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Questions & Answers. Love & Fear.

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We sat across the table from each other, sharing hot cups of coffee and pieces of a decadent chocolate cake I had made earlier in the week.  One of my closest friends had come over to catch up. We talked of love and fear and laughter and home and the daily joys and challenges of […]

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A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Knows

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I’m a big believer in dreaming – and dreaming big. So, darling, what if I told you to make a list of what you really desire in your life. Go ahead. I’ll wait. It’s easy, right?  There are probably some “mores” on your list – like more love, money, time, play, laughter, freedom, comfort, romance…  […]

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Make Peace Not War

Make Peace Not War

The Best Valentine’s Gift Ever February is a time of love. For the romantics, Valentine’s Day is a time of flowers and romance, while for the cynics, it is a red and pink Hallmark holiday.  Men and women alike share feelings of shame and failure if they are not in picture perfect relationships come February […]

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My Valentine To You

Hi, sweetie.  It’s me Debra. I’ve been thinking about you a lot lately and since we have officially arrived in the month of February, I wanted to create a Valentine for you. D’you know what?   I flat out adore you … Honestly, I do! You may say, “oh come on … you don’t even […]

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Treat Yourself to Courage

In honor of the Halloween Season, I want you to do things that scare you.  Make 10 Acts of Courage in the next month. Courage, at its core, is about strengthening your relationship with yourself, which is why I’m challenging you not just to make 10 Acts of Courage over the next month, but we’re actually going to create a Courage Agreement!

In honor of the Halloween Season, I want you to do things that scare you. Make 10 Acts of Courage in the next month. Courage, at its core, is about strengthening your relationship with yourself, which is why I’m challenging you not just to make 10 Acts of Courage over the next month, but we’re […]

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Things That Go Bump in the Night

When resistance, your lizard brain, or your inner critic conjures up monsters in the dark, take comfort in that fact that you are not your thoughts.   It’s simply a part of you attempting to keep you from growing – an attempt to distract you from your path of purpose and passion.

When resistance, your lizard brain, or your inner critic conjures up monsters in the dark, take comfort in that fact that you are not your thoughts. It’s simply a part of you attempting to keep you from growing – an attempt to distract you from your path of purpose and passion.

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It’s OK to Be Happy

I'm going to let you in on a secret that I learned:  it’s OK to step towards happiness.  In fact, it’s ok to actually BE happy.  Just like you need to create a peace agreement and accept who you are in this moment, you can decide that you are happy and are going to continue to step towards things that delight you.    Here are a few things to help you on your way.

I’m going to let you in on a secret that I learned: it’s OK to step towards happiness. In fact, it’s ok to actually BE happy. Just like you need to create a peace agreement and accept who you are in this moment, you can decide that you are happy and are going to continue […]

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Incense Optional: Meditation Without Fear

I could wax rhapsodic about the benefits of meditation, but instead I want to share with you some different ways of giving yourself the gift of a little nothingness.  Personally, I’ve found that it is critical to the well-being of my mind, body and soul to stop for a few moments each day, and not think.

I could wax rhapsodic about the benefits of meditation, but instead I want to share with you some different ways of giving yourself the gift of a little nothingness. Personally, I’ve found that it is critical to the well-being of my mind, body and soul to stop for a few moments each day, and not […]

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7 Ways to Deal with a Very Bad Day or Why I Spent 4 Hours in the Kitchen

You’re human and having a bad day is simply a sign that you are facing your challenges head on. Treat your soul with kid gloves with  these Seven Ways to Deal with A Very Bad Day.

You’re human and having a bad day is simply a sign that you are facing your challenges head on. Treat your soul with kid gloves with these Seven Ways to Deal with A Very Bad Day.

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What’s Your World View?

What's Your World View?

The new school year has just begun in most of the U.S. and that has become a regular topic of conversations when I chat with friends, colleagues or clients parenting school-aged children. In particular, I’ve noticed that the way people speak about the first week of school shows whether they’re internally or externally driven. For […]

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