Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago meant I experienced my fair share of blizzards. I remember 8-year-old me trudging through the waist-high snow on my way to school. Every few feet I’d get stuck and wonder why I was expending so much effort to get somewhere I didn’t want to go. Maybe you’re feeling…

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Ugh, here we go again . . . Do you remember how excited and pumped up you always feel at the beginning of a new project? “Oh yeah, I’m totally starting a business!” “You know what, I will apply for that manager position.” “This is the year I’ll lose weight and rock my bikini on…

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Do you remember your new year’s resolutions? Yeah, me neither! The year’s winding down, and it’s incredibly tempting to park yourself on the couch, eat Halloween candy, and watch The Office for the millionth time. There couldn’t possibly be enough days left to reach your goals before the end of 2019, right? Wrong! There are 12 weeks…

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I know you’re busy so I won’t waste your time. Every morning you’re tempted to hit the snooze alarm because your body and mind are Just. So. Tired. Perhaps you work at a soul-crushing job that’s slowly grinding you into dust. Maybe you’re gaining weight at an alarming rate because you barely have time to…

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The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week 47 Small Changes That You Won’t Regret Making In 2019. Add these to your new year’s bucket list. Why I’m Choosing Happiness Before Success. There will…

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‘Tis the season for dashed hopes and dreams! The gift-giving holidays at the end of the year can make you eagerly anticipate the delightful goodies you’ll get from friends and family. But it’s inevitable that you won’t get everything you where dreaming of. Here are some of the doozies I’ve received from previous Christmases: A…

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I may have a Type A personality and thrive on order and structure, but that doesn’t mean I don’t know when to stop pushing and just let things flow. The law of attraction is one of those “woo woo” ideas that I firmly believe in. I’ve seen firsthand how thinking positive thoughts, visualizing good outcomes, and…

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