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The Surprise That Made Me Tear Up…

The Surprise That Made Me Tear Up…

Recently, we received a letter from a complete stranger, a man named Phillip, whose return address showed him living a couple of blocks away from our Chicago home. The letter read, in part: "This is...

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Rediscovering Play

Rediscovering Play

Last May, my husband and I made the difficult decision to put our beloved cockapoo Rocky down after nearly 16 years. We took some time to mourn him but our home just did not feel the same without a...

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She Made Me Laugh Out Loud!

She Made Me Laugh Out Loud!

I don't remember how I first came across Australian comedian Celeste Barber, but I remember laughing out loud at her antics. Since 2015, she's been showing up on camera to poke fun at celebrities...

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I Was Sooo Angry!

I Was Sooo Angry!

Pre-Covid, I attended a Meetup for Life Coaches at a coffee shop in Chicago and left my wallet at the counter when I paid for my drink. I didn't notice my wallet was missing until five hours later,...

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This gave me sweaty palms…

This gave me sweaty palms…

I love to grow and learn, to challenge myself, especially in my coaching business. One area I’ve been slow to embrace is the use of video—especially live unscripted video—so Facebook Live is the...

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Are You Finding Hope Amid the Despair?

Are You Finding Hope Amid the Despair?

As we celebrate Thanksgiving this week in the United States, I reflect on our situation. These are dark days. A pandemic with 257k Americans dead—and 1.4M worldwide. A divided country where truth...

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It Was Harder Than I Thought

It Was Harder Than I Thought

My husband and I have begun splitting our time between Chicago and Sarasota. After 30 years of Midwestern winters and a now (somewhat) empty nest, we bought a little bungalow near the beach in Lido...

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Purpose? Yikes!

Purpose? Yikes!

As I promote my Discover Your Purpose 6-week program, I’m encountering mixed feelings. While purpose speaks to many, for others the P-word sounds a little lofty, a bit intimidating. So, if you’re...

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