Letting Go Of Perfection: It’s Really Okay to Suck Sometimes

Excelling at things is in my DNA. It feels good to accomplish something, but the real reason is because I don’t like being bad at …

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Loving My Body: Perspectives on Positive Body Image

My best friend said to me, “I never hear you complain about your body.” I thought about it for a sec and responded, “Hm, I …

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Sink or Swim: My #1 Method to Learn Anything Quickly

I can be impatient so sometimes when I’m learning a skill, I put myself in a position that forces me to quickly master it. Most …

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How to Embrace What Makes You Unique (Even If You Don’t Want To)

I took ballet during my teens. One year we were being cast in the school’s annual recital centered around the theme “Mother Goose.” Anxiously awaiting …

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3 Reasons to Ignore What Everyone Thinks and Live An Authentic Life

I knew when I started my business that I wanted my life to be integrated, having little to no separation between personal and professional life. …

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I Thought I Was a Terrible Listener (I’m Not!!)

I was having a conversation with a guy I had just met at a party. His name was Dan. I could tell he was a …

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3 Essential Life Lessons I’ve Learned from My Older Friends

I enjoy hanging out with older people. I like to learn and be ahead of the game, and I feel older people know what’s up …

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Why I Have the Best Friends Ever – And Why Luck Has Nothing To Do With It

I’m going to Alaska this coming New Year’s to photograph the Northern Lights (!!!). I rented a cabin on a farm in Fairbanks and a …

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How I Got Past My Excuses And Booked a Dream Trip to Micronesia

There have been many things I’ve wanted to do for a long time. I hate using the word – “want.” It implies that something is …

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These Two Questions Transformed My Mindset and Made Me More Productive

Inspiration is important to me. It is what fuels my energy, my life force. When I realized this, I asked myself 2 questions: 1. WHAT …

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The Importance of Being Present: How Showing Up Can Make a World of Difference

My grandparents fled to Vietnam when Japan invaded Guang Zhou, China during World War II. My grandpa went first to get things settled. He hopped …

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The One Skill You Need to Have Happy, Healthy Relationships

One of my best friends Mark called the other day and said, “I come in on Wednesday at 6:30pm.” Whenever he comes to town he …

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