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A New Year’s resolution…in one word

With the new year comes the inevitable and universal encouragement to set resolutions. Magazines and blogs are rife with advice on defining and keeping resolutions. I’m continually in self-betterment mode. There are countless ways I want to be a stronger, … Continue reading

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Overcoming the beauty and aging paradox

I’ve been composing my Dear John letter to More magazine in my head for the last few weeks.  I’ve subscribed to the magazine, originally targeted to women over 40, for over a decade.  But somehow I missed the memo, a … Continue reading

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How to survive a working conference

I’ve just returned from my company’s annual customer conference in Las Vegas,  an event that meant 12 hours of standing booth duty, 7 short theatre presentations, 6 hours of one-on-one meetings with industry analysts,  5 days of restaurant or conference … Continue reading

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On being present

“…the biggest mistake I made is the one that most of us make while doing this. I did not live in the moment enough. This is particularly clear now that the moment is gone, captured only in photographs.” “There is … Continue reading

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My path to wellness (part II)

(If you want to follow this journey from the beginning, start here.) The first thing Dee started talking to me about was exercise. I’d been wanting to exercise.  I missed having it in my life and I know it’s the … Continue reading

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My path to wellness (part I)

well·ness [wel-nis] the quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, esp. as the result of deliberate effort an approach to healthcare that emphasizes preventing illness and prolonging life, as opposed to emphasizing treating diseases. Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved June 28, 2010, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/wellness It seems like it happened suddenly, but the reality is that it was a long, gradual deterioration.  Pants that I used to feel … Continue reading

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