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Passion is the Antidote to the Uninspired

A couple of weeks ago, my mom (also a writer) urged me to write more for Sheer Balance. She had every reason to do so: my writing has taken a bit of a backseat since building up my art business,…...

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Days too Short

As a work-at-home-mom (WAHM), the saying “there aren’t enough hours in the day” has taken on new meaning. Five years ago, when I was jetting from one city to another for work, racking up frequent flyer miles, and burning the…...

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GET WHAT YOU WANT

Recently, I was in the market for some special card stock for my art business, and I was going back and forth between two products I didn’t love. I kept thinking, “I really wish they had my favorite card-stock available…...

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Prioritizing

This past Monday, I was asked to speak at a SMARTY People event in Boston about prioritizing your goals and maintaining balance. It was an intimate group, which I loved, because it made it more informal and much more of…...

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My friend Jane constantly talks about the successes of friends, family, and of course celebrities. She always puts herself down and tells me she will never be successful enough. It is painful to watch someone you love be so hard…...

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Lion Family Art

As you may or may not know, I recently gave birth to a beautiful, baby boy. I’m in love. It is amazing how such a small little being can be so dramatically life changing. As you also may have noticed,…...

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Angelina Jolie

If you were told you had an 87% risk for breast cancer, would you undergo a double mastectomy as a preventative measure to eliminate or drastically reduce your risk? Essentially, this is what actress Angelina Jolie did. Just this week,…...

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Bad Habits

For research for A Whole New You – Six Steps to Ignite Change for Your Best Life, I had the pleasure of reading The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business. In his book,…...

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Boston Marathon 2013 Bombings

I’m reeling. The Boston bombings from April 15th’s Boston Marathon have hit hard. Living and working in Boston makes it feel like déjà vu: it was nearly 12 years ago when I lived and worked in New York City and…...

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Spend Time Alone

Welcome to the 52 Small Changes Web Series. This is where I take each weekly change I prescribe in the book – 52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You, and discuss my personal favorite tips or suggestions on…...

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