Peace and Love, Folks

We are born as essentially blank slates. We are taught almost everything we do, think, and know. We learn how to walk, talk, eat, and interact with one another and with the world in which we live. Most of us are taught to love one another, to appreciate the diversity of the world, to embrace […]

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Do Your Job & Do It Well

It is a simple concept: we all have a job to do in this world. We are mothers, lawyers, sanitation engineers, writers, models, telemarketers, and doctors. We are Starbucks baristas and Cheesecake Factory servers. We are managers, travel agents, tech support operators, and marketing specialists. We are students and yoga instructors and starving artists. The […]

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Embrace The Solar Eclipse

We are all made of stardust. This is not some romantic, poetic, description of human beings, though it does sound like it. This is a fact. Unless you’re one of the few who’s still not so convinced about the whole Big Bang thing, scientists pretty much agree that that’s how we started. So, basically, you […]

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All Wounds Heal

When we were little we fell off our bikes and scratched our knees. They would bleed for hours. It hurt to walk or sit; the bandaids covered the gashes, but we still felt them. Eventually, though, they healed. Bruises turned yellow and purple and black and blue. Scabs of bright red grew dark and then […]

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Inspiring 20something: Drew Howard

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing 22-year-old Drew Howard from Weston, Florida. I started this Inspiring 20something section for all of my incredible readers, but I ended up getting more out of this than I had ever imagined. Drew is perhaps one of the most driven and inspiring people I have ever come […]

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Buy Your Own Stock

Investing in yourself is one of the most basic, and most difficult, components of success. We often feel so uncomfortable and intimidated when promoting, investing in, or talking about ourselves and our accomplishments. It feels like we are bragging or full of ourselves or so many other things we try not to be or do, […]

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