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Form Your Posse at Work and In Life

Do you have a posse? You know, friends that you hang with -- I certainly do. They're faithful friends that share your life and all that you love. Well, the best thing I did at work was to realize that I could benefit from forming a posse at work too. The Urban...

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Going Back to School isn’t for Sissies

My mother had only an 8th grade education; my father didn’t graduate high school.  Education wasn’t a priority as we were growing up. Instead, my mother made sure her five daughters could catch a man. Pretty telling, isn’t it? Well, as adults we figured out how...

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Returning To School
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6 Steps To Employment And Happiness

OK, there's no guarantee of happiness in life. But, I've found it's hard to be happy if you're unemployed and worried. It can take a while, and there are days when you can feel like you'll never find anything. Often, that worry can paralyze you and you don't know...

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How Men Learn From the Good and the Bad

I wouldn’t say my husband had a very happy childhood. Yes, he had all the trappings of a good life- nice home, good school; but he never felt accepted or loved.  His parents placed a high value on intellect, and wanted their children to be successful in business. ...

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What You Really Get Out of a Bucket List

I’m joining The Bucket List movement.  I haven’t up until now.   When the movie came out in 2008, I wasn’t that impressed. I know, I know- everyone loves Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson. But it just didn’t ring true to me. Lists like “Things I want to do by my...

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Still the Great Wine Pretender

When I tell people I live in Sonoma County, they typically comment on how lucky I am to live in the wine country of California. And, I agree. It is a beautiful and wonderful place to live! We have gorgeous weather and lovely views. Still, with work, kids, paying...

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Addicted to New Beginnings

I love New Year’s resolutions!  I can’t help it. I’m addicted to new beginnings. Imagine everything you’ve done wrong or stupid is behind you. The thought is captivating. A fresh start with all kinds of wonderful possibilities. And no wonder. The idea that you can...

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Is that all there is to life?

“What are we doing? We’re crazy!” I gasp to my running buddy as I struggle to keep up in the dark. “Who said we should drag our asses out and run these hills at dawn?” I jokingly say- knowing full well it was me. Well, I didn’t think we’d spend most of our time...

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