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A Management Philosophy As Fresh As The Menu: Innovative Leadership and Pizza

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014

When you think of innovative, California-style pizza, one place comes to mind. California Pizza Kitchen, named “America’s Best Pizza Chain” by The Daily Meal,...

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Motivation

Motivation, Macrame, and Green Beans

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014

I thought about writing an article this week called, How to Survive the Holidays with your Health and Sanity Intact (even if it wasn’t in the first place). I was going to tell you...

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Health & Well-Being

Digestion, Health and Life

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015

A lot of work I do in my private practice involves switching mindset focus from weight change, to health change. We’ve swallowed a big fat pill from the media, and each other, that...

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Family & Relationships

Little Loves: What Makes A Grandparent?

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014

By Mo Breden I’m NOT a Grandma. I may never be.  I have made my peace with it, and I sincerely am ok with it.   One of my most ardent desires in life was to be a mother, and I was...

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Recent Posts

“The Boy Next Door” should have stayed home.

“The Boy Next Door” should have stayed home.

Jan 27, 2015

Jennifer Lopez stars as Claire Peterson, a high school teacher who is separated from husband Garrett (John Corbett) due to his infidelity with an out of town acquaintance. She and Garrett are still very much involved in each other’s lives because they have a teenage son Kevin (Ian Nelson). Her best friend and co-worker is Vicky Lansing (Kristen Chenoweth)...

50 States 150 Very Strange Laws Part 1

50 States 150 Very Strange Laws Part 1

Jan 26, 2015

We live in a country where laws were set in place to maintain orderly behavior. If you break the law you can be cited with a fine or worse, spend time in jail. As we progress as a country, laws progress…most of the time. For some reason some laws stayed in the books and I can only imagine how others got on the books.  I can only wonder what you would have...

How it all began.

How it all began.

Jan 20, 2015

This week I have decided to take a walk down memory lane and re-run the very first column I wrote for WLBPA. This column has come a long way. My first subject was Kathleen Turner in her performance as Joanna Crane aka China Blue in Ken Russell’s “Crimes of Passion” and like a good campfire tale this is how it all began… Joanna Crane aka...

Digestion, Health and Life

Digestion, Health and Life

Jan 15, 2015

A lot of work I do in my private practice involves switching mindset focus from weight change, to health change. We’ve swallowed a big fat pill from the media, and each other, that intentionally changing your weight equals healthier, wherever you are headed with that equals happiness, and many people find themselves anxious, depressed, and in a constant state...

Facing Your Demons

Facing Your Demons

Jan 13, 2015

This column is based on the film “Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood” (1988) and contains spoilers Tina Shepard is your average teenage girl. She has hopes and dreams. She is pretty and likable. She also possesses a special talent. She is telekinetic. When Tina was a young girl she didn’t have an ideal home life. Her father was an...

Vintage Ads…What were they thinking?

Vintage Ads…What were they thinking?

Jan 12, 2015

We are bombarded by ads on television, on the radio and even in movie theaters nowadays. You can’t turn a magazine page without seeing an ad for shampoo, clothing or a food product. It is part of our culture. We are going to take a look back at some vintage ads. Some of these ads are shocking to me in their own special way. Why you ask? Because some are...

Looking Back to Learn and Move Forward

By Mo Breden One week into the New Year 2015 and I find myself continuing to assess my choices and options for this New Year. 2014 had some heartbreaking moments for me personally, but it also had some joyous and celebratory moments. I worked hard for the celebratory moments and the heartbreakers crashed into me like a tsunami. I’m not a believer in New Year’s...

Why be normal? Embrace your individualism

Why be normal? Embrace your individualism

Jan 6, 2015

This column is based on the movie “Wolf Girl” aka “Blood Moon” (2001) and contains spoilers. Tara (Victoria Sanchez) is like any teenage girl. She is bright, perky, beautiful and enjoys life.  She was also born with a rare condition called hypertrichosis. This condition causes hair to grow all over her body giving her the appearance of...

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