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When Your Over-scheduled Life Doesn’t Play Fair

“The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray.”   I hope everyone has had a relaxing summer thus far!  If you haven’t, fear not…you’re definitely not alone.  My summer was supposed to loo...

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Dealing With Anxiety

Do you ever find yourself suddenly experiencing an intense moment of anxiety?  Some common symptoms of anxiety attacks include… Rapid heart rate Sweating, particularly sweaty palms Surge of overwhelming panic Fear of los...

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Reacting vs. Responding

Like many, I was left feeling shocked (and a bit disgusted) after watching the third and final leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, this Saturday.  If you are unfamiliar with what happened, here is the breakdown:  The...


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5 Secrets of Happy Couples

Have you ever wondered what exactly it is that those healthy and happy couples know about relationships that the rest of us don’t seem to know? Here are 5 of their secrets: They actively listen to each other.  Most of th...

Why Brainstorming Groups are So Powerful

Empower Yourself

It is time to take control of your goals!  You know what you want, and I promise you can achieve anything you set your mind to.  Far too often, we let our excuses get in the way.  Today, I challenge you to tackle your excuse...

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Healthy Relationship With Food

Far too many people, particularly women, have an unhealthy relationship with food.  On one end of the spectrum, people tend to hold a great deal of fear and anxiety around food, leading to severe restriction.  On the other en...


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How to Apologize

Have you ever been on the receiving end of an apology, and then left the conversation feeling like nothing happened?  Perhaps you felt worse?  If so, chances are the other party did not know how (or was unwilling) to voluntee...

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3 Tips to Evaluate The Diet Du Jour

Quick – name as many diet trends/fads/cleanses/lifestyles/whatevers as possible! Here’s what I came up with… Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarianism, Atkins, Dukan Diet, Master Cleanse, Fruitarian, Gluten Free, Dairy Free...

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3 Tips for Every Relationship

These are very exciting times for us!  Loving, committed relationships are no longer just for your average cookie cutter lovebirds.  Look at yourself, look around you – you’ll see men with women, men with men, wom...


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5 Signs You Should See A Therapist

We all go through times of loss, stress, and anger. Sometimes an objective third party helps you sort things out. Here are 5 signs you should see a therapist: You’re feeling depressed, angry, or numb most of the time.  E...