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5 Steps To a Wealthier You!
In a culture that often equates “wealth” with materialism, it’s no wonder debt is out of control and savings are low. This week, I feel led to encourage you in the area of your finances. Answer these questions for yourself: Do you know how much you’ll need for retirement? Are you on track to get…
Spring Clean Your Life: 5 Questions to Start a New Path!
Have you noticed? A new season is just around the corner. Every year, I get giddy when signs of spring whisper promises of winter’s demise. Sure, it might get cold again. But it won’t last! Just hang on a little while longer, and spring will arrive. When that happens, it reminds us that our lives…
4 Common Habits That Keep You Stuck!
The irony is, I got stuck trying to write this column about getting unstuck. Then I looked at my five-point outline and realized I was engaging in habit #4: Perfectionism. The tape playing in my head yelled as I stared at the blank screen: “You can’t start typing words until you figured out exactly how…
What Kind of Love Do You Give?
Dear Friend, Happy Love Week! That’s what I like to call the week of Valentine’s Day. While we tend to make Valentine’s Day all about chocolate and candlelight dinners, love is so much more than tingly feelings and romance. In fact, I don’t think love is much about feelings at all. It’s about action. If…
Women and Happiness: Why is it on the decline?
Dear Friend, I am hard at work on my next book for you. You know my mission is inspiring you to live a more fulfilling life, and giving you tools and coaching to do just that (check out my new Momentum Coaching Club for my latest tool!). In the process, I often find that my…
4 Habits That Are Sabatoging Your Happiness!
Dear Friend, Happiness is the only thing we pursue for its own sake. Everything else, we pursue because we think it will make us happier. Or at the very least, less sad. But research shows that we are actually poor predictors of what will make us happy. In fact, you might even be sabotaging your…
5 Ways to Boost Your Mood!
Dear Friend, Sometimes, you just need a pick me up. Whether you had a bad day at work, your kids are acting up or something more serious, having the skills to boost your mood can make the frustrations of life a whole lot more bearable. So tuck this list away in your wallet or tack…
What I’m Looking Forward To In My 40’s!
Dear Friend, The Big 4-0. Me? Really? Some days I wonder how that happened, and why I don’t feel as old as I thought I would at 40. I don’t feel much different than I did at 25 – perhaps I just have a youthful spirit. A year ago, I felt intimidated by 40. There…
Happy for the Holidays: 7 Ways to Savor the Season
Dear Friend, The holidays can go by very quickly, and if you’re not intentional, it’s easy not to make the most of the season. Research shows that “savoring,” intentionally living in the moment and noticing good things as they happen, creates positive emotion that can improve your health, happiness and relationships. So this year, savor…
“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey Dear Friend, What are you most thankful for this Thanksgiving? Research shows, there are benefits to giving thanks – not just gratitude for what we have, but…
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