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Let’s Chat About Boobs – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Let’s Chat About Boobs – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You should know about the warning signs and how to reduce your risk of breast cancer. I’m not a doctor and am not offering medical advice. The information I am about to share with you is from The Centers of Disease Control and...

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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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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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The Myth of Work/Life Balance

The Myth of Work/Life Balance

We often see the term work/life balance as if you can only do one at a time, as if you can only be happy if you find the proper mix. The myth of work/life balance is that they are two separate entities. This is not true. If you have a job, you probably spend 8 or 9...

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What Are You Waiting For?

What Are You Waiting For?

What prevents people from taking action, from striving for their goals? In my coaching practice, one of the things we see most is that they are waiting for something. Instead of acting now, they think there will be a more suitable time to find a new job, or lose the...

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Each Day You Have a Choice

Each Day You Have a Choice

As I'm writing this it's Sunday evening. Monday is the start of the work week and usually people stress out about that. I've written about Mondays before. But I want you to know that each day you have a choice. In fact, you have many choices. It doesn't matter if it's...

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Accepting Leadership

Accepting Leadership

I was a shy kid. I was quiet and obedient. This didn't stop me from always being on a stage. I sang in the choir. I danced in ballet recitals. I ultimately ended up on the New York stage hiding behind fictional characters. I never thought I'd grow up to be a leader of...

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I Was Gonna

I Was Gonna

“I was gonna donate food to the animal shelter this Christmas but my schedule got crazy.” “I was gonna bring home rolls from the bakery for dinner but they didn’t look that good.” “I was gonna invite my aunt over for lunch but I got busy.” I lot of people talk about...

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How To Be a Scandalous Woman

How To Be a Scandalous Woman

Well-behaved women seldom make history. ~ Laurel Thatcher Ulrich I love reading biographies of scandalous women, not bad people, but women who have raised a few eyebrows. Women are usually put down for drawing attention to themselves or acting unladylike. We’re told...

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Don’t Be So Obedient

Don’t Be So Obedient

I'm in a rebellious mood, so I thought I'd talk to you about letting go of the things that no longer serve you. Let's discuss how to not be so obedient. We were all taught certain rules growing up, by our parents, our teachers, even by society. Social pressure led us...

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I’m Not Sorry

I’m Not Sorry

I went through the Starbucks drive-thru the other day and ordered my standard non-fat latte. I got halfway home before I realized they gave me a sweet chai latte. I turned around and went through the line again and said, "I'm sorry but this is not what I ordered."...

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