My First Video Blog

I figured since you never actually get a chance to see the woman behind the computer, I wanted to check in by video today. My new year's wish for you. Thank you for reading. PS- I look a little stiff and nervous, dontcha think? I think this should be my LAST video blog and stick to writing. xoxEDxox

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Living Without 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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How Happy Are You?

Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it - Ferris Bueller On Sunday, my little one turned 3. I can't believe it. If you ask him how old he is, he insists 2. If you tell him he's a big three year old boy, he cries and nods his…

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Financial Strain Taking a Toll On Your Relationship

I've received a ton of emails lately asking me to blog about the state of the economy, and how financial stress within marriages today are at a feverish pitch. Even one of the comments I received was, "The economy will get better, but will my marriage still be in tact when it does?" Ouch, sounds serious. So let's take a…

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It’s Almost 2010 – What’s Your Game Plan?

It's that time of year again! How quickly it came. You know, the time of year when people start thinking about making resolutions, life improvements, and figuring out their game plan for next year. Often people make resolutions to head back to the gym. I love gyms in January! They're completely packed. You can't get a bloody machine if you…

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Money Matters in Relationships

From An Anonymous "Woman On The Fence" Have you ever wondered what goes on behind other peoples’ closed doors?  Certainly, we all speculate on the nature of someone else’s marriage or relationship.  It’s human nature to look at others and try to get a sense of what their world is like. We’re all guilty of it to some degree from…

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Tiger Woods and His Woodies

It's everywhere. It's all over the news. It was on Larry King last night. And I'm on the bandwagon with the rest of the world. I'm fascinated. I can't turn away. My love for Tiger Woods started many years ago. I've been a golfer for 15 years. Yes, it's pathetic that after all these years, I can't call myself a…

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Finding My Way In An Economic Downturn

By Guest Blogger, Tamara Arbeiter I was recently laid off from my job. The Record of Employment I just received in the mail stated “Economic reasons” for my departure.  As company policy goes, I was asked to leave immediately.  Comforted only by the fact that a handful of very senior executives were also laid off that day, I packed up…

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Keeping The Balls Juggling In The Air

I had lunch with a close friend yesterday, and we were doing our usual lunch and chat, and chat, and chat. I love her, cuz she's my no bullshit friend. We cut right to the chase. No small talk. Open hearts on the table, raw emotions. And for yesterday's session, her feelings were that of many of us women, "I…

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Getting Yourself Out Of A Funky Rut

I'll never forget how I soaked up, How Stella Got Her Groove Back. I saw the movie with a girlfriend in theaters when it first came out, and for us, it was two hours of bliss. The premise: a gorgeous burned-out forty-something woman reignites her fire by running away to Jamaica and finding a bedmate half her age. Now obviously,…

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