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Three Musts for Love’s Sake

Three Musts for Love’s Sake

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I’m switching gears this week to talk about one of my favorite subjects–love.

Commonly known these days as, “a greeting card holiday” or, “SAD” (single awareness day) the story behind Valentine’s Day is cloudy, but earnest. The most popular legend dates back to the third century in Rome.

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The Sweetness of Doing Nothing and Four More Life Lessons I Learned in Italy

The Sweetness of Doing Nothing and Four More Life Lessons I Learned in Italy

There’s a saying in Italy, “Dolce far niente.” Translated it means, the sweetness of doing nothing.

I was introduced to this saying by an Italian gentleman I had the pleasure of sharing a bench with one crisp October afternoon in Florence, Italy.

One of my favorite things about traveling is what I learn, and not only about other cultures, but about myself.

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Make Time for What Matters Most

Make Time for What Matters Most

We’ve officially entered the most wonderful time of the year, which for many of us feels more like the craziest time of the year.

From stringing lights to wrapping gifts and mailing out cards, there’s so much on our plates around the holidays it’s easy to get carried away and forget to make time for what matters most.

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3 Ways to Avoid Holiday Overwhelm

3 Ways to Avoid Holiday Overwhelm

The holiday season is officially upon us. Christmas trees are being decorated, gifts wrapped in shiny paper and calendars are filling up with festivities.

It’s a magical time of year full of merriment and also a time when many of us sink into a state of overwhelm.

To keep the “Happy” in your holidays this year here are 3 ways to avoid holiday overwhelm:

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How to Deal with Overwhelm: 6 Easy Ways

How to Deal with Overwhelm: 6 Easy Ways

No matter how organized or Zen we strive to be; sometimes life gets crazy.

Whether you’re launching a project, overworked at your job, having a baby, remodeling a house, dealing with a loss, planning a wedding – you name it. Overwhelm lurks around many corners of our lives.

I recently had a bad case of overwhelm…

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The Easy Way to Get What You Want – Setting Intentions

The Easy Way to Get What You Want – Setting Intentions

The other day I took my car to get serviced and was reminded of one of the easiest ways to get what you want in life – intend to.

Setting intentions gives our mind direction. We consciously decide what we want and declare it to our selves and the universe (this may sound a little woo-woo, but it’s true).

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Top Two Reasons to do What You Love for a Living

Top Two Reasons to do What You Love for a Living

In 2005, Steve Jobs addressed the graduating class of Stanford University telling them, “For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today? And whenever the answer has been ‘no’ for too many days in a row I know I need to…

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Ambitious Woman Interview: Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell

Ambitious Woman Interview: Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell

As a longtime fan of Sex and the City I was thrilled for the opportunity to interview Candace Bushnell. But I never imagined I’d walk away so inspired or in awe of her tenacious journey. Meet the real Carrie Bradshaw and the story of her tumultuous-turned-triumphant career as a writer and influencer of pop culture…

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