I’m Not Doing My Brilliant Thing Because…

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…I can’t get myself to take action!   You do have a brilliant thing that you really want to create. Maybe you want to start a new career, or build a healthy, strong body, or host a fabulous party, or write a book, or re-do your closet… Something that you are super excited about. But […]

Why Is That Goal SO Hard to Reach?

How do I get over this wall

You have a goal – to find a new job that better matches your strengths and interests; to spend more quality time with your family; to walk for thirty minutes five times a week; to take a fabulous trip to Costa Rica … something you say you are passionate about achieving! You’ve had this goal […]

Discipline is Remembering What You Want

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This quote from David Campbell, founder of Saks Fifth Avenue, is one of my all time favorites.  We often think of discipline as a way to get ourselves to do things we don’t really want to do – whether that’s exercise; working on a large, multi-faceted project; eating well; or doing chores around the house. […]

How to Get Clear on Where You’re Going

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You hear lots of folks talking about the importance of having a clear vision, clear priorities and clear goals in order to be living a joyful, fulfilling life – but do you really understand how critical this is? Clarity gives you energy, a sense of purpose, focus when making decisions, and a sense of both […]

Fill Your Cup with Delight Every Day

Fill Your Cup with Delight

It’s not what you do it’s how you do it.  It’s not what you see, it’s how you look at it.  It’s not how your life is, it’s how you live it. ~ Nishan Panwar Do you take time every day to do something to delight yourself? I love the word “delight!”  It has the […]

What is Yours to Do Today?

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I don’t remember where I first heard this question, but it is a powerful way to calm and center yourself when you’re feeling frazzled: “What is mine to do today?” Many of us struggle with feelings of busyness and overwhelm.  It’s so easy to get caught up in our endless to-do lists – to get […]

Busy Women’s Guide to Self Care for a Happy, Healthy (Sane) Holiday Season

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Most folks I speak with at this time of year have a bit of a frantic gleam in their eyes as they describe all that they’ve got on their plates for the upcoming holiday season.  They are looking forward to family, friends, fun and cherished holiday traditions AND they feel overwhelmed at the thought of all there […]

The Easiest Way to Optimize Your Energy & Feel Better Immediately

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Do you want more physical, mental and emotional energy to help you enjoy all that want to do in your life? I don’t know anyone who says “No” to that question.  We all want to feel our best and not just slog through our days.  We all need to manage our energy to live the […]

How Do You Recover From the Epic Fail?

Recover from Failure

“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”  Oscar Wilde We have all experienced it.  The epic fail.  Nobody came to your party.  You didn’t get the job.  You really stuck your foot in your mouth with a new acquaintance.  Anything that you’ve planned, hoped and worked toward with all of your heart that […]

Slow Down…No Matter How Busy You Are

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Your alarm goes off. You hit the snooze button several times before pulling yourself out of bed. This is the only moment in the day in which you will be slow. From here on out you are on the clock – eating in a hurry, speeding off to work or somewhere with the kids, rushing […]