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Holistic Intelligence (why following your heart isn’t enough)

  There’s a lot of talk out there about following your heart. When you do it leads you to your passion, to your deepest desires. It takes you away from doing what other people want you to do, or what you think you should be ...

conversations

Keep Your Mouth Shut (Why It Pays to Listen)

You are standing right there in front of them seeing words come out of their mouth. Despite your intention to focus in, those words seem to float off and land anywhere but your mind. When they do, you’re wrapped up in int...

7ways to make your life easier

7 Tips to Make Your Life Easier

Do you ever wish there was a big fat EASY button you could press to simplify life? Wouldn’t that be nice! Well, these 7 tips to make your life easier are the next best thing. Implement them and enjoy the results. Channel ...


RFW?

What’s your RFW?

R.F.W. I’m talking about the combination of rest, fun, and work in your life. Think of it as the golden key to your peace, happiness, and fulfillment. You might be struggling to balance all three aspects, which is why I encou...

be present

What Does Being Present Really Mean?

Sitting at her desk, Jill stared off into the clouds thinking about how much she wanted to go out for a run. Out for her evening run, she couldn’t help but think about all the laundry waiting for her at home that she’d been...

imperfect

Embracing Wabi-sabi: Be a Little Crazy

You know this person. They’ll say or do anything to make you happy. They probably agree with whatever you just said. They go out of their way to fit into your group or be like you. It’s annoying, because you know it’s fak...


lady by the daffs

5 Tips to Rock Your Spring Season

If you live in Chicago (or anywhere like it), you got to experience the collective spring fever this past weekend. The weather finally warmed, and people are itching to get out and strut in their next spring looks. You can tell...

truth

10 Life Truths for Less Stress Right Now

After feeling like I got body slammed by life last week, I dug deep and came back to some of the major truths that keep me centered and grounded. Amidst chaos, stress, and busyness it’s is easy to forget what is most impo...

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Thriving – Make This 1 Choice to Move Beyond Surviving

“I’m so stressed out!” When was the last time you said that? Last week? Today? Five minutes ago? I’m pretty sure that phrase makes it on the “Top 5 Things Americans Say” list. If not, it should be an honorary additi...


start up documents

20 Things I’ve Learned (so far) About Starting a Business

Starting a business is an adventure, no doubt about that. Along the way there are twists and turns, bumps and roadblocks, success and surprises. After writing my most recent quarter review and sending it off to my mentor, I rea...