The Shame In Being Human

“I am ashamed”. I held her hand and looked deep into her eyes and told her she had no reason to feel ashamed. In this moment, we felt the grace of humanity wash over us. We were there for her in a time of need. She was there for us to remind us of what…

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Let’s Play! Inspiration For a Way “Funner” Holiday Season

When I was a drinker, I never played games. I was far too sophisticated to do something so childish as to play games with my friends. Oh, except beer pong… And Century Club…but, I digress. The truth is, the idea of spending “quality time” with friends playing a board game or having a snow ball…

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Victory Tastes…SWEET!

Yesterday was Day 28 for the group of us who completed The 28 Day Kick Ass Challenge, where we each made ONE “Diet Fix” and we added in ONE exercise every day for 28 days. We DID IT!!! I wanted to share a bit about what I learned in those 28 days. Week 1: We…

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Be The BEST Gift Giver! (Over 25 Holiday Gift Ideas)

I am “one of those”. One of those people who shops in September and October with just a few finishing touches to be done in November so that I can avoid the stress, expense and chaos of shopping in December. I assume not everyone is like me, and in fact, I never used to do…

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Exciting Times!

I have said it before and still believe now, that my alcoholism has been my greatest teacher; recovery my greatest blessing.  If you know me or have been following my work for a time, you will know I got sober from alcohol over 14 years ago. I see all addiction as the same, no matter…

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Are You The One Or Two?

We are over one week in to our 28 Day Kick Ass Challenge, and I have to tell you, I’m incredibly proud of what our team is doing! We have people kicking sugar to the curb; we’ve got people drinking more water and cutting out soda. We’ve got people saying “no” to eating doughnuts. You’ve got me…

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Are YOU With Me?

Today is the day!!!! Today, we begin our 28 Day Kick Ass Challenge, where we help ourselves while helping others. If you haven’t been following along, check out last week’s post, where I shared all the details. To get the gist of the Challenge, scroll down to the bottom of this post. Today, I am sharing…

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I Need Help.

On Tuesday November 15th, I invite you to get involved in an initiative I am starting where we will do something amazing for ourselves while also helping people who need it. This video explains the cause we are raising money for. Please help us reach our goal of funding an entire retreat for the heroes who…

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My Dirty Little Secret

I get a lot of compliments on my skin. I am asked how I achieve my healthy glow and what I do to avoid wrinkles. I am told I don’t look my age and I get asked what I do and what I use, and so I will share my regimen with you today. But…

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Revealing My REAL Age

Yesterday, I celebrated my birthday. I don’t know about you, but I see getting older as a privilege. I see it as a privilege to continue to live and breathe and have the chance to do something with my life that I can feel proud of. I am on a mission and I am excited about…

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