Worst holiday gift

What’s the worst holiday gift ever? No, it’s not another sweatshirt with a fuzzy snowman on it. It’s not fruitcake either. At least those can be donated or composted if you don’t like them. The worst holiday gift – or gift for any occasion – is personal care products. That includes…

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Flying is not what it used to be

Remember the good ole days, when people would dress up to take a flight, when airlines served real meals and when kids could visit the captain in the cockpit? (Yes, I realize I am dating myself here). Sadly those days are over. Flying nowadays means subjecting yourself to body scanners that…

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It’s not easy being a badass

What’s your definition of a badass? Perhaps it’s someone who takes bold action and fearlessly steps into the unknown. Maybe it’s people who don’t give a rat’s patootie about what other people think about them. Or perhaps it’s someone who can accomplish enough work for three people with lightening speed and…

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What’s in your world?

Ahh, the beauty of spring. The birds are chirping and the flowers are blooming. It’s a season of possibility and new beginnings.   What is possible in your world? What is your compelling vision for this new season? Forget for a moment about how things ARE. Imagine the infinite possibilities that surround…

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Write it out

Want a quick and effective method to get organized, prioritize your day, release mental and emotional stress, calm the monkey mind and get clarity on just about any area of your life?   Write it out!   That’s right. The solution is as close as your pen and paper. I call it power journaling.   Now,…

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Top 5 tips for radiant health

Want to maximize your health and fitness, right now? Try these 5 tips for radiant health:   Tip # 1: Silence Sitting in silence, otherwise known as meditation, is an excellent way to relax, quiet the mind and reduce your stress level. Even taking one minute several times a day to sit quietly…

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The scale is not your friend

Do you weigh yourself multiple times per week? Do you have a set of “fat clothes” that you used to wear or “skinny clothes” you hope to get back into? While we often think these things are helpful, they are just some of the ways we needlessly torture ourselves. Why do we…

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Put your mask on first

One of the best pieces of advice comes to us from the airline industry: It is important to place your oxygen mask on first before assisting others. Sounds obvious, right? We can understand why this is important when traveling with children, but this is true of life in general. What…

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Lessons from the side of the road

A few days ago I got a flat tire, just as I was getting on the freeway. Luckily I had roadside assistance, so within 30 minutes I had my spare tire on and was on my way. But there was a problem. It was 5pm on Saturday and all tire places were…

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Is your bathroom adding to your stress level?

Bathroom stress Did you know that even your bathroom can be a source of stress? It’s true. The toxins in your bathroom put stress on your body, which can then affect how you sleep, how you think and even your productivity. There are 5 C’s to a toxic bathroom. How many are in…

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