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“It is a full-time job being honest one moment at a time, remember to love to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment.”  ~Jasmine Guy Can you be honest with yourself?  Do you look yourself in the mirror and like the person staring back at you?  Are you living in […]

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Today’s post is very special.  My friend, Todd Hoffer, shares his intimate, personal story about his addiction to alcohol and his lifelong struggle with finding a better path.  I knew “of Todd” from the time I was a teenager because he was in a band with his brother.  From my vantage, he was the cool guy that went […]

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Fall is a terrific time to look at our diet and exercise routines. When we talk about routine, we often use the word negatively, as if having a routine is some how “bad.”  Routines are not bad things; routines provide comfort and stability. Daily time routines let us know where and when we need to be places. […]

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“Language is a more recent technology.  Your body language, your eyes, your energy will come through to your audience before you even start speaking.” ~Peter Guber “The body never lies.”  ~Martha Graham I have always been interested in body language.  The communication of our bodies speaks more strongly than anything we could ever say.  We […]

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Be Unashamedly and Unabashedly YOU!

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“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson How often we have heard, “Just be yourself and you’ll be fine.”  How often have we dismissed the sage and simple advice as nonsense, as we stubbornly try to stuff our size eight personality into a size […]

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“All successful people, men and women, are big dreamers.  They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.”  ~Brian Tracy I admit that I am not cut from the corporate mold.  I do not excel under the bureaucracy that […]

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Whenever we take on the most honorable of professions, the role of teacher, we immediately become accountable to our students.  We give and receive inspiration as teachers, whether or not we realize or desire it.  Students look to us for guidance, reassurance, help and understanding.   We are all teachers at some point in our […]

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Learning to Love

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“It’s not how much you do but how much love you put into the doing that matters.” ~ Mother Teresa My husband and I spent the weekend at Whitewater Memorial Park near Liberty, Indiana.  We were pleasantly surprised by the beauty and solitude of the park and the trails.  Although it was a busy, holiday […]

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On Saturday I ran a 10K race with an average pace of 10:02 minutes per mile. In just three weeks, I actually shaved 16 seconds off my per mile time from the previous, 4-mile race! It was shocking to me, to say the least. In the last few years, I have been focused on other […]

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Playing on the Edge is Fun!

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“Things can fall apart, or threaten to, for many reasons, and then there’s got to be a leap of faith.  Ultimately, when you’re at the edge, you have to go forward or backward; if you go forward,  you have to jump together.”  ~Yo-Yo Ma At Warsaw’s Secret Fitness Studio, we play our edge, but not […]

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