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Finding Your Aesthetic as a Key to Your Future

Finding Your Aesthetic as a Key to Your Future

Our lives have changed dramatically during this pandemic. Most of us spent a lot more time at home than we are used to. Now that we can see the light at the end of the proverbial quarantine tunnel, it’s time to get ready to be back to normal. Finding your aesthetic...

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Things To Do Instead of Making Resolutions

Things To Do Instead of Making Resolutions

When I first started exploring the concept of a La Dolce Vita lifestyle, I was reacting to the fact that everyone around me was talking about their New Year resolutions and all of the bad habits they were going to fix. It struck me as very negative behavior. "I'm not...

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The Week Between Christmas and New Year

The Week Between Christmas and New Year

I want to encourage you to take this week between Christmas and New Year to rest and think. We’re always so busy and stressed leading up to the holidays, and this has been a crazy year. I want you to take some time to relax, recuperate, and enjoy your gifts. Spend...

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10 Ways To Get Into the Christmas Spirit

10 Ways To Get Into the Christmas Spirit

Having trouble getting into the spirit of the holiday season? Try these 10 foolproof ways of getting into the Christmas spirit. 1. Watch Christmas movies and classic TV specials from your childhood like A Charlie Brown Christmas, It’s a Wonderful Life, Frosty 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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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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How To Stand Out in Your Field

How To Stand Out in Your Field

I’ve been thinking a lot about the time I spent in NYC when I was an acting student. I learned a lot of lessons about the theatre business that can directly relate to the entrepreneurial world and life in general. If you want to learn how to stand out in your field,...

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Too Much Gratitude Can Be Dangerous

Too Much Gratitude Can Be Dangerous

In the personal growth world, we talk a lot about gratitude. I write about gratitude often myself. But too much gratitude can be too much of a good thing. Being too grateful can keep you from your dreams. When you are down on your luck or at an in-between place in...

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