• 7-Steps to Overcome Frustration (includes Infographic)

    Whether you’re 7 or 70, or anywhere in between, there’s a good chance you have to deal with frustration of a regular basis. It might be due to waiting in line, getting a flat tire, dealing with bills, or someone not behaving the way you’d like.   Frustration occurs when…

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  • 8 Reasons to Write A Personal Note

    Do you think that writing a personal note is outdated? Starting at a very young age, my parents instilled in me the importance of being thankful and grateful. Saying thank you, being polite and taking time to write personal notes for gifts, nice gestures and for someone’s passing. With automation…

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  • 9 Beach Bag Essentials

    Happy Summer! As a child, I spent summer vacations at my grandparents’ home on the beach. They lived on St. Simons Island, Georgia about 2 blocks from the ocean. The memories from these times will be forever implanted in my heart – the morning birds, the bright sun, the packed…

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  • 16 Tips on How to Navigate Uncertainty

    About 18 months ago, I had the privilege of spending five days and four nights at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona. I was able to bring my 23 year old daughter with me. Canyon Ranch is a wellness facility. The array of health and wellness options are vast. The food…

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  • Do You Hold Your Children Back?

    It’s interesting for me to think about this question. Over the last 27 years, I always thought of myself as a parent who did not hold my children back. When my son asked to go to sleep away camp at the age of 9, we found a camp that suited…

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  • 5 of My Favorite Tips for Preparing Your Child for College

    I graduated from Riverwood High School in 1981. In September, our family drove, in my parent’s station wagon (wood paneling and all), from Atlanta, Georgia to College Park, Maryland. The car was packed with all the items that we felt were needed to start my first year in college. We…

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  • My Week on NYC Metro

    This past week I was in New York City. 6 million people are in the city each day. Taking public transportation is the cheapest, quickest and most efficient way to travel around. My unlimited Metro Card for the week was $32. Of course there is Uber, Lyft and Via as…

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    How Do You Inspire People Around You?

    Recently, I was having coffee with a friend. She said, you should write a blog about how your partners, family and friends help to motivate you. I asked her what that meant. She told me her husband was a yoga enthusiast and there was a time that he would bring…

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