Well, the time for changing ourselves from the outside in is upon us. Yes, tomorrow is New Year’s Day. Let the resolutions begin! I’ve been talking about this for a few weeks now, how New Year’s resolutions are incredibly alluring because of the promise they hold of overhauling ourselves completely. The problem with this —…

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I love this time of year. Food, wine, friends, fires, shopping, Santa — all of it! But what’s even more fun to me than celebrating the holidays is looking forward to a brand new year. I’ve mentioned this before, but I adore the idea of New Year’s resolutions. I love the feeling of being able…

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“I just can’t stop eating chocolate.” I used to say that all the time. I would sit after lunch at my computer and down a half a bag of M&Ms — and of course feel like crap about myself. This went on forever. Until I made one tiny modification to the statement. And that was…

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I consider myself to be a strong, confident woman . . . I do now, at least. But it took a lot of work to get here. And one of the most destructive habits that I had to get rid of to become this new person was the habit of always saying “I’m sorry.” I…

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