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A Note About Black Friday

A Note About Black Friday

I had planned a shopping post for Black Friday, but then I got so exhausted from all the pre-Black Friday emails I was receiving, that I decided to let it go. While I know everyone needs to make money, and we all want to buy holiday gifts, the rampant consumerism gets...

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Be Your Own Superhero

Be Your Own Superhero

Hollywood keeps making movies about superheroes. They are really digging deep and coming up with the obscure characters no one remembers. Ant-Man, anyone? He's coming soon to a theatre near you. But in reality, you need to be your own superhero. Is the state of the...

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Money Mindset – The Key To Building Wealth

Money Mindset – The Key To Building Wealth

I was listening to a talk the other day about money mindset, and I realized that I have a lot of preconceived notions around money that I wasn’t even aware of. These are things we are taught from an early age. This talk was really eye-opening for me, and I thought I...

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Create Your Own Romance

Create Your Own Romance

When we are little girls we grow up thinking life will be like a fairy tale romance. We will be princesses and meet a handsome prince and live happily ever after. We'll wear beautiful dresses and stroll through the sculpted gardens of our castle estate. Well, why not?...

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A Note About Black Friday

A Note About Black Friday

I had planned a shopping post for Black Friday, but then I got so exhausted from all the pre-Black Friday emails I was receiving, that I decided to let it go. While I know everyone needs to make money, and we all want to buy holiday gifts, the rampant consumerism gets...

read more
Be Your Own Superhero

Be Your Own Superhero

Hollywood keeps making movies about superheroes. They are really digging deep and coming up with the obscure characters no one remembers. Ant-Man, anyone? He's coming soon to a theatre near you. But in reality, you need to be your own superhero. Is the state of the...

read more
Money Mindset – The Key To Building Wealth

Money Mindset – The Key To Building Wealth

I was listening to a talk the other day about money mindset, and I realized that I have a lot of preconceived notions around money that I wasn’t even aware of. These are things we are taught from an early age. This talk was really eye-opening for me, and I thought I...

read more
Create Your Own Romance

Create Your Own Romance

When we are little girls we grow up thinking life will be like a fairy tale romance. We will be princesses and meet a handsome prince and live happily ever after. We'll wear beautiful dresses and stroll through the sculpted gardens of our castle estate. Well, why not?...

read more
Working From Home, La Dolce Vita Style

Working From Home, La Dolce Vita Style

One of the great things about working from home is the freedom to plan and schedule your day in whatever way you choose. However, one of the pitfalls of working from home is that you can fall into a rut. If you work from home and find yourself wearing your pajamas all...

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The Shop Is Open

The Shop Is Open

While I was redesigning this website, I closed the shop temporarily. The shop is open again and features an important new product. You can still order our classic "Ciao" and "La Dolce Vita" coffee mugs. I removed the tee shirts to make room for new fun merchandise...

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What You Resist Persists – Mindset Change

What You Resist Persists – Mindset Change

“What you resist not only persists, but will grow in size.” — Carl Jung When I was coaching individual clients, most people wanted to break a bad habit or improve their daily lives in some way. These seem like large obstacles, but it's actually much easier than you...

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Getting Things Done When You Lack Motivation

Getting Things Done When You Lack Motivation

Getting thing done when you lack motivation really depends on your mindset. How you feel about what you are doing makes all the difference. You can tell yourself you hate what you are doing and have a miserable time of it. Or you can think about all of the benefits of...

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We Must Do These Things

We Must Do These Things

When I lived in California, I drove to work on a stretch of road that ran alongside the beach. It was a beautiful drive and several times a week I would see a man parked on the side of the road, sitting on the hood of his car playing the saxophone. I assumed he...

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