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Ahhhh Ahhh Ah Allergies!

Ahhh ahh ah CHOO! If you’ve ever experienced allergies, I think you’ll enjoy this Lighten Up Monday clip by my friend, Daren Streblow, who will be joining me on the open sea this summer! [youtube id=”j0y4USxB_yA”]

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4 Steps to a Spectacular 2015

Millions of people are looking forward to the first days of 2015 like a child looks forward to a new school year.  Remember the anticipation? The slate was clean. A new chance to get better grades, make new friends and take hold of exciting opportunities. Why then did so many of those years slip by without change?  What could have …

Clues to Beating the Holiday Blues

Not everybody anticipates the coming holiday season with giddy excitement.  For many, the holidays are a time of emotional distress and depression. Mayo Clinic has some very helpful information on beating the holiday blues and I have provided some of them here. However, it was my friend  Gloria Gaither who provided perhaps the most brilliant insights about beating the holiday …

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Five Essential Words for every Parent, Leader, Lover and Friend.

While doing research for my book “How To Live with Your Kids when You’ve Already Lost Your Mind,” I surveyed 600 teenagers and asked the question, “What are the words you most want to hear from your parents?  Of course their first choice of words were “I love you.” It was their second choice that made the most impact on …

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Strategy for Fighting Fatigue

Do you want to remain emotionally healthy? Do you want to be physically capable to handle what this day brings? Do you want to maximize the creativity that permeates your soul? Do you want to be all that you were created to be? Do you want to enjoy life to the fullest? If so, you must identify and do battle …