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Be True to Yourself

I’ve found that one of the most important things in life is to be true to yourself. Stand your ground and stand up for yourself and others. Only you know deep down who you really are…your wants and needs, your hopes and dreams. Many people have a vision for what their life should look like, […]

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Life | Work

Winning Isn’t a Zero Sum Game

Maybe winning isn’t a zero sum game And life is more than taking all or none Perhaps the two are just the same Whether you have lost or won They say that being kind and fair Is more important than being right  Many don’t seem to have much care But it’s what let’s me sleep […]

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Body & Mind

Unrelated to a “new year’s resolution”, I started an elimination diet on January 1. The timing was purely coincidental – based on recent travel and of course the deliciousness of holiday food. The goal of this “diet” was not to lose weight. It was to understand if certain foods were impacting my body in a […]

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Life

Broken Open Heart

I often debate how much I want to share of my personal life. Many see the beautiful parts through pictures but never the painful aspects I keep close. But now, I must honor someone very special to me. I’m certain he would want me to share the lessons I’ve learned if there’s even a small […]

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Life

Give, and It Will Be Given to You

“Ho niente.” Have you ever told a lie and instantly felt bad about it? You knew it wasn’t true, and in fact, it was the opposite of true. I have everything I need and much of what I want, and I said “I have nothing.” On the streets of Florence to a woman with a […]

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Thanksgiving

I am thankful. Today and every day. I’m thankful for the obvious and important things…my family, my friends, my pets, my health, my career. But this year, I’m thankful for the things that often go unsaid. The flexibility with my job. The support from my husband. The ability to travel. Gaining perspective on what’s important. […]

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Perspective

Perspective – how important, yet forgotten. As humans, we are often self-absorbed and obsessed. We’re obsessed with our own issues, our own feelings, our own concerns, our own thoughts and dreams. But what if you could look at your own life in a new light, with a new perspective? What if the things that fill […]

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Closing the Gap and How Far We’ve Come

Yesterday, my latest post was published for Entrepreneur: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/318913 Last night, I received a note from a US college student after she read this article: “I am in a Women and Region class at my university and wondered if I could ask you a few questions about your article, as I am presenting some thought and […]

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