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What’s Your Word?

Are you a ‘word’ person? Do you know someone who searches for just the right phrase or word to describe what they’re thinking or feeling? I have had a lifelong passion to use verbal and written words creatively in an effort to effectively express myself. My passion...

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Every Ending Has a Beginning

Last month, I gave my coaching group the assignment of writing their own eulogy.  At the core, this assignment was designed to help them gain clarity about what is really important to them in life.  What follows is the one I wrote for myself.  I feel...

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A Time for Gratitude

A Time for Gratitude

It is five days after a great event and I am still feeling the glow of having spent a truly special night with special people. Our Gratitude Dinner held last Tuesday night was a member’s and alliance partner’s-only event and 24 women were able to attend and share an...

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Up, Up and Away: A Dream Come True

“I always wanted to go on a hot air balloon ride,” my mother quietly said as we sat around the picnic table discussing our bucket lists last summer. We had just completed the Wholistic Woman Zip Line Retreat, and the rush of accomplishment left an afterglow with many...

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What an Incredible Retreat!

What an Incredible Retreat!

What an incredible Retreat! Spectacular location, empowering breakout sessions, heart warming stories of strength and courage, new friends and accountability partners and a nice set of ACTION steps to work on. We look forward to seeing many of you at the Gratitude...

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Preview – “Spark a Wholehearted Life”

I am so excited to be giving you a little preview of one of the upcoming workshops being presented by Lisa DiSciullo and myself at the upcoming Wholistic Woman Retreat!  We’ve titled it, “Spark a Wholehearted Life” and it’s being based around the work of Brene...

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Soaring! A Wholistic Break from the Everyday

What a way to get out of my own head!! Wwwhhheeee!!! Flying down a zip line, through the trees, on a 90-degree summer evening and feeling the wind—I could even feel it through my tennis shoes as my feet dangled down in the breeze. Now if that doesn’t clear the cobwebs...

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Why do you retreat?

Why do you retreat?

“Why do you retreat?” a young woman asked me recently. My eyes lit with delight at the opportunity to talk about one of my favorite topics. “Retreats are wonderful experiences where we take time away from our day-to-day lives to relax, gain new perspectives, and have...

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Let Go, and Let God

Years ago, I participated for a short while in a group to ease a bout with panic disorder. It was called Co-Dependents Anonymous, and one of their signature themes was the statement above, among the familiar 10-step process. It was a real challenge for me, because I...

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