Archive for February 2016

Can just 4 words help you find your focus?

This morning I awoke to my five-year-old daughter snuggling deeply into the crook of my arm, her little limbs curled up under the covers. I glanced at my watch and was delighted to find I had 15 minutes before I needed to get out of bed to begin my day. No sooner had I come to…

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Are you exhausted? Try this simple trick.

This is a story about cosmetics. And coffee. And cause and effect. So let’s start here… Two weeks ago, I took myself on a date to Nordstrom. I parked my car and carted myself (and my bag full of half-used cosmetics) straight to the Bobbi Brown counter. I did not stop to ooh and aah over the David Yurman…

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Could you use a little wiggle room?

In a meeting with my SHINE team this morning, Darcy kicked things off with a story about her challenging morning. Darcy is an effervescent, never-a-dull-moment-when-she’s-around, how-can-we-make-this-even-more-fun kind of gal. She’s also a fantabulous mom who keeps a million balls in the air at all times, most of all the schedules of her “faux triplets” –  twin girls and a younger…

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I’m Possible (introducing Jeremy Cowart)

Friends. If you have ever heard yourself say “I can’t,” then this is for you. Meet Jeremy Cowart.  I’ve heard Jeremy deliver his incredible talk live on two different occasions and both times I was awestruck, moved to tears, inspired, uplifted, and emboldened. I hope you will be, too. Please schedule time to savor this video (it runs 25 minutes)…

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Does Valentine’s Day Really Matter?

If I’m being honest, I wasn’t planning to do much of anything for Valentine’s Day this year. After fifteen years of marriage and three children, I’m more inclined to make the day all about the littles than I am to plan a big romantic night with my husband. Oh, you’ll find me making heart shaped pancakes, designing handmade…

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