After many surprises over the past month, I’m even more aware than ever how precious life is. There are many opportunities to breathe, focus on the here and now, and what you have to be grateful for in this moment. What are you focusing on? Right now, many people are struggling to find peace in…

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Have you ever felt the kind of anxiety that had you feel as if you were spinning out of control? Perhaps you wanted to stop it, and just couldn’t figure out how to do it. Well, I certainly have. Sometimes the pull of social media, cash flow concerns, scheduling appointments, and other people’s needs can create anxiety.…

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Four+ years ago, my business was growing and I prayed for the right person to be sent to me in order to complement my work, coaching clients in a way that would give them added depth as a leader. God (through Barb Wade) sent me success coach and emotional resilience expert, Suzanne Dudley-Schon. And, it’s…

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Emails. To-do lists. Meetings. Endless tasks that can overwhelm you as you engage in the cycle of busy. Yet, when it comes to deep connection, most people don’t create the time in their calendar to build relationships. You can’t build a network when you need one. Let me repeat that – you can’t build a…

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Before we were married my husband and I signed up for and attended a marriage preparation experience with Catholic Engaged Encounter. Their motto is “a wedding is a day, marriage is a lifetime.” On this weekend retreat away with other engaged couples, you’re given the opportunity to talk openly and honestly. There are countless opportunities…

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When I first opened my business, I was excited about the possibilities. I felt strong and mighty like a superhero, ready to save the world. It didn’t take too long before I felt as if I felt my business had swallowed me whole and I couldn’t recognize who I was or what was most important…

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To see or not to see, that is the question. Choosing to embrace everything with an attitude of gratitude has been one of my life-long challenges. When I believe everything happens for me, not to me, and in Divine Right Timing, it’s easier to see the blessing not the stressing. Yet, I don’t always see…

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When I made the commitment to write Turn Possibilities into Realities, I was clear about the name of my chapter “From Fear to Faith” as that is what it has taken to turn a possibility into a reality in business and life. Leadership isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s easy to let the disappointments,…

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Your best life. What does that mean? I remember one of my first leadership coaches asking me this question and how I wondered if I would get the question “right” – as if it were a pass/fail question. And, it brought up a series of other questions in my mind. What if I got to…

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