Thoughts Become Things 101

Do you ever feel frustrated or stuck, and you can’t seem to figure a way out? This issues in your relationship, your business, a parenting dilemma, maybe all three.  You try to pull yourself together and try to fix it and come up with solutions, but it leaves you with...

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What Would Louise Say?

Anyone else a big Louise Hay fan? Besides being an award-winning author and the founder of the most successful publishing company for spiritual and self-development books, Louise was a woman I could completely relate to. She had 11 kids and was married to a...

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Doing Time

Who ever came up with the phrase “Father Time” was crazy. In the same time that it takes my husband to alert the whole house that there’s a tiny spill on the floor, I’ve not only cleaned it up, but I’ve finished off a batch of cookies in the oven, folded a load of...

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It's Not Your Closet, It's You

Whose with me on this? You have an entire closet full of clothes, you can’t even fit all of your clothes into your own closet so you take over most of your husband’s, too. And yet, you have nothing to wear. Sure, you’ve purged your closet, a million times. You’ve...

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Let's Be Real

Ever put on a fake personality when it comes to a particular person in your life? Every time you talk to this person, you act like everything is perfect and great when the truth is you’re not telling them how you really feel? And you never tell them how you really...

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Reworking Outdated Fairy Tales

Is it me ladies, or do we need to rework some of the popular fairy tales of our childhood? Last week I found myself knee-deep in the Cinderella story. I was the poor, overworked princess locked up in my house unable to attend the ball that everyone else on my...

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

About eight years ago it all kind of hit the fan for me and climbing my way out of it took me on a strange and unconventional path. Two of my kids were diagnosed with severe autism, one had endured a month-long coma we weren’t sure he would come out of, and that’s...

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How to Win an Argument with Your Kids

Let’s face it, our kids can say things that make us want to pull our hair out. Even the most patient and gentle parents can get frustrated sometimes and before they know it, tact and maturity are totally out of the window. I use to beat myself up anytime I would...

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