Do you choose to be happy?

YOU CAN CHOOSE TO BE HAPPY. Abe Lincoln said the quote above many years ago and today, on the anniversary of his assassination, I started pondering this quote again.  I’ve had this quote on a faded greeting card hanging above my desk for over 20 years as a daily reminder that I get to choose to be happy…or…

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Change is Hard: How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone Change is hard.  Sure, it can be, but it doesn’t have to be.  Learn 4 simple steps to getting you out of your comfort zone and into lasting change. For over 20 years, I’ve helped thousands of people make incredible change in their lives.  From an 8-year-old who couldn’t sit still,…

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Choose JOY

Choose JOY [dropcap]F[/dropcap]or some, that may feel like way too big a leap.  But what if I let you in on a little secret?  Choosing JOY can be easy!   Recently I had a great conversation with Paula Jenkins on her podcast Jump Start Your JOY. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN.   We talked about choosing JOY…

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WHEN SUFFERING KNOCKS ON YOUR DOOR

SUFFERING MEANS VERY DIFFERENT THINGS TO EACH OF US.  [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he first noble truth in Buddhism is “All existence is dukkha (suffering)”.   WE ALL EXPERIENCE SUFFERING – IT IS PART OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE. The other day, I felt a tug to go into a different line at the grocery store and boy am I glad I…

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INSOMNIA: 3 WAYS TO COPE WITH IT

Sleep Anxiety is a BIG problem! “Insomnia again?!?!??! I need just one good night’s sleep!” This was a common refrain for me, night after night, back in 1995.  I had just finished my last stint as a celebrity radio DJ doing the morning shift. I had 2 small children, one still in diapers, and I…

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Stressed Out: How to de-stress

True confession: I used to be so stressed out! (Yes, my husband will concur!) [dropcap]I[/dropcap]f there was ever anything to possibly be stressed out about, I’d be right there at the front of the line. As a former Celebrity Radio DJ, I likened it to an annoying radio station I could never turn off. Through…

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Goodbye Anxiety, Hello Freedom

  Major Anxiety on the Runway Her anxiety was winning and I could hear her loud and clear:  “I don’t know what to do! I’ve already taken a pill and I still feel like my heart is going to jump out of my chest and I’m going to throw up!”   Her voice came from…

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Finding Peace in Anxious Times

Every day makes me more anxious” I saw on Facebook. I hear you!!  Anxiety, fear, stress and despair are at an all time high and rising exponentially every day.  Understand though, slipping into a pit of despair is not going to help our country and it is not going to help us individually. I’m not…

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How to Thrive: Be Happy & Healthy with Natural Anxiety Relief

 Thrive with Natural Anxiety relief [dropcap]T[/dropcap] he secret of how to thrive is to be happy and healthy. Sounds easy enough, right? But there’s the rub: we aren’t given an instruction manual for natural anxiety relief! We all want to live a successful and prosperous life, but it’s getting tougher. With 24-hour news cycles, an average…

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Fear Or Love? It’s Within Your Power To Choose…

Fear and anxiety are at an all-time high.  Know that you are not alone. I am a proponent of LOVE and PEACE and COMPASSION and refuse to meet anger and hatred in kind.  I am finding such comfort in the wise words of His Holiness The Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu in The Book…

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