Overcoming Negativity – Just get a boat :)

I have had such a busy Summer…bet you all have too. In this time, I have been grasping to maintain my sense of peace and balance. How do I keep meaning and purpose in my life, when it can feel like I am trying to run through water? I can only imagine that this is […]
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The Only Way Out Is In

One of the beautiful gifts of humanity, is that we all share the same story. Each of us has a desire to change/enhance something in our lives, and therein lies the great gift of life.  We have the freedom of choice.  The freedom to tell our story in any way we choose.  The freedom to […]
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Positivity Really Is Power (Even Science Says So!)

I am a personal-development junkie. I read hundreds of books, take constant classes and am regularly conversing with colleagues on the concept of self-improvement and connection to the The Universe/God/Love. Of everything I have learned, the most important is around the Power of Positivity. It is so often disregarded as a “fluff” term…i.e. “Oh sure…just […]
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How to Realize Your Dreams

One of our biggest predicaments as humans is our tendency to get caught up in busyness…doing everything BUT pursuing our REAL dreams. We avoid and sabotage our potential by engaging in habits that keep us away from what we REALLY want. Days, weeks and often years can go by and we are still talking about […]
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A Calm Life = Ultimate Success

  “It’s okay to be happy with a calm life.” I love this sentiment.  It is so applicable to what has been on my mind these days.  As a new parent, I have been perplexed for weeks…trying to “figure out a way” to do it all.  Life is super-crazy-chaotic with a newborn and it has […]
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Perspective is everything

This is one of my favorite “life lessons”. I have come to a place where I realize that the state of my life has nothing to do with what is “happening”, but rather, by how I am “being.” My experience of life has everything to do with my perspective and I choose to see the […]
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The Unexpected Joys of Being a Mama (a tale of Discovery)

It was 5 weeks ago today, that my son came into the world.  Greyson Henry Sandau is the little darling’s name and it has been a great pleasure getting to know him.  I am honored to have been “selected” as his parent…to be able to provide an environment of pure love and openminded support…to let […]
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The Unexpected Joys of Being Preggo (a tale of Surrender)

As I sit here nesting away in the final days of my first pregnancy (due July 27th, but we all know he will come whenever he feels like it), I wanted to share a list of the unexpected joys I have discovered that come with being preggo. Whether this will be interesting to anyone else, I am […]
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Choosing to see the positive = A choice for the brave

Choosing to see the positive, to act in faith, to hold out hope, to believe in the power of our dreams…this is a choice of perception that many assume are for the less-than-sensible, the flighty, the airy-fairy, the gullible, the naive. Most commonly in our world, people eagerly trade stories of doom and gloom, quick […]
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Simplify to have everything you want in life

I love this quote from Steve Jobs, because it speaks to the great truth that we tend to overcomplicate our lives. Life can certainly be overwhelming when faced with all of the choices we must make as humans. Relationships, careers, physical fitness, emotional fitness and all of the other life categories are full of considerations […]
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