Category Archives: The Change Series

Here’s to your great new ideas for 2016

I love sending out snail mail cards and just finished my newest mailing.  I intentionally handwrite addresses as the process gives me a few minutes, at least once a year, to think about the depth and breadth of my connections.  … Continue reading

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Spring…Forward…Has Sprung…Cleaning…Spring Promise

The wind is whipping across the still frozen cove, once again spewing horizontal snow. Yes, it’s the first day of Spring. And it all feels forced. I forced my forsythia. They popped, bringing promise. Promise that the snow will melt, … Continue reading

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February 25th- Time to celebrate Christmas and the New Year.

My daughter suffers from the same affliction as me, Planner Hypomania.   It consumes us, particularly in December. We spend all month reviewing our options, researching on-line and face-to-face. We troll the office supply sections of various stores in search of … Continue reading

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One Woman’s Book Club: “Thrive” – Well-being

We’ve all heard the same advice:  get your rest, exercise, blah, blah,blah.  Huffington is on the bandwagon too, but her approach is a refreshing read.  She offers different perspectives including her own, as an individual and as a CEO responsible … Continue reading

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Whistling in the Dark

Here I am smack in the middle of a significant life change.  It’s unnerving and exhilarating, and it’s risky and scary.  It’s kinda like whistling in the dark.  You are mostly sure it will all be ok – sure enough … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2013

I love a new calendar.  It documents connections – people to see.  It presents opportunities – things to do and learn.  It portrays full days and down days.  But before I go crazy on my 2014 catalogue of life I … Continue reading

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Average is Your Path to Richness

It wasn’t that long ago that my best friend and I made a secret pact.  What we whispered to each other we didn’t dare share with anyone else.  We couldn’t let on that what we fought so hard for was … Continue reading

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Intentions VS. Ideals

Balance is out.  After years of trying to convince women that work/life balance is the ideal, there’s growing recognition that most “ideals” aren’t goals. (Think Barbie).  Contemporary women like Sheryl Sandberg, Anne Marie Slaughter, and Debora Spar dispel the balance … Continue reading

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30 Day Challenges continued….

Flipping the calendar.  Do we all ask the same two questions:  “where did last month go?”  And  “what’s up next?”  We rarely stop and say “what did I accomplish last month?”  But when you take on a 30 day challenge, … Continue reading

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Another 30 Day Challenge? Commit to something every day.

A month ago I shared my commitment to writing every weekday.  It has been a long month and if asked, I would say that this was a hard challenge. I learned a few things that will help me create a … Continue reading

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