What happens outside reflects what’s inside

I thought I had learned this lesson, but it’s happening to me again… What happens on the inside affects the outside. You may already know that thoughts affect feelings, which then lead to actions — either positive or negative.  It’s up to us to decide what thoughts we want to…

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I’d like to know your birthday…

HAPPY EARLY VALENTINE’S DAY! I’ve been learning more about follow-up, and wanted to ask you — How do you show people that you care? How do you acknowledge someone’s birthday? How often do people hear from you? Most of us could benefit from being more diligent about following up. Follow-up…

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All You Need Is Love

I’m returning to earth. After mourning my father’s passing, I feel like I’ve been poised between worlds. I stepped away from the everyday.  No work.  No social media. Instead, I observed the Jewish tradition of “shiva,” gathering together online with my Congregation Hakafa, relatives and friends to say prayers and…

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Time Sensitive: My father’s passing…

There are times in life when we need to take a pause. A time to stop the world and get off. For this week, I’m basically “off” the grid… no social media posts, minimal meetings. Just reconnecting with family members and friends to tell them the sad news. My father,…

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How To Share Your Story In 30 Seconds

What do you say when people ask, “What do you do?” Many of us mumble or stumble through an answer. Or we repeat a memorized pitch that sounds canned.  Then we go home, frustrated, and determined to do better… until the next time… Can you relate? I remember feeling terribly…

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New Year’s Wisdom For You

Week #1 of the New Year! How did it go for you? While we’re faced with world challenges, I’d like to offer a bouquet of uplifting thoughts. Here are a few… 1.     Surround yourself with special people – “Go-Givers.”  Go-Givers is a name, coined by my friend and colleague, Bob Burg, for those who…

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What Life Story Do You Want To Create?

Years ago, I was stunned by the first line of my Yoga correspondence. “Did you tell yourself you loved yourself today?” Those words felt revolutionary.  When did anyone ever tell me that before?   I was used to focusing on my weaknesses.  My feeling of not being “enough.” Love was something…

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A holiday inspirational message…

Happy Holidays!  This is the time to reflect on where you’ve been and where you want to go. Here’s a message that I love from author Robert Cooper, who remembers his grandfather’s words: “We are each weaving an imprint on the world in ways that extend far beyond the horizons…

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My Holiday Poem For You!

I wanted to give you an original holiday gift. So — here’s a poem for you, (I just finished it after midnight!) To represent the feeling behind this message,I decided to include a special photo (pre-Covid) of a wonderful interfaith friendship group…Jewish, Christian and Muslim. The people includes members from my…

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This comes from my heart…

Have you told yourself you loved yourself today? Years ago, when I read that question from a correspondence course, those words stopped me in my tracks. Had I ever done that before?  I couldn’t remember.  And yet, it made sense and touched my heart. Do you tell yourself how wonderful you…

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