The Vulnerability Hangover

Two weeks ago, I woke up with the worst hangover – not from drinking too much, but from sharing too much. I had what Brene Brown, acclaimed author and research…

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37 Life Lessons

I especially love to celebrate others, but it’s always been harder for me to celebrate myself. However, with the encouragement of family and friends, I’m changing that. I’m allowing myself…

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I Dimmed My Light

“Your inner light hasn’t been shining so bright recently,” she said to me in a low, concerned tone as she leaned over the counter. I smiled, or, at least I…

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Kick Self-Sabotage to the Curb

  The other day I was talking to my dear friend, Kevin Michael about his dreams and aspirations.   “You know,” he said, taking a long, dramatic pause, “this,” and…

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The Sugar Cookie Effect

  Life isn’t fair.   Most of us struggle with this basic tenet of life. We don’t always understand why some people get the good end of the stick of…

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The Wake-up Call

  Last week, Kimberly Spreen-Glick, an innovator and change agent in the fitness industry – and someone who I consider a huge mentor (though we’ve never met in person) –…

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Life isn’t always fair

    It’s not fair.   It’s a phrase that likely has been with us our whole life, to greater and lesser degrees. As children, we learned to use the…

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