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Reduce Plastics in Your Life

One of the most important things we can do for the planet AND our health is to reduce the use of plastic. The toll plastic takes on the environment is undeniable. According to the Center for Biological Diversity, plastic makes…...

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Posted in Eco-Living, Family Health, Small Changes

Avoid the sugar high meltdowns and inevitable crashes and sluggishness by thinking outside the basket for this year’s Easter treats. Easter is a great time to give kids a basket of thoughtfully selected small items that will help them look forward to the spring and summer weather or provide them with refreshed craft, art or reading supplies....

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Simon Sinek - Start with Why

When I first met Tricia, I was instantly drawn to her for her enthusiasm, extreme candor, and take charge attitude. She calls a spade a spade and isn’t afraid to piss people off along the way. She stands for what…...

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Posted in Change / Reinvention, Motivation
Winter Exercise Motivation

I’m the first to admit that I am not a winter person. The cold is physically painful to me, and the idea of stepping outside to get some exercise is about as unappealing as getting my teeth extracted. I know…...

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Last week, I received news from three different sources that represented a decent amount of change for me. First, my editor informed me that she was leaving my publisher for a new career in the non-profit sector. Second, my literary…...

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Posted in Change / Reinvention
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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Posted in Mind-Body, Uncategorized
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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Posted in Brett's Blog, Change / Reinvention, Mind-Body Tagged with: , , ,

Last week I spoke on a panel of women wellness entrepreneurs for an alumni event of my Alma Mater. I was flanked by impressive women, all who have been successes within their own right. The moderator was a retired pediatrician…...

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Posted in Ask Brett, Brett's Blog, Change / Reinvention
Happiest Country

A couple of weeks ago, I caught an episode of Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s Sunday morning show on which he talked about Denmark being the happiest of countries. The most recent pole by Gallup, has actually revealed that the happiest countries…...

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Posted in Brett's Blog, Uncategorized
Resolutions and Change

Last week, my husband and I celebrated our nine year anniversary. Recently, it seems that we are always going 90 miles an hour and barely have time for a lot of things, including “us” time. Between a 16 month old,…...

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Posted in Change / Reinvention