Archive | November, 2013

The Holidays Trigger Perfectionism

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Because I know that confession is good for the soul, let me be frank with the fact that I struggle with perfectionism.  Now, to be honest, it isn’t as prevalent in the day-to-day living as it used to be. And for that I am thankful. But it would be a big fat lie if I […]

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Getting Back to Gratitude

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It’s that time of year again. The time when everyone makes a bigger show of talking about gratitude.  I’m sure you’ve heard it before, but gratitude isn’t just a dish served on Thanksgiving.  No, darling, an active gratitude practice can help you re-wire your brain and support you in creating a life that you love. […]

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Take off Your Cape, Wonder Woman

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I’m going to tell you one of the simple facts of life darling: no matter how hard you try, you cannot change another person. You can help them.  You can influence them with how you treat them and what you say to them.  You can support their dreams.  You can nourish them. You can inspire […]

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Ditching Drama as a Lifestyle Choice

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Do you know those people? The folks who seem like something is always happening to them? Flat tires, broken hearts, ecstatic love affairs (that then crash and burn into tragic moments)? It’s an endless parade of always being busy, always running out the door, always having things be better (or worse) than they are for […]

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