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As we turn the corner into November, the inevitable is looming: the holiday season. Thanksgiving, and then Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, and then the New Year brings tremendous festivity, yet, can easily be overwhelming, not to mention more stressful than…...

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Stop Searching for Your Passion

Last winter, I met my good friend Terri Trespicio for breakfast at the lobby restaurant in her boutique Boston hotel. We spent a couple of hours catching up, laughing, and talking about life and our solo-entrepreneur businesses. Terri and I…...

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Strengthen Strengths

If you suffer from a lack of motivation, or feel negatively about the work you do or about life in general, stop shoring up your weaknesses. When you do, you’ll start to see…...

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Posted in Change / Reinvention, Mind-Body, Motivation
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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kangama

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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