Can we Talk? Obviously not. (A rare rant)

This is not about politics. I don’t like politics – and probably for one huge reason that reflects directly on a monstrous deficit in our society – we have forgotten how to communicate in a respectable way. The world appears to have become divided between those who attack and those who are offended. What ever …

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Defeating Our Truest Enemies

I don’t like to fight. Yet, I think I’ve always bought into the notion that you have to have a fighter’s spirit in order to survive in this world. For this reason it only makes sense to heed the first rule of wartime – know your enemies. This knowledge is the sharpened sword that will help us to cut through the obstacles and reclaim our own power.

Resolution Success: Tips for Staying the Course

Believe it or not, if you set a New Year’s Resolution then today is the day that you will most likely give it up. Studies show that most people abandon their resolutions just one week into the new year. If you can relate, listen up! Instead of giving in – this is the moment to …

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The Modern Diet Tool Box – Dropping the Pounds without the Sacrifice

Are you finally ready to drop those unwanted pounds? Well, with today’s modern resources you can do it – and without being hungry! They key is knowledge and today’s technology makes reaching your goal easier than ever before. It took me almost 10 months to do it – but I’ve finally achieved my New Year’s …

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Letting Go of Your Old Story

Well, I’m emerging out of a quiet period. I go through these phases periodically where I just really have nothing to say – and I always feel that, in that case, it’s best to just keep quiet. There's nothing worse than talking just for the sake of hearing yourself talk! However, I’ve found that these …

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Huge Leaps in a Positive Direction

I woke up this morning to the sight of the sun glistening off the lake behind my home and my heart was instantly filled with a profound gratitude for the simple beauty of the world around us. So often our thoughts are focused on personal hardships, world catastrophes or the difficult circumstances that surround us …

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The Pain and Pleasure of Living

When I wrote the book Pain, Passion & Purpose, I never thought that it would become my own go-to manual for living. Why would it? These were profound revelations and insights gifted to me during a time of deep soul-searching, surely I would become changed by each and every one of them. And while I …

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Using your Spiritual Tool Kit

(Excerpt from Pain, Passion & Purpose )Life can seem so complicated when we’re trying to control all the variables and muscle our way through to our goals, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Each and every one of us can enlist the helping hand of Spirit. The trick is learning how to decipher …

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Gearing up for Life

I can’t believe we’re already two months into 2014 – and for most of it, I’ve been caught up inside some sort of mental fog. I’ve been finding myself getting sucked into the drama, demands and drudgery of daily life. Little by little, another layer of haze descends on my outlook, dampening my enthusiasm – …

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Modern Mottos for a More Productive Mindset in 2014

It’s 2014 and we would all like to be happier and more productive.  But how do we do that? In the wise words of En Vogue, “Free your mind and the rest will follow…” After watching my husband emerge from a long and peaceful weekend nap on the couch, I smiled and said, “Must be …

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