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We don’t really believe it’s okay to take time for ourselves. We want to believe it. We want to invest in ourselves. We want to let our individual heart soar. But down deep there seems to be something selfish about it. Nothing could be further from the truth. Still, it’s just so difficult to invest…

I have always been somewhat self-deprecating but not what I would call extreme.  Recently, as someone complimented me I caught myself once again, taking back their compliment. Instead of humbly replying with a ‘thank you’ I apologized about my weight gain. Something to the effect, “Ugh, I don’t look anything like myself.” This is my…

I walk the streets of New York City. I pass the Ritz Carlton at Central Park. I spy the horse carriages. At first, I revel with excitement. Since I was a little girl going home to my parents native New York, I have delighted in the horses of Central Park. My mood shifts from joy…

Things are getting better. I no longer remember what it is like to feel the pain of being attached to two. Instead, I am remembering the joy of being just one. No, it is not as contradictory as it sounds. I am not encouraging a selfishness or a lack of longing to one day know…

My friend and I are chatting. “Why do people think they can say whatever they want to us?” she asks. “I would never say some of the critical things people tell me to another person. Do you think it is because we are the type of people that share our lives with others? Do you…

I walk through the grocery store. I grab a few things and I make my way to the express lane. My friend “Munkee” stands in line before me. “So, how are things going for you Colleen?” he asks. “You know what?” I say. “I’m good. Talking less and smiling more!” “Sounds like a bumper sticker,”…

The people who love the best, are the ones who love themselves the most. A full heart is a generous heart. This Valentine’s Day, regardless of whether there is a significant other in the picture, each individual person owes it to themselves to center their life by loving themselves too. Here are DIY Fall in…

I walk towards the grocery store. I stop and hug my friend, “Cookie.” She is always helping others and today she is collecting food for those in need this Thanksgiving. I make my rounds through the store and stop to drop off groceries with her as I exit. A while later I receive this text,…

I talk to people about divorce all the time. I joke that I am the ‘Divorce Whisperer.’ I know many secrets and I keep them all. I share the other stuff. The things that people give me permission to or the universal truths. So many people that I meet tell me that they lost themselves…

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