Category Archives: Health

The ONE Thing More Important than Diet & Exercise

This is the time of year when we are increasingly motivated to stop smoking, cut back on alcohol, try that 30-day-no-sugar diet, commit to some form of a detox, join a gym, or buy a pair of running shoes. If … Continue reading

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Dopamine: Relationships are “Supposed To” Give Energy

We keep hearing how good relationships are for us, but what do you do when relationships drain you, scare you, or exhaust you? Or maybe life just feels so blah now that you’re left feeling lethargic, stressed-out, weary, or flat? … Continue reading

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Sickness & Surgery: 10 Best Ideas & Gifts for Recovering Friends

My last blog post didn’t go over all that well with you–my beautiful community of amazing women–and you were quick to let me know I had it wrong.  🙂 In hindsight, I probably chose the wrong illustration (a woman recovering … Continue reading

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When Our Friends Disappoint Us: What We Can Do

I listened to a client tell me a story last week about how hurt and disappointed she felt when her friends didn’t rally around her after a recent surgery. I empathized with her, expressed regret with her that they didn’t … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Successfully Making New Friends

I’ve got good news and bad news as I share my 3rd video in our series this week. The good news is that with practice I am getting better:  it’s shorter and I don’t think I use any of the … Continue reading

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