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Why Gratitude is so Powerful for your Brain

Why is the simple practice of gratitude so helpful?It is good for our brain and makes us more effective: Positive emotions fill our brain with dopamine and serotonin.  These chemicals make us feel good and increase our ability to learn.  They help us process...

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What to do With Intrusive Thoughts

Have you ever had thoughts that just keep repeating, and repeating…and repeating? You try to stop them.  You try to distract yourself, yet they just keep looping. - Nope.  Me neither.  (Oh, how I wish that were true.) If you are like most (read all)...

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In the Spotlight – My Clarity TV interview

This month I am offering an interview I did with Dolores Hirschmann on Clarity TV.  I LOVED doing it and I’m excited to share it with you! I tell my story of the event that set me on my path to self-love--when I learned to move from victim to...

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The Problem With Blaming… And upcoming news!

We all blame.  As Brene Brown says, “Blame is the discharging of discomfort and pain.”  When mistakes are made, our first response is to try to find whose fault it is.  A natural response, but not helpful.Here is an entertaining (less than 4 minute)...

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When You Want to Forgive Yourself

I recently made a big mistake; I spammed over 5000 people.  It was not one of my finest moments, but it was a mistake—I didn’t start out the day deciding I wanted to piss off a bunch of people I didn’t know.   When I realized what happened I didn’t respond...

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