What’s On Your Heart?

My blogs are always about what’s on my heart.They are reminders for me, as well as lessons I want to share with you. Today I want to talk about having integrity.You know, doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.Why is having integrity so important?Because if you don’t, it’s like getting caught up […]

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Open The Door To 2021

Our wishes have finally come true.We’ve kicked 2020 to the curb!All the disaster that it has unleashed is finally over!Really?No.When the ball dropped, it was just another moment.Another minute, another hour, another day.The tick of a watch or the turn of a calendar page doesn’t change anything. It’s like the yellow door that I walked […]

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Drop Your Expectations

In my book, The Lemonade Diet, I wrote about expectations.I wrote about how we are disappointed when we expect things we have no control over. Typically I love tradition. Most of us do.This Christmas, I let all of my expectations go. I watched everyone’s posts of beautifully decorated trees and Christmas cookies.We shopped online and […]

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A Thankful Thanksgiving

I publish my blog every Thursday, and since Thanksgiving happens to fall on this one, I feel compelled to write about it.I read an article yesterday that said we have permission not to be thankful this year.WHAT?NOT BE THANKFUL ON THANKSGIVING?!That’s like encouraging a toddler to have a temper-tantrum every time things don’t go the […]

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On The Fence?

What’s the biggest thing that’s stopping you?You.We talk ourselves out of so many great things because of fear.We fear failure or an uncertain outcome. I wanted to run for years. I’d talk about it and think about it, but I never went for a run. I thought I was too old. It didn’t look easy. […]

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Break Bad Habits With a S.M.I.L.E.

Yesterday I was listening to my son’s latest podcast, The Unconventional Education Show. Episode 40, The $1,000,000,000 Secret. Please give it a listen. Here are the stats he shared.   Every single day we have 12 to 60 thousand thoughts. 95% of those thoughts are the same thoughts we had the day before. And, here’s the kicker. 80% […]

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Running For My Girl

October is breast cancer awareness month, and I want to share a little story with you.Fourteen years ago, I lost an extraordinary friend to breast cancer. She died one month shy of her fortieth birthday.Lisa learned of her cancer diagnosis during the pregnancy of her third son. Pregnancy is taxing enough, but imagine going through […]

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8 Ways to Celebrate YOU!

It’s my birthday month, and there is no better time to celebrate ME than NOW!And I’m not talking about getting falling-down drunk. That’s a party, not a celebration.I’m talking about gratitude, reflection, self-awareness, and joy! I celebrate my birthday for an entire month because I deserve it.And so do you!So, what exactly does a month-long […]

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Persevering Through Pandemics and Power Outages

As if the challenges of a pandemic weren’t enough, let’s throw in the destructive aftermath of a hurricane. If you haven’t reached your tipping point with social distancing, masks, and the cancellation of every social event, celebration, and gathering, try flushing your toilet with pond water.It turns out, the unraveling of basic hygiene was the […]

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The Lemonade Diet is coming on AUDIOBOOK!

I like to explore Amazon when searching for my next great listen. I was doing my usual browsing through self-improvement books one day when a cover caught my eye. It was simple but powerful: a woman juggling lemons, bright and yellow. The Lemonade Diet by Susan V. Wheeler. I checked out the “look inside” feature and the chapter names. “Stop Quitting.”

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Hats, Converse…Action! How I added 7 extra hours to my week

Until lately, I have not realized the true value of a good going-out hat and a pair of special-occasion-only Converse. I’m the girl who used to wash her hair every day. Every. Single. Day. Even though my hairdresser told me it’s not good to strip my hair of its natural oils, I washed it anyway. […]

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Bring Back The Smile 🙂 3 Ways to Smile More

I miss a lot of things these days, but smiles top the list. I have not enjoyed wearing a mask all these months. Steamed up glasses, feeling suffocated and my poor sensitive tugged-at ears are a few of my biggest mask-wearing complaints.But what masks have done to common courtesy saddens me to the core. We […]

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