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Nicole Griffin

Learning to Fly

I worked in office settings on and off for ten years.  The offs were grad school and travel (that I always felt like I was scheming and stealing to maintain my sanity).  The last job that I had, I hated.  I had studied International Business and Arabic in grad school and felt very passionate about working to create economic opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa.  I moved to DC after graduation and struggled to find a full time job in my field.  After six months of couch surfing and interviewing, I finally accepted a job completely outside of my field.  I then spend the next 2.5 years working in dental education.  I think the universe was definitely sending me a strong message/playing me for a fool because wtf random landing is that? Read More

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Nicole Griffin

Recent Favorites

  I fancy myself a bit of a wellness maven, constantly on a quest for new knowledge, experiences, and most importantly, quality!  Here are a few of my recent favorite things.....   Cryotherapy   I recently discovered cryotherapy at Capital Cryo in DC and am totally hooked!  As a lifelong athlete, full-time yoga teacher, and puppy mom, not only do I lead a very active life, but I also have a litany of injuries and sore spots.  I'm always looking for new ways to stay healthy and heal myself without medical intervention.  I was thrilled to try cryotherapy for the first time a few weeks ago and immediately felt the results.  Full body crytherapy treatments are typically 1.5-3 minutes long in temperatures getting as low as -250 farenheit.  It feels quite strange and cold at first, but the treatment goes by quickly and the very knowledgeable technicians talk you through the entire experience. Read More

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