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Emotional Intelligence: Raise It, Use It

A lot of us are logical. We love to think, analyze, and plan. When things make sense, we’re happy. However there is a completely different side of intelligence for us to utilize: emotion. As women, we are actually well equipp...

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When Life Is Too Much

When life gets overwhelming we all wish we had a magic reset button that would clear away the busyness, worry, and clutter and let us start over. Well, guess what, you have the ability to do that whenever you choose. By becomin...

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Why I Threw Up My Middle Fingers and Walked Away

  A couple of weeks ago, I sat on the phone and got verbally destroyed by someone I worked with. We were negotiating my pay for some upcoming workshops I was teaching. After picking all the dates and getting the details la...


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Is Gratitude Reserved for the Good Stuff?

It’s a lot easier to be grateful when things are going incredibly well in your life. When money rolls in, when you have that fun out night with your friends, when you realize you love the person you’re with so frickin m...

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7 Lessons Learned From My Sick Bed

This past week had me sick in bed in a pile of tissues. It wasn’t pretty, and it wasn’t fun. However in my slug-like state I was a reminded of a few things we forget all too quickly when we’re feeling good rus...

Nothing is stronger than a habit

How to Break a Bad Habit

As humans we are creatures of habit. We create them out of necessity, to bring simplicity to a rather chaotic world, and to allow our brain to focus on one of the other 10,000 things going on in our lives. When a habit is forme...


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Your Body Is Talking. Are You Listening?

Your body is incredibly smart. Your heart pumps blood without you having to think about it. Your breath flows in and out without you having to control it. Our bodies are an extraordinary system of parts inextricably woven toget...

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This is Why You’re Stuck

This is a gremlin. You might be wondering what I mean by “gremlin.” When I talk about them most people think of the furry creatures from the 80’s movie. Nope, not those. Gremlins are what I, and many other great coaches/t...

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6 Things We Can Learn From The Oscars

The Academy Awards represent the highlight of award season. The best of the best are honored among their peers as millions of viewers watch on at home. The night is filled with glamour, humor, and a lot of humanity. As a life c...


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3 Things to Remember When You Take Things Personally

Every so often someone comes along and pushes our buttons. It’s as if they know the exact kryptonite that makes us react. In reality, they likely have no idea they are hitting your weak spot. But sometimes it can feel so darn...