Embracing Our Wellness Challenges

Life deals us challenges. Of that I have no doubt. It’s how we respond to those challenges that define us. I have scoliosis. And since June is officially National Scoliosis Awareness Month, I thought I’d take the time to share my story with you. I’ve known of my scoliosis since the sixth grade. It’s defined…

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Three Stepping Stones to a Solid Belief System

You’ve visualized, recited your affirmations, said your prayers, and performed almost all the manifestation rituals and routines imaginable… but nothing has worked! Do you ever make affirmations and find yourself giving up on them after a few days? One of the reasons why is that underneath it all, we carry subconscious beliefs that undercut the changes…

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Climb Your Mountain in 2017

I was fortunate to hike Cathedral Rock in Sedona this past holiday weekend. Breathtaking was an understatement. In the midst of a vast array of silence and beauty, I got to thinking (yikes…deep thoughts)… A little over seven years ago, I was lost. Perhaps some of you can relate with feeling a bit lost in…

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Who is your HERO?

A couple of weeks ago I had the true honor of spending time with some of the most incredible individuals that impacted me and humbled me in a way that I cannot explain. They have exemplified the true epitome of heroes in my book. Twenty six Global Heroes from 14 different countries represented their medical condition in…

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Treat Yourself to Imperfection

Do you have a favorite book that offers you inspiration and hope?  Perhaps it provides you with some nuggets to assist you in your daily life? I recently spent some time raising awareness for a cause near and dear to my heart – ovarian cancer. At the fourth annual Charlene’s Light event in Duluth in September —…

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Freedom! Celebrate and Embrace it this July

In July we celebrate freedom and wave the flag in honor of that freedom. The most important thing in my life is freedom to make my own choices. I made it my mission to not only get to that point myself, but also to inspire and help others do the same.  Thus the reason why Empowering…

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Who’s on Your Wellness Journey with You?

We talk a lot about accountability as a driving factor for success. And if you’ve read, Taking People with You: The Only Way to Make Big Things Happen (by David Novak), you probably know that sharing your goals and vision with others can propel you way beyond your own inner voice. This June, considering sharing your wellness…

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Does Spring Elevate Your Happiness?

“All of us want to be happy, even if we don’t admit it openly or choose to cloak our desire in different words. Whether our dreams are about professional success, spiritual fulfillment, a sense of connection, a purpose in life, or love and sex, we covet those things because ultimately we believe that they will make…

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Where’s Your #HappyPlace? 

Acceptance, love and upward movement, or progress, is at the heart of this month of love. These themes give us some areas to focus on our own quality growth in February. What are you beating yourself up over? Can you let it go? ….just a little? Where can you find room to love yourself and…

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