What’s so fascinating about you anyway? (open up and I’ll tell you!!)

December 16, 2014

That’s a photo of me, Doug and Griffin at Griffin’s Holiday Piano Recital last week! He played Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker March so beautifully. The best part was the JOY, pride and satisfaction he felt after he was done. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: there’s no better feeling in the world than the […]

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How Curiosity Can Solve Your Greatest Problems (+ I achieved another dream!)

December 9, 2014

I’m on the cover of the current issue of Aspire Magazine!! I still haven’t wrapped my brain around this momentous occasion! Yes, I created a very strong vision this time last year of what I wanted in my life by the end of this year. And yes, I took massive, determined action every day – […]

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How to Become Pain Body Proof (+ news of my book!)

December 2, 2014

That’s a photo of my family around the table before we dug into the Thanksgiving feast Doug and I prepared for the occasion. Usually we’re surrounded by a lot more of our family, but because of my dad’s health issues, we made our home the hub for a small but powerful celebration of our blessings […]

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the words you need most right now (+ two FREE gifts)

November 25, 2014

That’s a photo of Griffin and one of his BFF’s kicking off a 9-day break from school for their Thanksgiving vacation. It’s one of my great joys to see Griffin and his friends play for hours with their imaginations driving the fun. (My pic didn’t really catch it, but what you’re seeing is an epic […]

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how to increase the number of positive events in your life (+ Free Gift for You!)

November 18, 2014

That’s a photo of me and my dear friends Mauri and Jen getting a jump on the holiday fun! Griffin, Doug and I hosted our 11th Annual Thanksgiving Party. This gathering is one of the ways we choose to celebrate the holidays with our “non-belly-button” family and it was delightful as always. Speaking of my […]

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why cancer is a great teacher (+ other lessons learned from truly undesirable circumstances)

November 11, 2014

That’s me with my dad. He just found out last week that he had a very invasive form of skin cancer – and had to have ALL of his right nostril PLUS a lot of adjacent facial tissue removed! His doctor is confident that he got all of the cancer, and he’s already started the […]

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How to surf fear (and stop squandering your one wild and precious life)

November 4, 2014

That’s me with my mentor, Fabienne Fredrickson, after our very special VIP Day together last week. I then spent the rest of the week working “on” my business within her year-long training program. It really was an epic week – in the last week alone I finished my chapter for Choosing Happiness, an anthology that […]

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This ONE Feeling Gets You on the Shortest Path to Your Dreams (+ My Mind Movie!)

October 28, 2014

“Strength implies remaining the subject of one’s life.” – Simone de Beauvoir The photo to the right shows a scene from Griffin’s Annual “Apple Pie Baking and Movie Making Play Date” at our home last week. I was careful to really savor his wonderful friendships right at this moment – filled with lots of light […]

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The Coolest Drug Doesn’t Require a Prescription (or fear of incarceration)

October 21, 2014

I just snapped this photo of Griffin and our dog, Spencer. They’re often inseparable. Is there anything better than the love between a boy and his dog? I’ve talked about the joy I experienced from “big” pleasures like swimming in the Ionian Sea or climbing the Eiffel Tower, but of course, it’s much more likely […]

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When you think it’s hopeless, it’s time to create a miracle. (powerful evidence inside!)

October 14, 2014

The photo to the right is me with my dear friend, Mary Cade, and her adorable daughter, Emeryn. You’ll find out more about them below, but first a little background for readers that are new to the Midwife for Your Life community. For many years I’ve asked family, friends, and dear readers to give to […]

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