Finding Your Passion

Why Passion Sucks

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I watched a documentary on North Korea the other night.

I’m fascinated by the culture. It’s a world that is closed up, with little connection to the reality most of us take for granted. They live by their own rules, their own agendas. It’s not the fault of the people; it’s just the way it is.

They […]

10 Signs You’re Having A Midlife Reinvention

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What’s the scariest thing about approaching midlife? According to most of the articles about midlife, it’s all of the bad things that are about to happen to you.

The article I read today was no exception. It talked about all of the signs you might be facing if you are in the throes of a midlife […]

What I Want…

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How many a-ha moments do you have every day?

I try and gain one early in the morning, as fast as I can. That’s why I read. Books. Posts. Articles. It doesn’t matter. I read something new until I get that a-ha in my mind.

Today it hit me when I read this.
“Want” is the older brother […]

Why It’s Time To Shed Our Good Girl Image

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A long time ago, I was born into this world as a good girl. I was an only child until my sister arrived when I was seven years old. That’s a long time in the life of a child.

I was a good girl. A good girl was always quiet, did things on her own. A […]

Where Is Your 100 Percent Going To?

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Bring in the light.
Don’t conquer the darkness.
For years now, Oprah and Deepak Chopra have put together three 21 day meditation programs each year designed to help you improve one portion of your life. They offer the training for free for a few days, and for purchase to download and take with you on your […]

Where The Drive To Be Creative Comes From

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Creativity. You’re either born with it or your not. You either have the creative gene, or you don’t. And if you don’t have a creative bone in your body, there’s no way you’re ever going to find it.


As children, we’re all born into a creative world. Our imaginations ran wild. One day we were astronauts […]

Practical Steps To Realizing Your Dream

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It’s midlife. What’s your dream?
How do I live my dream lifestyle?
How do I walk away from a job I hate and find my dream job?
How do I start my dream business?
How do I travel?
How do I move to another city, state or country?
How do I get healthy and find my ideal body?
How do I make […]

What’s Happening To Our Future?

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“Was it really like that back then?”

Think about how much has changed in our lifetimes.

Do you remember landlines? Yep, me too. A few years ago I had to explain them to my daughter.

Remember the first computer you purchased? Today’s teenagers and even some twenty-somethings don’t remember a time without them.

Remember using maps when you went […]

3 Lies Every 50-Something Needs To Stop Believing

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Let’s be honest here; many people approach midlife struggling with the question “what’s next?”

We are taught that life works in step-by-step order. Simply check off each item as you complete it.

High school
Good job
Dream home
Dream car
Dream vacations
Everything works out perfectly, and we have the ideal […]

36 Truths I Wish Somebody Had Told Me About Reinvention, Midlife, Changing, And Loving Yourself All Over Again

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On Reinvention

Every day you are a different person. What worked for you yesterday won’t work for you today. What works for you today won’t work for you tomorrow. Yet every day is important to help build you into who you are meant to be. Enjoy the ride. It all adds up to one great life.

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3 Lessons For The Creative Soul

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The earth has music for those who listen.
~William Shakespeare
Sometimes it isn’t how much you fail that matters; it’s how much you’re willing to push to make it succeed.

Creatives often know this more than others. They push the limits. They know there is something else out there, waiting for them. They know they are destined […]

What Are You Looking For?

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Reap what you sow.

We’ve all heard that saying before, maybe even used it. But how many times do we take it to heart?

Your actions and your words determine the course of action for your life. What you do AND what you say will ultimately determine your direction. I see it every day in the way […]