Are You a Liar? I Am

I’m a liar. Are you? Even though my passion and platform is Speak Your Truth, probably like you, I’ve stretched the truth (lied) to protect others from unnecessary hurt or pain. If I’m being honest, to protect myself as well. Come on, I didn’t really have to leave the party, but I’d had my fill…

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Whichever Way You Lean, Speak Your Truth

Imagine my delight when reading Sheryl Sandberg’s bestseller Lean In and seeing the chapter titled, “Seek and Speak Your Truth.” I knew I liked her! The truth is, it doesn’t matter if you’re the COO of Facebook or the CEO of your household, the only way we can create the life we want is to…

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Spring Clean Your Mind

Isn’t it interesting how, when spring fever hits, we spend time and energy organizing closets, washing windows and throwing out junk from the garage? Well, at a minimum we think about tackling these projects! Yet, we never take time to clear out negative thoughts or limiting thinking. We cling to those self-sabotaging subtleties that prevent…

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Do Your Actions Come Back to Bite You?

Want to be treated differently by someone? Then change YOUR behaviors and you stand a better chance. It took this keynote speaker many years to understand that every day in every way, through our words and actions, we teach others – including our pets – how to treat us. I recently read a story that…

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Four Reasons You Flub Up

Despite all the trainings, workshops, classes – and best intentions – we all flub up on the job. It can be as mundane as forgetting to book the conference room for the client meeting or as serious as administering the wrong medication dosage. Of course, no one wants to mess up, especially at work. Probably…

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Four Must-Know Love Tips for Women

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I was never the girl that got a dozen roses, or for that matter, anything at all on any Valentine’s Day until I dated my now ex-husband in my early 30’s. Wait — that’s not true. I could always count on my Mother sending me a…

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Gandhi’s Golden Gut

So I was noodling around the internet the other day – something I’m sure none of you ever do – when I stumbled across a site touting its list of 25 TRUE but unusual facts. One of those items caught my eye: When Mahatma Gandhi died, an autopsy revealed that his small intestine contained five…

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Can You Stress Your Way to Success?

We all spend time trying to alleviate stress in a myriad of ways, and some of those strategies – polishing off a bag of chips or bottle of wine, or engaging in retail therapy (i.e. shop ’til you drop) – while enjoyable in the moment, ultimately add to our stress overload. Deep breathing, getting out…

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One Thing You Must Do Before Year-end

You know the drill. Starting in January, everywhere you look you’re going to be inundated with frenzied messages urging you to make fresh starts, set goals, and take action (which is why you need to eat those holiday cookies now!!). But before you spend too much time figuring out where you’re going, the one thing…

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