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My SHERO: Misty Copeland

In keeping with the spirit of Wordless Wednesday, I will keep it short, and Wordlessly. When I read the headline yesterday, "Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Dancer At American Ballet Theater," I swear to G-d, I teared up. After 14 years as a soloist with the ballet company, Misty can now add principal dancer to her resume. If you are familiar…

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Off The Fence and Onto The Sea

By Guest Blogger Bethany Rosselit I know all about sitting on the fence. I didn't just sit there for 10 years.  I bought a house there. I was settled down with my family of three, living in a 4-bedroom house in the woods.  I had worked in the same job for 10 years, and I would probably retire from it, growing…

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Regrets

We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons." Jim Rohn I think we all wonder sometimes what our life WOULD have been like, had we taken that other path. Had we stayed with this person, or taken that job. Kind…

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#MotivationMonday: No Overnight Success

I saw this on Twitter last week and saved it for today's Motivation Monday. It literally gave me goosebumps. For anyone who has ever tried, failed, overcome and tested their resilience to the nth degree, this one is for you. For anyone who is trying, failing, overcoming, and testing your resilience to the nth degree, this one is also for…

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Wordless Wednesday: #C2MTL Madness and Motherhood

Erica Diamond here reporting live from Day 2 at C2MTL.;) For those of you who may not have heard of C2MTL, well, I quote my friend Jenn Campbell of Diary Of A Social Gal... I think she says it best: The likes of ALEC BALDWIN, ANDRE AGASSI and CHELSEA CLINTON  are headliners, along with the beyond impressive likes of other inspiring and brilliant globe-changers including JANE MCGONIGAL, JORDAN…

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A Visit To Microsoft Headquarters

Hello Ladies! It's good to be back! It all started Monday morning. I kissed my three men goodbye at 6am and headed to the airport. I was going to Seattle Grey Mercy West. No, I wasn’t. I’ve just always wanted to say that (I’m a big Grey’s Anatomy fan) ;) But for real, I WAS flying to Seattle. Where the first-ever Starbucks resides…

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7 Thoughts of a Mompreneur

By Guest Blogger Leah Bell Let's face it - most families need two incomes. But there are many moms who will do anything to stay home with their babies. Enter the mompreneur. We're seeing more direct-sales moms than ever before. We have moms doing start-ups, writing books, blogging, podcasting, and offering coaching or online courses. It’s not easy to be a stay-at-home mom.…

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Monday Catch Up

Good morning and Happy Monday! It's been a while since we chit-chatted, so I figured we'd simply just catch up today. The week started back on the saddle early this morning at spin. It's been a little chaotic around here the past week. My washing machine decided to die on us this weekend, so RIP my favorite Mellie The Maytag. Shout out…

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An Evening With The Cake Boss

Yesterday morning on my weekly Global TV segment, I shared the latest research out of Cornell University. The studies are in on money and happiness: People Who Spend Money On Experiences Instead Of Things Are Much Happier. When it’s payday and that paycheck gets deposited into you account, do you run out to buy a great pair of shoes, or…

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The Season Of F*ck It

By Guest Blogger Jamie Greenwood A few months ago, I was interviewed by my dear friend and therapist Dr. Leslie Carr. During our chat, we touched on one of my favorite topics - the overachieving woman.  You see, we are entering a season I like to call, The Season of F*ck It. Let me explain. Many of my clients are a lot like…

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