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Three things I learned from Bethenny Frankel’s New Book

I met Bethenny at a local book signing event. Bethenny Frankel is The Real Housewives of New York star, power house behind the Skinnygirl brand, and author of I Suck at Relationships So You Don’t Have To: 10 Rules for Not Screwing Up Your Happily Ever After. Bethenny’s book really resonated with me. I’m in my 40’s, never been married but…

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Don’t Stop Living

 Loss of a loved one brings pain, there is no doubt. It is the most intense pain many of us will ever feel. It is not something we can just shrug off; it takes months and years of hard work to get to a point where that pain is a manageable part of ourselves. Even though grief brings intense pain,…

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Learning to Swim

You Owe It To Yourself And Your Loved Ones To Do This; Never Give Up, Because The Tide Will Change Eventually! If you have lost a loved one, you already know that grief never really goes away.  That is frightening, because the initial stages of grief are very hard work.  Sometimes when people hear that grief is not going to…

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Mentoring Matters

“A mentor empowers a person to see a possible future, and believe it can be obtained.”- Shawn Hitchcock What great assets mentors are!  In all walks of life, they are crucial to our eventual success. Do you have a mentor?  If so, do you utilize the potential of this wonderful relationship to its fullest?  More importantly, do you mentor those…

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Love And Loss

“Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day, unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed, and very dear.” – Unknown  Have you ever seen the movie “The Legend of Bagger Vance?” It is a movie of a humble man, played by Matt Damon, who is a community leader, a tremendous athlete and golfer. He…

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Take Risks!

    “Every risk is worth taking as long as it’s for a good cause and contributes to a good life.”—Unknown Are you a risk taker? Did you know that your success will largely hinge on the number and type of risks you take? Taking a chance is difficult, but it can be well worth if it you benefit richly…

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Uniquely Branding YOU

“Ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.”- Unknown Did you realize that every interaction is working on your personal branding? It may seem difficult to believe, but every time you present yourself to anyone it is an act of branding, just as big corporations try to brand their products…

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Finding the Perfect Fit

“Love is never about finding the hand that perfectly fits yours. It’s about finding that one person who is willing to hold hands no matter how unfit it may be.”- Unknown Love is the first emotion we feel when we arrive in this world.  It is free and bountiful.  It’s evident in the way you adore your parents as a…

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Painting the Town Pink!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month As October comes to a close it is important to be aware of the facts about breast cancer.  You can lower your chances of breast cancer by knowing more about this disease. Here are some breast cancer facts: -One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point. -Breast cancer is the most…

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You Are Watched Over

“The guardian angels of life fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they are always looking down upon us.” ~Jean Paul Richter The idea of a guardian angel is not new.  From ancient times, people believed that there were higher orders of beings that watched the activities of mortal men and sometimes even intervened.  While many of…

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