There Is No Magic Wand | Watch the LEFB Call Replay

As a former book editor, it should come as no surprise that I’m an avid reader. My shelves are lined with self-help guides, business books, and every kind of novel to whisk me away to another realm. It’s fun to take a white space break into a fantasy world, but I often meet people who…

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You’re Not Broken, So Stop Acting Like It

I’m what you might call a “self-development junkie.” It’s like I’m magnetically drawn toward books, programs, workshops, and courses that promise to fix my problems and make life easier. And after talking with thousands of you fellow Life Editors, I know I’m not alone. 🙂 But after digesting dozens of self-help programs, I started to notice…

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Everyone Told Me I Was Wrong (But I Didn’t Listen!)

TLDR (too long, didn’t read): Guess who’s back, back again . . . When you put yourself out there and let the world see all the vulnerable bits that make up the real you . . . well, you’re bound to attract some naysayers. Ten years ago, I was surrounded by people who thought they knew…

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3 Tips for Handling Emotional Labor Without Overwhelm

Happy Valentine’s Day, Life Editor! This is one of my favorite holidays because I’m all about sharing the love. I even work self-love into my Life Editing Process. Step 2: Delete Bad Influences is always the most popular because that’s where you see the big results. Step 4: Rearrange Everything is my personal fave because…

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Life Editing for Beginners Starts Tomorrow. Are You In?

This is it! Life Editing for Beginners starts tomorrow. Are you in? I created Life Editing for Beginners because I wanted to show ambitious women that they could edit their lives the same way book editors edit their manuscripts. What can I say? I’m still a book nerd at heart. 🙂 My years in the…

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Tell Me What You Want, What You Really, Really Want!

No one likes to do the same thing over and over. There are only so many times you can load the dishwasher or file a report before it becomes tedious. But I noticed something strange about the folks who participate in my Life Editing for Beginners program…they go through the modules again and again. Even…

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Editor’s Notebook 106

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! PS, Life Editing for Beginners starts on Monday! CLICK HERE to join us. What I’m Loving This Week Cows Loving The COW SCRATCHER! I watched this for way too long. It’s…

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