What’s Your Mantra

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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Do It Differently

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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Can’t or Won’t

“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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Sorry, Not Sorry

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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