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The Deep Yes and The Brave No

May 23, 2014

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In March, we bought our first electric car. Not only it is awesome not to have to buy gas every week, but it makes me feel like we’re really being as environmentally responsible as possible. We dished out big money to have all energy-saver appliances when we bought our home, we’ve signed up with the […]

Just because you get it…

February 16, 2013

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…doesn’t mean that everybody else does.  The other week I was coaching a client who is having trouble with her friendships. This woman is kind, thoughtful and intelligent. She makes sure to show up for the people she loves. During one of our sessions, I actually thought to myself-If she’s having trouble making good friends, then […]

Unexpressed love

February 7, 2013

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There have been two times in my life that I’ve almost died. The first one came at age 19, when I was diagnosed with stage 3b lymphoma. The other one came when I had my son and went into severe heart failure. Both times were somewhat similar. Rather than a life-flashing-before-my-eyes  kind of experience, I […]

The should story-part 2

January 25, 2013

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The use of the word “should” is a good indicator that you’re arguing with reality. The only time we use this verb is when we’re lamenting something that didn’t happen (as in: I should have saved more money) or when we’re upset about something that happened (as in: He should not have cheated on me.) […]

Starting Small

January 7, 2013

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If you read the newsletter for this month, you know how important I believe it is to start small when it comes to any goals you have. If you’ve resolved to make this year the year you carve out your own personal path to happiness, then you’re going to want to take things one step […]

The Best Advice

January 3, 2013

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The best advice doesn’t come from your best friend, your mom, your mentor or even your life coach.  The best advice comes from within you.  Well, that’s all fine and dandy, isn’t it? But I’m sure you’ve had enough of the self-help, vague platitudes. The real question is-if the best advice comes from within you, […]

Resolve

January 1, 2013

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A *new* year. A clean slate. And perhaps a list of things you’ve resolved to do. Or not do. Maybe you’ve decided to give up smoking, stop eating chocolate, lose ten pounds. Who knows? Perhaps you’re on a treadmill right now, power walking furiously and logging your breakfast onto MyFitnessPal. Or maybe you haven’t made any […]