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Self-Love, Not Selfie-Love

I always thought I was an extrovert because I am pretty friendly and I like people. That is until a few years ago after I read a book by Susan Cain called,  Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. I learned that extroverts get their energy by

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Start now! Don’t stop!

I love dreaming about possibilities for the future and goal setting. I don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions because it means that something I like to do only happens once per year. We all have the power to make choices every single day to start a new plan, so why

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Do it Anyway

I was out on one of my thinking walks the other day and was reminiscing about a workshop I had attended the weekend before. At this fitness conference, one of the speakers, Martin Rooney asked us to do what I thought was a ridiculous activity. He wanted this room full of

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Exercise Will Change your Life

Twelve years ago my world came crashing down on me.  All of my hopes and dreams for the life I had planned were shattered.  My marriage was over, and I had become a depressed, angry, exhausted mother of three children under the age of seven.  My self-esteem was at an

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What do you Fear?

On the day of our Grand Opening Celebration, my husband and business partner asked me if I was going to be saying a few words that evening. I was annoyed at myself for not preparing something ahead of time but responded to him by saying, “No, I forgot”. I have

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Striving for Excellence

I recently attended a workshop in New York City led by Phil Scarito, one of 12 master trainers in the world at StrongFirst, founded by Pavel Tsatsouline. In the world of kettlebells and martial arts, he is, like Madonna, recognized by one name: Pavel. He started the Russian Kettlebell Challenge,

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How to Keep Your Blood Sugar Steady

What if you decided to slow down and be more conscious of everything you consume versus yearning for everything you can’t have? What if you decided to enjoy healthy foods and savor each bite instead of complaining how boring nutritious food is? It all starts within your mind and in

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That Was Then, This Is Now

About seven years ago, I was at a party where the hostess was telling what she thought was a funny story about me, in front of a bunch of people. Her story was the day she witnessed me in my car, screaming and carrying on while stuck in a line

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A Few of my Favorite Things

As I sit at my dining room table surrounded by Christmas decorations, tempting cookies, peppermint bark, and bottles of cheer I am filled with gratitude for the simple things in life. Family, friends, a cozy home filled with love, and comfort foods are a few of my favorite things! Maybe it

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Tough Love

I was sitting in my favorite chair the other day having an eye-opening  conversation with my hair dresser, Barbie. For the past 16 years, we have discussed many things in that chair including exercise on countless occasions. I have always known that physical activity is not her favorite thing in

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