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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. 

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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November is National Adoption Awareness Month

The phrase, “Imposter Syndrome” has become a hot topic for life coaches in recent years.  I have noticed its prevalence among my own clients.  The syndrome, which does not discriminate, reaching beautiful, educated, successful women, who easily appear as forces to be reckoned with to the outside world.  The term, “Imposter Syndrome,” is described in […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

I still feel a disconnect when I think about breast cancer, even though I see the scars from my double mastectomy on my naked body each day.  When I discuss my experience, it often feels like I am referring to someone else, even though I know this is my story. Perhaps this feeling of disconnect […]

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