Should Motivational Speakers Script It Or Wing It?

To Script Or Not To Script, That Is The Question Dear Motivational Keynote Speakers Whether to script a speech or follow a general outline, has been a long running question among professional speakers.  There are some (like me) who swear by scripting, and there are some who swear against it. All in all, it makes for a […]

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Thankful Thursday: Learning Gratitude from a Toddler

Epicurus once wrote, “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” Waking up at 5:30 a.m. by my toddler to watch her favorite TV cartoon, “Dora the Explorer” is hardly the way I want to wake […]

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Living With Bipolar Disorder

Living with bipolar. We may look whole on the outside, but we're often trying hard to hold everything in check.

My life-long dream to create change in the world is partially due to something I’ve tried very hard to keep secret. I toiled over the decision to talk about it here, finally deciding that one more voice against a damaging and often ill-informed stigma could be a tiny ripple in the pond of understanding. At […]

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5 Ways to Make Work Feel Like Play

“Work is love made visible.” I love this quote about work by Kahlil Gibran. My yoga teacher read it at class last night in honor of Labor Day weekend. For me, one of the biggest keys to an enjoyable life in large part is finding work that feels like play. And then, as life coach Martha […]

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Don’t Drink Your Calories Even On Labor Day

 Here in the States, Labor Day is one of the last hurrahs of the summer and a three-day weekend for us office workers. A big weekend for enjoying great food and drinks that aren’t typically the healthiest. You would be amazed at how easily the calories pile up in liquid form. The “hidden” calories in […]

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Are You Unconsciously Sabotaging Your Own Success?

Just because I signed myself up to be the director of this 8 Women Dream project doesn’t mean that I don’t occasionally fall down the rabbit hole myself. I am not immune from procrastination, fear, lack of follow through, and wanting to quit my dream. Pushing through to success with your dream is not easy […]

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The 8 Best Cookbooks That Belong in Every Foodies Kitchen

I must own 2 million cookbooks.   Many of them sit collecting dust on the glass bookcase in my office, but I will never part with them. Now I know that we are in the 20th century with the worldwide web offering cooking videos and high-tech ways to whip cream to a soft peak, but […]

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