Stop the Debt Cycle

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When you’re in a cycle, all you have to do is change one thing to get out of the cycle. My dad was a banker and both my parents taught me how to live without debt. Then came dental school and everything changed. Debt is frustrating but normal. However, who wants to be normal when “normal” is broke? Congratulations that … Read More

Asking For Help

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FREE DOWNLOAD BELOW If you’ve ever found yourself afraid to ask for help, you’re not the only one. Sometimes when we need help the most, we are hesitant because we think we may appear weak or incompetent. The problem with not asking is that we build up more evidence that we are unloved and all alone. This is simply not … Read More

Why Have a Morning Routine

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When I wake up in the morning, my brain is never fully engaged. There are things I want to do, but really, do I have the brain power to think about what they are when I’m not quite awake? Some of the things that I want to get out of the way. Before I start on my big projects, I … Read More

If You’re Not Happy, Then What?

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When you were little, there were no limits to what you wanted to be when you grew up. Everything you thought about doing was something that you believed would make you happy. We all want happiness. The problem is discovering that many times we are not happy.   What happened? What is it that brings us lasting joy and happiness? … Read More

Feeling Shy? Here’s How to Connect

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Some of us enjoy being with people and others have a hard time connecting. Our nature is to want to feel connected to other human beings. It creates a sense of belonging. Remember when you were a kid and had all kinds of questions? How do plants grow? What makes the grass green? Why does it get cold?Back then you … Read More

What Does Your Hashtag Say?

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My nephew died a few weeks ago. He was only 16 years old. His name went viral. Why? Because he affected so many people with an attitude of happiness. As you watch videos of him, you can see in his eyes that he loved life. He made a choice. He had hard things happen to him just like the rest … Read More

Getting Past 1000 “NO’s”

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I’m standing in my closet, searching for the BIG YES as I take a look at my “stuff.” Since our last move, I’ve given away many items that have worn out their worth. Plus, I feel much lighter since I’ve sent most of my children’s treasures to them. As Greg McKeown points out in his book Essentialism, I want to separate … Read More