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Career

Use Your Past Jobs for Future Employment

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014

We talk about the “What-Now” part of our lives, that many of us are living through, frequently on this site. Part of what leads us to creating our own balance and...

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Motivation

Know Your Value

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014

Simply take this second to focus on one of the many values you bring to the world. What is it? What skill or trait can you lock on to this second? Appreciate, nurture, and promote...

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Health & Well-Being

We Are All Horrible People: A Note on Obsession and Emotional Eating

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014

In a recent session, I discovered I kept saying, “I’m worried I will feel jealous.”  My coach asked, “Are you sure you aren’t already jealous?”...

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Family & Relationships

Stress-Free Summer: 30+ FREE Online Tools for Kids

Posted by on Jun 16, 2014

  School is out! This is a transition time for anyone that has children. Children are less structured, at home longer, and staying up later!!  How can we make the summer...

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Recent Posts

Vida Boheme, Not Your Average Girl

Vida Boheme, Not Your Average Girl

Jul 22, 2014

I hope you enjoyed my book club columns over the last 3 weeks. This week we are back to the regular format and I have chosen a very special Movie Bad Girl. We are going to visit with Vida Boheme. She is every bit a lady always dressing with the glamour and style that existed in the 40′s, 50′s and 60′s. She is always coordinated with every hair...

50 Random Facts About Myself

50 Random Facts About Myself

Jul 21, 2014

With so much social media at our fingertips and the ability to talk to people anywhere in the world just using a few keystrokes, making a list of random facts about yourself can be fun. It can help people get to know you better and they in turn can share random facts about themselves whether it be questions they answer or random things they choose to volunteer....

On Turning 60

On Turning 60

Jul 18, 2014

By Mo Breden Yes, I turned sixty years old this week. I have always welcomed my birthdays, aging has never been something that I feared or became depressed about, I did hesitate a bit on the brink of this birthday, but that was just a little hiccup. As I have done most of my life, when something was inevitable, and I know it must be done, I jump in and get it...

Bad Girls Book Club: The Final Chapter

Bad Girls Book Club: The Final Chapter

Jul 15, 2014

Over the last 2 weeks I have made some recommendations for your summer reading enjoyment. This will be the final week of my Book Club suggestions. I hope you look up one or two of the titles and admire the books as much as I did. This week, as with last, I am choosing titles without worrying whether the main character is a bad boy or bad girl. These books were...

Block Out The Negativity

Block Out The Negativity

Jul 10, 2014

By Mo Breden How are outside influences sabotaging your goals–without you being aware that sabotage is in motion?! In order to accomplish any goal you set for yourself, you first have to have a positive feeling about your ability to reach that goal, the key word here being positive. It doesn’t matter what that goal is, you have thought about it, thought...

Stress Free Summer: 10 Games You Can Play Anywhere (Without Supplies)

Stress Free Summer: 10 Games You Can Play Anywhere (Without Supplies)

Jul 9, 2014

Summer=road trips. Even if you are not traveling across country, chances are you are spending a great portion of time in the car, waiting in line, on an airplane, or in some other vast space where children get antsy. Even restaurant wait-times seem longer this time of year! Keep behavior on track by engaging kids in these simple, do-anywhere-at-any-time, games:...

Bad Girls Book Club Pt. 2

Bad Girls Book Club Pt. 2

Jul 8, 2014

Last week I put some titles out there that make for a good summer read. This week I will continue with my list. As I said before, anyone can read anything on this list so I am leaving the list open this week without worrying whether the book is about a bad girl or a bad boy. I hate the stereotypes that exist that claim men only want to read action and women...

“Are you kidding me?”

“Are you kidding me?”

Jul 7, 2014

I feel like I need a good rant so I will share some things that bring me displeasure and make me ask the question, “Are you kidding me?” I hope that displeasure will bring you a smile and perhaps a giggle. Medicine Once Upon A Time… When you were sick a doctor prescribed medicine. You were usually told it might make you sleepy or it could...

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