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When Life Calls Do You Pick Up the Phone?

03-20-2019

                          I published a guest post on the Kind Over Matter website today. It is all about how the smallest thing that calls to us can have the greatest impact on our lives...

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Will you do this?

03-13-2019

  I've been thinking a lot about small things that change our lives. When I'm coaching people, they often think they have to make big changes in order to feel happier, healthier, or more successful. But the truth is, one tiny shift or one small new habit can have a profound effec...

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Permission to forgive.

03-10-2019

Sometimes we need a reminder. Sometimes we need permission. Sometimes we need a nudge. Here's to forgiveness — within and without. Here's to setting ourselves free.   ...

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What have we learned …

03-05-2019

This morning I was looking through an issue of  "O Magazine." I noticed a page called, "The Question," in which readers all respond to the same question. At the bottom of the page is "Our Next Question," and the magazine invites people to email answers to another question. The "Next Que...

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Tra la la! What Bradley Cooper and I have in common!

02-27-2019

I just watched the video clip of Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga singing “Shallow,” from "A Star is Born" at the Oscar’s Sunday night. I haven’t yet seen the movie and I missed the Oscar’s, but I do have a tiny connection to Bradley Cooper! Last week I was in Los Angeles for a on...

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Do you give yourself this?

02-24-2019

One of my favorite things to do is to walk along the beach and listen to the uplifting recordings I've made for myself — recordings about who I want to be, how I want to live my life, and inspiration to connect more deeply with the world. Yesterday morning kicked off a weekend "writerc...

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C’mon over + bring the tissues!

02-20-2019

  What the heck am I so excited about?! That pic up above is part of a video from the Secret Agent Challenge: Operation Love, which launched this past Sunday, Random Acts of Kindness Day. I had no idea how extraordinarily uplifting and connecting this project would be. I k...

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Heck with the Hallmark kinda Valentine’s …

02-13-2019

I don't have anything against Hallmark. Or Valentine's Day. I don't have anything against special occasions. Or celebration. (Of course! I love 'em!) But what irks me is this: when we're fed ideas about these "picture perfect" lives that for most people simply don't exist. Our culture t...

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What Alison Had to Say …

02-12-2019

  My friend, Alison Luterman, is an amazing poet and human being. She is authentic, warm, kind, and caring. She is devoted to her writing and performance as a career, which means that she spends a lot of time working in solitude. A couple weeks ago, Alison wrote a newsletter arti...

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{Audio) A Fun Giving Game

02-08-2019

In a recent Kind Over Matter Article, I invited readers to participate in a fun game I named, "Play it Forward." All participants have to do is offer a small act of kindness in the world — with a twist: include some way for the person who receives the kindness to "play it forward" for ...

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