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Been There

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I promised in last month’s message to share a personal example of perseverance and not giving up when the going got tough. ​I am grateful for the track record of success and the reputation I have built as a positive influence​ on business success and a role model of encouragement for others to get out of their own way to live their best life.

Who I am today is not the woman I once was – living the seemingly perfect life, with the perfect job and behind the perfect smile, living in a web of fear, regret and worthlesness.

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Bring in the New!

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December is a time of festive holiday traditions, family and friends gathering, glistening lights and unexpected surprises.

For many it is also a time of reflection as well as celebration. A time to look back on the past year and all that has taken place in your life, remembering each experience for the good that has come of it and for the knowledge you have gained.

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Paying It Forward With Voodoo Doughnuts

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What to do when I found myself one hour early for a meeting in the beautiful old town district of Portland.

Although there was a chill in the air, the blue sky and white puffy clouds called me to the waterfront of this beautiful city.  After a short stroll along the waters edge I leisurely walked through the city, taking in the creative window designs and the articulturical curves of the historic buildings. Read More

Cultivating Positivity Through Gratitude

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When I need inspiration I take six minutes . . .

Six minutes to pause and find that thing that we are all hungry for: a sense of peace, abundance and gratitude. The value of counting our blessings is not a new concept. But for those of us who feel a bit hardened by life’s hardships, this moving piece by filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg inspires me on the days I need inspiration. Read More