The Woman’s Toolbox – The Power of “What If?”

By Guest Blogger Amy Rodgers I am a big believer that every woman needs their own toolbox. I’m not talking about the metal kind that most men have in their garage. I’m talking about a skill tool box that we keep at our side to help us do our jobs and tackle challenges that we face in our careers and…

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QUIZ: How Strong Is Your Work/Life Balance?

Hi Girls, and Happy Hump Day to you! We're smack in the middle of the week, which means we're still in WORK mode, but we're also approaching LIFE mode with the weekend a couple of days away. Work/life balance is something many of us strive for, but it's often hard to know if we've made it there. Are we balanced? Can…

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September is National Yoga Awareness Month

When I look at how I manage the everyday juggle and grind, there are two things that keep me most grounded through it all. There are two things, that no matter how stressed I am, or how frazzled I may be, that literally transform my entire aura. One is meditation. The other... yoga. About  13 years ago, I was close to…

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A Past Distilled

By Guest Blogger Cynthia Kazandjian We are born, so to speak, provisionally, it doesn’t matter where. It is only gradually that we compose within ourselves our true place of origin so that we may be born there retrospectively and each day more definitely." ~Rainer Maria Rilke You could argue that I came by my family unit for all the wrong reasons…

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Alternative Cures for Anxiety: How to Cope with Anxiety without Medication

By Guest Blogger Dr. Carlo Carandang It may seem like a cliche, but I chose to become a psychiatrist as a way to help myself. I always suffered from anxiety, but never considered that help was available until I went through my psychiatry clinical clerkship as a medical student. During my psychiatry rotation, I soon found my calling- helping others who…

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I am My Beloved’s and My Beloved is Mine

By Guest Blogger Taly Fleischer On July 3rd 2005, I married Brandon – the love of my life. Our courtship was a whirlwind romance; the kind of stuff in fairy tales. Brandon and I first met in 1991 when I went on vacation with his brother and my friend. At the time, we all saw Brandon as the "little brother" that…

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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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5 Life Lessons Learned From My Son’s Near Death Experience

By Guest Blogger Ruth Zive My son was blue, limp, lifeless, silent... essentially dead.  And then in five moments of interminable chaos, stress, hysteria and prayer, my daughter and I brought him back to life. This day changed everything, and ultimately propelled me off of the fence, in so many important ways. I found him in the pool, face down…

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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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The Secrets To Happiness on @OWNTV #OWNSHOW

Happy #MotivationMonday, ladies! My fifth episode of the #OWNSHOW on OWN TV aired live at 7am this morning. The topic was on some less well-known happiness boosters. Here is this week's episode on Oprah Winfrey Network. It goes to show you how early I clearly go to bed - I thought Letterman had retired!! My bad! For other happiness boosters to incorporate into your life immediately, visit…

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