Jumping off the Treadmill of Life

Though I write this in the middle of summer, I realize this easily applies to  back to school season, the holiday season, or ANY time of the year. We always hope that life will slow down, no? As women, we are often charged with running a household, balancing work and family, managing kids and their schedules,…

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From a Cocktail Dress to Yoga Pants…

I just returned from the annual convention of the National Speakers Association. This is THE event for professional speakers. It is a jam-packed five days of non-stop learning, laughter, and ideas from brilliant people. I have made good friends through this organization and this is the event where we all come together to take our…

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Want to be happier? Forgive someone. (tips from my high school religion teacher.)

Are you struggling with forgiving someone?  Are you holding a grudge?  Is there hurt in your life that you just can’t seem to let go? I have to imagine that we all have struggled with forgiveness and healing at some point in our lives, or are still struggling.  This MUST be something that we all…

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Taking a “Ferris Day” ….Ferris Bueller has nothing on you!

The first day for my Public Speaking class, I asked my college students if they are familiar with “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off“…not to my surprise only a handful of these students have seen the movie.  We briefly described the plot of this cinema classic, as the main character, a high school student,  plays hooky for…

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How Rock Star Moms deal with the Demands of Family

  How Rock Star Moms deal with the Demands of Family FINALLY, some real honesty about the tough decisions women make when considering what and who to put first!  This (August 7, 2013 ) article in TIME, “How Rock-Star Moms Deal with the Demands of Family” is a breakthrough for Moms!  These rock-star Moms are…

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