Resolutions: Channel the Concept to Love Your Life

4 Use Your Imagination by Joyce Ballentine

Welcoming a New Year has long been synonymous with fresh starts and the idea of making resolutions to Make Your Life Better. I haven’t made New Year’s Resolutions in over a decade, yet I get the appeal to them: for a brief moment, you are looking at the kind of life you desire to create. […]

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Leap Into The New Year

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The arrival of a new year never fails to fill me with an excited anticipation. While I’m a big believer that every day, or truly every moment, is an opportunity to start fresh, there’s something mystical about going through the threshold as one year becomes the next.  We have the opportunity to choose to see […]

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Allow Yourself to Give and Receive This Season

Give & Receive (Art: Alberto Vargas Holiday Cheer)

Oh, the joys of the holidays: the decorations, the food, and the desire to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. It’s a lofty goal: to be that person, the one who always selects the one thing that will make your loved ones swoon with joy and realize how much you must love […]

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Self-Care for the Holidays (and Beyond)

Self-Care is Essential !

If the song tells us that this is the “most wonderful time of the year,” then why are so many folks so stressed out? In all the attempts to create the Best Holiday Yet, every bit of self-care gets thrown out the window. Even for those of us who work in the self-help industry, nourishing […]

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Grateful Tidings Help Nourish Your Life

Grateful for Thanksgiving

As I write this, it will soon be Thanksgiving in the US.  One thing I have always enjoyed about social media during this time of year is the opportunity to see the little things that nourish the lives of my friends and colleagues as they share “what I’m grateful for.” Due to the post-election social […]

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Energy Vampires: Sixteen Ways to Deal With Them

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If you’re like most people, this has happened to you: you were talking to someone and before you knew it, their complaints, their whining, their negative attitudes or their drama drained the life right out of you. After they left, you looked for fang marks on your neck but they were nowhere to be found. […]

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Writing By Hand Cultivates a Life I Love

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When it comes to creating a life I love, there is one change in my habits that has allowed me to shift the way I think: I’m writing by hand more often. As most of you like do also, I have a plethora of electronics and apps that help me manage my work and my […]

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Change is Inevitable: But Don’t Let That Stop You

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I love having a plan for my career and my life: it’s part of my DNA. It’s how I’m wired and becomes clear no matter what kind of personality tests I take (According to the Meyers-Briggs test, I’m an ENTJ. )  Calendars, spreadsheets, and dinner reservations make me one happy woman. Though I know there’s […]

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Productive Not Busy: How to Love Your Life More

Be more productive, not busy!

The kids are back in school. We’ve moving into fall and are thinking about the holidays. People get a fresh start in the fall, as if it’s Back to School for all of us. We’re moving into the busy season. Everyone is OH, so , busy. You vow that now is the time! You are […]

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Self-Acceptance Doesn’t Mean Settling

Self-Acceptance doesn't mean settling for less....

Each and every day, I am inspired by the raw honesty and vulnerability of the people I work with. Clients, colleagues, and friends fuel my mind and my spirit. They remind me that this human experience is both glorious and hard. I’m constantly amazed by the way I often learn as much from my clients […]

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