From the monthly archives: February 2015

One Day Someone will walk into your life and make you see why it never worked out with anyone else.

When someone asks my husband how long he’s been married, he says, “Thirty years… 26 of the happiest years of my life.” He’s right, of course. Some years were better than others. Stock prices, interest […]

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Sleep Well, Feel Well

On February 23, 2015 By


Sleep allows your body to rest and to restore its energy levels.


Like food and water, adequate sleep is essential to good health and quality of life.


Test your sleep IQ, then take the steps you need to sleep better, longer.



False. As people age, they often find that […]

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When people seek me out as a coach, they often bring questions that will not let them alone—questions that keep them up at night and interrupt their thoughts during the day. Questions like: “Can I live a fulfilled life?” “How can I create the work and life I want to have?”

When we begin the […]

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Prepare To Take Action

On February 16, 2015 By

Thrive Week 2  

What person do you know best in the world?  Your mind is probably racing through your list of family, friends, spouse and kids. The person you should have at the top of the list is actually YOU!

Last week we talked about creating A Vision for the life you envision.  I […]

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1. Procrastinating.

When are you going to make an estate plan? Let me guess. You call your lawyer on Monday when you’re leaving for vacation on Saturday (a trip planned months ago) and want a will before you go. Or worse, you wait until you are in hospice and decide perhaps you’d best make a […]

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“Richard is in love, obviously, with the way the world looks, but he’s also in love with the act of painting and the magic of the act of painting,” said independent curator and art historian Patterson Sims during “An Evening with Richard Estes” last week at American Art’s McEvoy Auditorium.

Sims is co-curator […]

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Creating A Vision

On February 3, 2015 By

Thrive Week 1: The Substance Behind Your Dreams.

On a recent ESPN 30 for 30, I was captivated by the quote, “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Without a vision for your future, you may find yourself stuck in a track toward middle-age with seemingly nowhere to go but old. As a […]

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