Choose Your Theme

… and forget the New Year’s resolutions, which are likely already drifting towards oblivion, buried under mounds of to-do lists and ingrained habits. Which is just as well since the overall success rate on New Year’s resolutions is abysmal! So,...

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Habits of Courage

My client Joanne is in the midst of a difficult professional decision. The option she knows is best for both her career and her happiness also happens to be the one that scares the *^&# out of her. I have...

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Joy is Not Just for the Holidays

Tis the season of joy. And what a short season it is. By the beginning of January, the holidays are over, the parties have wound down, and, other than hoping to find something in your closet that fits, it’s back...

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You can have it all …

depending upon your definition of all. 😉 Several years ago during introductions in the first session of my Art of Balance program, Marie introduced herself by saying, “I believe I can have it all, just not at exactly the same...

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Enjoy the Holidays (Seriously!)

Two of my good friends give Martha Stewart a run for her money this time of year. They both bake enough to feed a small country, decorate as if Better Homes and Gardens is scheduled for a photo shoot, and...

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Create Your Own Reality Show

Since the premier of the American series Survivor on May 31, 2000, reality television has skyrocketed in popularity. A quick web search yielded over ninety shows dedicated exclusively to the genre. That’s a big audience watching other people’s seemingly more...

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Pick Just One Thing

Our dog Jasper arrived into our lives when he was eighteen months old and immediately proceeded to redecorate our house. We called it the Milk-Bone look. Crumbs, pieces, and piles that resembled abstract art covered large swaths of the floor....

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Live Like You Mean It: The Life-is-Short Mini-Manifesto

Life is short. We all know that intellectually. But knowing doesn’t always translate into living. That was true for me until twenty years ago, when I lost my best friend. When Paul died, I shifted from conceptually knowing that life...

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Resilience: The Baking Powder of Success

What was the best piece of cake you’ve ever eaten? Close your eyes and take a moment to remember it. (Mmm. Mine was my wedding cake six years ago.) Now that you’ve had that mouth-watering moment (and hopefully, you’re not...

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Attitude Trumps Facts

My friend Angela is one of the most cheerful people you’ll ever meet. I thought I’d gotten used to her optimism and centeredness … but I was wrong. My amazement returned when, after being diagnosed with breast cancer, she said,...

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