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Do You Play?

Do You Play?

In a recent interview with Melissa Bowen discussing Brené Brown's ideas for wholehearted living, the topic of play came up. Now play often feels like four-letter word to me. We are urged to make the...

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I’m Just Not Motivated…

I’m Just Not Motivated…

I was chatting with a good friend the other day. She was telling me some of the things she'd like to do now that her kids are older—one out of the nest and the other more independent. She had...

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Are You a Homebody?

Are You a Homebody?

In my Facebook group, this past week, I asked how many homes my 2k members (women in midlife and beyond) had lived in so far and the answers ranged from 2 (she now lives in her childhood home!) to...

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How Will You Remember This Past Year?

How Will You Remember This Past Year?

As the world begins to reopen, how will we look back on this past 1+ year? It will, of course, depend on our individual situations.  For some of us, it's been a year of mourning the passing of loved...

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The Interview That Moved Me to Tears

The Interview That Moved Me to Tears

I listened to a very moving interview with Casey Gauntt the other day. (My thanks to Compassionate Coach Tara Nash for putting on her inspirational Conscious Grief series). Casey is a corporate...

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What Happens Behind Closed Doors?

What Happens Behind Closed Doors?

I have to admit I was totally shocked by the recent news of Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce. I have admired their work to solve some of the world's most devastating problems and have even envied...

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Are YOU an Impostor?

Are YOU an Impostor?

I gave a workshop on the Impostor Syndrome last week, in my new membership. It's a topic that resonates with many of us who somehow, no matter our successes and expertise, fear that at any moment...

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Do You Love Podcasts?

Do You Love Podcasts?

I first met Adela Mizrachi several years ago at a thank you event for professionals who had volunteered their time to speak to patrons of the (now defunct) Next Door Cafe in Chicago. I loved...

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Can We Talk?

Can We Talk?

I have made so many wonderful connections with inspirational women through my coaching, my interviews, and my Facebook group. One of these is novelist and former psychotherapist Corie Skolnick. So...

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