Meeting Planner’s Perspective on Booking a Motivational Speaker

When Rejection Rears Its Ugly Head If you can’t handle rejection, don’t become a professional motivational speaker.  If you thought high school was rough, try the competitive speaking industry. It is not for those with thin skin. I’ve dealt with rejection from day one, and will continue to deal with it. The only thing that […]

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Thankful Thursday Guest Dreamer Cancer Survivor Story: An Awakening

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer a few years back, I reacted like most who receive a cancer diagnosis; first thing came to mind was a “death sentence”. However, I found out later that it was truly “an awakening” for me; even after being diagnosed with colon cancer a few years later. […]

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Remembering and Moving Beyond 9/11

12 year anniversary of 9/11

Today is a sad anniversary. A scary one in fact. Everyone that survived the tragedy can remember where they were and what they were doing when the towers were hit. But in light of world politics, I truly wish we could remember 9/11 in a way that honors the lives lost yet moves us forward […]

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Happiness is About Learning to Dance in the Rain

This past week for me was all about music and moving my body. It was all about dancing and celebrating. And about navigating through some storms. One of my favorite quotes is by Vivian Greene:  “Life’s not about waiting for the storms to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” Dance, Dance, Dance!  Last […]

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Are You Slacking Off On Your Fitness Dream?

    For every huge step in dreaming there are a million tiny ones that add up to that next goal. Health and fitness dreams can add up real steps along the way too. You see results and are motivated, but are you slacking off along the way? A couple months ago, a started an […]

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Why Beef is Like Great Sex

When it comes to being a private chef, I try to accommodate every client with the thought “Whatever you wish” and then blow their minds with great food. But my favorite type of clients are those who love a great piece of meat. Those of you who are not vegetarian can relate to a good […]

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Blogging Success is the Result of Perfection With 18 Editing Quotes to Prove it

Someone once said that blogging success is the result of perfection. I tend to agree with this, especially when you are putting something online for public consumption. With blogging and writing online, perfection is everything.  It’s not easy to do, but if you want to be a top blogger, nothing less than remarkable is the […]

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