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Almost 3 years ago, I was in gorgeous Savannah, Georgia with some of my favorite people.  I was at one of my mentors, Susan Hyatt’s amazing retreats and we were talking about what was holding us back.  Why are we not putting ourselves out in the world?  Why are we playing small? Everyone went around [...]

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I Quit My Job!

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Fear Is Not Your Friend. Many of us think that if we are afraid – we will do things better.  If we are afraid of dying, then we’ll eat better and exercise more.  If we are afraid of being homeless, we’ll work harder.  If we’re afraid of being alone, we will see the good in [...]

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Perfection is what a lot of people strive for – but the truth is that is makes us crazy.  We aim for perfection as a way to avoid being criticized. We think that if we are “perfect” then we will not be criticized – not true.  People will always find a reason to be critical. [...]

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A few weeks ago my brother asked me to watch my niece and nephew for the day.   I thought this is perfect – I’ll take them to the pool with my other two nephews and we’ll have so much fun! Yeah, great idea until about 5 minutes before they arrive and I realize that I [...]

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You Are Your Own Safety

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About 2 years ago I took a course with the incredible Nona Jordan to “Get Right with Money.”  Sort of Funny because I’m a CPA (like Nona), but that doesn’t mean I don’t have irrational fears about finances (or other things, but that’s for another blog).  In fact, I had no idea that I had any [...]

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Thanksgiving is tomorrow and the month of November always makes me think more about gratitude. This last month has been an incredible journey for me personally. I went to Savannah, GA with a group of women to be trained in the BARE method of weight loss coaching. This method helps people learn to love themselves [...]

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You can’t hate yourself thin. Trust me I’ve tried. I used to think thin solved everything. Sometimes I still do. Then I remember it’s not the answer. There are many thin people who are unhappy and have all kinds of problems. Thin can’t protect me from disappointment, heartache, sadness, loss, misfortune, bad timing, poverty, illness, [...]

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