Yearly Blog Archives: 2010

“The-New-Black” Friday


My day-after-Thanksgiving wish for you is that at least part of the day today finds you at home, relaxing with someone you love. Can you make that happen? And please, please, take just one hour today to make it a “New-Black” Friday by creating a one-of-a-kind gift for someone that ...

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Making Thanksgiving — All Year ‘Round

November Simply Celebrate Newsletter So many of us really love Thanksgiving because its focus is so simple and true: be with people you love and find some time to offer gratitude for all that you have. We’re so fortunate to live in a society that practices this annual day of thanks. But ...

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This is insane!


Did anyone see the article on the front page of the New York Times today about how retailers are driving customers to shop ON Thanksgiving? Enough is enough. Thanksgiving is a day to be with family and friends in a relaxed way. To enjoy one another’s company with ease and relaxation. It&...

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That Lady’s Talkin’ to Herself!


I’m reading Cheri Huber’s latest book, What You Practice is What You Have:A Guide to Having the Life You Want. In the book, and in the corresponding email class that she is offering, Cheri teaches about an amazing tool. I’ve been trying it out and I want to share i...

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At lunch just now, I happened across a very uplifting story. (Shocking, I know!)  The New York Times article, Kindness of a Stranger that Still Resonates, is about a man who sent money to strangers during the depression. Folks wrote letters in response to an advertisement that B. Vir...

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I’ll tell you, if you tell me.


I posted a short video (2.29 min) to YouTube called The #1 Secret to Living an Extraordinary Life. And I would LOVE it if you would take a few minutes to watch it and tell me what you think. In the video I share one very simple tip to creating a life that is extraordinary. I invite folks to tr...

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Wishing for what I have.


This morning I walked with my son the two blocks to where the car was parked in order to drive him to school. (No school buses here, sigh.) When we got to Valencia Street, on which Kayne and I both remembered leaving the car last night, we couldn’t find it. We walked back and forth along...

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A “dah who dor-aze” kinda holiday


October Simply Celebrate Newsletter A “Dah Who Dor-aze” Kinda Holiday By Sherry Richert Belul At the risk of falling into ranks with the likes of those fluorescent-lit stores who are already stocking the shelves with twinkly Christmas lights and inflatable Santas, I want to talk a...

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Well-being from within. (Ahhh).


Hi. I’m rushing around trying to get everything done because I’m unexpectedly going to be out of the office for a few days. In the midst of my craze, the excerpt below landed my email box. I really needed the reminder that all my joy is from within, anytime I want to access it. (Fo...

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For Me?


Yesterday I surprised my son, Kayne,  with a book he really wants that just came out by a fave author. I started writing him a note to go with the gift — about how proud I am of all the new things he is trying— and was suddenly overcome with emotion. It was like a warm rain ou...

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