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The Infinite Circle of Opinions

A friend’s recent social media post gives me hope for bringing this polarized country together. In it she discussed Jodi…

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Don’t Be Fooled By The Word “Free”

Free healthcare. Free rent.  College loan forgiveness. Free college.  Guaranteed income.  Extended unemployment benefits.   Newsflash:  As hard as you&hell...

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Re-discovering The Lost Art of Conversation

I don’t blame COVID. And I don’t blame a generation of communication driven by texting and social media.  But somewhere…

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What are you going to do about it?

A lot of people across the globe and on both sides of the aisle are very upset about America’s poorly…

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The Inspiring Story of My Friend Melissa

I’d like to introduce you to my friend, “Melissa,” (yes, I have changed names here) one of the most powerful,…

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Have We Forgotten How to Laugh?

“Laughter is the best medicine.”  Do you know who said it? Me neither. There have been so many who have…

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Celebrate You

Tomorrow is my daughter’s birthday and it’s the first time in several years that we won’t be able to celebrate…

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Don’t Be Afraid to Give Honest Feedback

We have become so afraid of hurting someone’s feelings, that we have lost the ability to provide honest feedback.  Sadly…

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Make New Friends But Keep the Old

I made a new friend this week. Well kinda.  While out walking Meeker, our dog, I met a couple walking…

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Hostile Work Environments

The world is reopening. It’s up to you to embrace and enjoy it, or risk perpetuating the fear, paranoia and misery of the past year. I choose enjoy!

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Live and Let Live

In the name of tolerance and inclusion we have become a society of division and intolerance. We should all simply be people. Fascinating, unique, complicated, incredible people.

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The Infectious Nature of Joy

On any day, in any situation we can choose to focus on the challenges of life, or the joy. With the choice of joy, we can heal the world.

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The Key To Doing The Things You Want To Do

I’m too busy…too tired…it’s too hard. Do these sound familiar? What are you missing out on by letting hidden excuses control your life?

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The 7 Tools To Help You Through Life’s Transitions

Rather than wait for things to “get back to normal,” we must improve our ability to manage life’s transitions.

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The Good, Bad and Ugly of Anger Sarah Hiner Talks to Ryan Martin, PhD

People are angry. Anger is helpful, but you must use it properly, Ryan Martin, PhD, joins Sarah Hiner to talk about using anger to your advantage.