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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. 

10 New Year’s Affirmations for 2023: Why You Should Set An Intention, Not A Resolution

Natasha Burton interviewed Shari and other experts for this timely piece which was originally published on November 15, 2022 for DailyOM.

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How A Devastating Cancer Diagnosis Forced Me Into A Purpose Driven Life

By Shari Leid Written For and Originally published in Your Tango on October 24, 2022. I was 47 years old when I heard the words that one in 8 women will hear during her lifetime: “I am sorry, the results are positive. You have breast cancer.” This was in October of 2018. My kids were in […]

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The Art Of Friendship: How to Start Conversations That Attract Friends

Shari was interviewed by Mia Brabham, reporter for Shonda Rhime’s digital platform, Shondaland. Read this timely and fabulously written piece here! Great advice from a number of experts as we re-connect with others after the last 2 years of social distancing!

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This Mindset Coach Reveals The Secret To Her 25 Year Marriage

Originally written for and published by Your Tango on July 15, 2022. I’m happily married. But, happily, has not always been the case over my 25 years of marriage. Yes, 25 years. This summer, my husband and I are throwing a blowout party to celebrate our milestone wedding anniversary. A lot has changed since we […]

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3 Simple Ways To Establish A Friendship With Anyone You Meet

Check out Shari’s article written for Modern Professional — originally published on June 25, 2022.

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The one question to ask that can change everything in a relationship

On the cusp of her 25th Wedding Anniversary, Shari was interviewed by Simone Paget for the Toronto Sun. Read it here! (Originally published June 19, 2022).

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The Art of Friendship: How to Bond With a Stranger

Shari was interviewed by Mia Brabham, reporter for Shonda Rhime’s digital platform, Shondaland. Read this timely and fabulously written piece here! Great advice from a number of experts as we re-connect with others after the last 2 years of social distancing!

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NEW COACHING PACKAGE

Check out the new coaching package — ELI Assessment + Debrief + 3 sessions.   What is the ELI Assessment? The Energy Leadership Assessment (ELI) is a proprietary attitudinal assessment tool only available via an IPEC (Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching) trained Coach and Master Practitioner.   Recommended by Forbes as one of the […]

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Pivoting Your Career In 2022?

By Shari Leid, written for Diversity Professional Magazine, published Spring 2022 edition. Does it seem like everyone these days has a life coach? If you haven’t worked with a life coach before, you may be wondering what exactly a life coach does. When describing the work of a life coach, I often provide the analogy […]

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Why It’s OK to End Toxic Friendships

Written by Shari Leid for Mommybites – originally published on December 28, 2021. As a parent of a young child, you teach countless skills daily. But chances are that you aren’t spending enough time teaching your child how to set boundaries, especially when it comes to ending toxic relationships with friends. If this sounds like […]

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