The biggest barrier to change, growth, and innovation, is fear of failure. In preschool, kids ask about 100 questions a day and by middle school asking questions almost ceases completely. Why? For one reason, usually kids are rewarded for having the answer, not for asking a good question. So gradually they just stop asking and…

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365 days to happiness through physical health and mental wellness ~day 8 Find and fix 5 of these today and I promise you’ll have LESS stress by 8:00pm tonight! What am I talking about? …….Tolerations. Ya know those things that just kind of, well, are there. They annoy us, zap our energy and distract us…

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365 days to happiness through physical health and mental wellness ~day 7 For optimal health, it’s important that we are informed by the news, but not inundated by it. If you do not somehow put boundaries around how much, when and where you hear/watch the news, you run the risk of your body being in…

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365 days to happiness through physical health and mental wellness ~day 4 What is your most important value? Did you schedule time to nurture it today? (You can take a peak at yesterday’s post if you need help figuring out what it is) Please share your thoughts below, I’d love to hear & support you…

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365 days to happiness through physical health and mental wellness ~ day 2 Lighten up! Did you know that light affects your mood? If you live in an area that lacks sunlight during this time of year, you may experience lack of energy, increased sleepiness, poor & dull mood, and an increased appetite. Yikes! Exposure…

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Change: Can I Change? Is it Time to Change?  We have all been there. We have all played victim. Its tough to admit, most of the time, because you really are tired, or divorced, or underpaid and overworked. And there really are days were you feel like you are going crazy with the hectic schedule, loneliness,…

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Life Coaching, What is it Really? Whether you’ve heard of life coaching for years or just stumbled upon it recently, there is a good chance that you still may wonder. “Hmmm… that life coaching thing, what is it really? I don’t think its therapy, but what exactly is it?” Read on to learn: The formal definitions…

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The Funk That Crept Up My head was pounding …thump..thump….I was sitting there in a brown leather chair, head hung low, make-up-less, head  thump, thump, thumping, with a headache the size of Texas. I was drained, tired, and I didn’t care about much. I’m pretty sure I had run out of tears. My absolute fatigue…

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This is one of the hardest things to do: Make time for yourself. Period. And as a mom, daughter, wife, and working woman myself, I understand that. Sincerely. But what I also understand is that even though something is hard to do it does not, for one split second, mean you shouldn’t do it. Some things are…

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The Soul of Your Home Your home should speak to you, be comforting, and renew your energy. Unfortunately, one of the biggest energy-suckers is an unwelcoming home. Through the years, I have heard lots of stories of how your homes aren’t your favorite place to be, how cluttered, unwelcoming,  boring and stale they are. And…

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