When should you give up on your dreams?

August 12, 2014

Well, I still haven’t yet managed to pull together all the photos from my Epic European Adventure with Griffin to share with you. But I can share a few more favorite pics from our trip – this time from the top of the Eiffel Tower. As you know, we spent about 8 hours on the […]

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Simple Steps to Maximize Your Mindset (90% of success is based on this!)

August 5, 2014

Life has been so full with getting back to my life and work that I haven’t yet managed to pull together all the photos from my Epic European Adventure with Griffin. I’ll share more once I do, but for now you can get a peek at Panthera (the boat – in the background) in the […]

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The best personal development advice is in a business book

July 29, 2014

I just got back from my epic European Adventure with Griffin! Of all the wonderful photos I have from the trip, I’m particularly delighted to share this one of Griffin and my former client and current cher amie, Nadine. When I found out that we were going to have a 9-hour layover in Paris before […]

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Go Ahead: Judge Your Neighbor!

July 22, 2014

Yes, life would be so much easier and SO much better if everyone would simply conform to my perfect way of doing things. Fortunately, I’ve learned to care more about my happiness than being right, and that’s where Byron Katie’s The Work has been SO helpful. By doing The Work, I stopped being frustrated with my […]

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Does slow and steady REALLY win the race?

July 15, 2014

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson” As you may know, I completed my 5th marathon in March. But what you may not know is what got me into running marathons in the first place. When I was in my early 30’s I […]

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How to Make the Most of Summer (for no-or-low cost!)

July 8, 2014

A few years ago I realized that what I really want from the summer is to have fun and make memories with my family and friends – and the “Summer Bucket List” was born. I use this list to make sure that, when we’re mostly at home, we make the most out of our summer. And […]

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How I’m taking most of the summer off

July 1, 2014

Ever since my son Griffin entered elementary school (he completed 3rd grade this year), I have wanted to take the summer off to just “be” with him. One of the many reasons I quit my hospital job a couple of months ago is because I wanted the freedom and flexibility to make that dream a […]

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How to Stop Negative Thoughts from Derailing Your Dreams

June 24, 2014

If I had a nickel every time I heard someone say she is plagued by negative thoughts that keep her feeling stuck and small…I would have quite a nice pile of nickels. Since I wrote about quitting my job a couple of months ago, I’ve gotten a lot of requests to talk more about the faith […]

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Are you too busy driving to get gas?

June 17, 2014

I recently watched a great video of Stephen Covey talking about “Big Rocks,” which are our true priorities, rather than the daily time wasters that usually take up most of our days. You have to watch it for yourself, but here’s the gist: he took a bunch of big rocks and created labels for them like, […]

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How to co-create your dreams with the 68-second drill.

June 10, 2014

If you’re aware of the Law of Attraction this concept is familiar: Your thoughts become your reality. No matter what is happening in your life, you can deliberately choose the way you think about what’s happening, down to the individual thoughts that cross your brain. Yes, many of your thoughts will “think” themselves – and […]

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