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A place where I openly share my personal experiences and thoughts to connect, motivate, inspire and journey through life with you. 

This Month – I Drafted A Personal Mission Statement, {Which Feels Vulnerable To Share….}

The purpose of a mission statement is to describe why an entity exists, what its overall goal is, what product or service it provides, and includes a description of the  primary customers or market that it wishes to serve.    Staying at home during the Covid-19 pandemic has provided the opportunity for a moment of […]

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A New Business Mission Statement Brings Opportunity and Purpose

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, while sheltered in place and witnessing the pain that was unfolding across the world, I struggled to find a way to contribute to the healing.  I realized that I was in a position which allowed me to offer free life coaching to women economically affected by COVID-19.  As […]

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Fight or Flight and The COVID-19 Pandemic

Fight or flight, a physiological response to  stress that is brought about by a perceived harmful event, attack of threat to survival.  COVID-19 has prompted this human survival instinct in all of us.  Fight, we feel immense anger about what the virus is doing to our loved ones, our own health, our education system, our […]

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Pro Bono Coaching Sessions for Women Economically Affected by COVID-19

I have adjusted my work hours to allow the time capacity to offer pro bono (free) coaching sessions for women who have been economically affected by COVID-19. My heart hurts for the world as this virus has not only gripped each one of us, but has caused divide in a time that we need each […]

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What is your fear? Here is mine…

Glossophobia:  The fear of public speaking.  We have all seen the statistics, they range from 75% to up to 90% of the population listed as having the fear of public speaking.  Overall, fear of public speaking ranks as American’s biggest phobia.  Where does this fear come from?  Often it comes from a place of social […]

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The Secret to Resolutions That Stick

Last month’s journal topic focused on New Year’s Resolutions.  Now that it is January 31st, how are your New Year’s Resolutions going? If you have not made the progress that you hoped to this past month, you are not alone. When making New Year’s Resolutions, we step into the New Year with an earnest intent […]

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New Year! New Resolutions! Well,…maybe…

New Year! New Resolutions! Well,….maybe… Confession: I am a serial New Year’s Resolutions setter.  My magic number is 10!!  Each year, since Middle School, I have made a list of 10 resolutions for the year to come.   Historically, I have tucked these resolutions away somewhere and admittedly did not look at them ever again. I […]

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The 50/50 Friendship Flow Challenge Will Change Your Life

What if I told you that every person that is in your life is both your teacher and your student?  What if I told you that everyone who comes into your life, is in your life for a purpose? The 50/50 Friendship Flow encourages each of us to give one another the gift of time.  […]

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The Way I Evaluate the World, Affects How I Feel

The way I evaluate the world, affects how I feel.  An event occurs, I evaluate, and then my emotions control my experience. Put a different way, thoughts control our emotions and emotions control our experience.  This is an important truth that I remind myself of when facing difficult situations.  While we frequently do not have […]

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The 50/50 Friendship Flow – CHALLENGE!!!

If you know me personally, this past year you may have witnessed my 50 dates with 50 women who have had an impact on my life.  I chose to meet with 50 women during my 50th year of life, to sit down one on one for the purpose of sharing with each woman what they […]

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