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    • 18
      Aug

    Nearly 15 years ago, I was walking along the Scioto River when I heard an awful sound. I saw a bag floating in the water and pulled it out to find 11 newborn kittens. Someone had put them in a …

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    • 31
      Dec

    Dear 41 year old me, They said my heart was too fragile… too sick… to damaged.  They said I couldn’t survive.  Then, when I did, they said I didn’t have long to live… Today marks 41 years of overcoming all …

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    • 18
      May

    Tonight, I was driving back from the studio after teaching a class.  It was a light night for me – I was done by 7 and ready to go home to fix a good meal and spend time with my pups. …

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    • 29
      Apr

    Have you ever have one of those days that you feel like your whole world is falling apart?  The domino-effect?  One thing after another?  Or maybe you are saying to yourself, ‘I’ve had one of those weeks, months or years!’. …

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    • 17
      Jan

    A trait I cherish is my ability to be optimistic through challenges.  This trait has proven to be a necessary ingredient to accomplishing my goals and continuing to set new ones. a There are though, times in life, that we need …

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    • 17
      Dec

    Like many of you, every time I watch the Ellen Show, my heart is joyful to see a family in need receive a new car, or financial support or whatever goodness Ellen finds she can give to someone else. dd …

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    • 26
      Nov

    If you’ve read my previous post, ‘The Ellen Show, A Painter and A Life Changing Moment‘, you’ll remember my chance-meeting of a remarkable father and son and how they impacted my life. (sidenote: I don’t believe in chance-meetings – I …

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    • 08
      Nov

    As a motivational speaker and health and wellness expert, one of the main drivers in my life is to inspire and help others to live a healthier and happier life.  And, I feel grateful that I have the opportunity to do …

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    • 28
      Sep

    It was a beautiful Saturday in September.  I had taken a 6 hour road trip to hold a certification course for personal trainers.   I hadn’t made concrete plans for the evening, but arrived back in time to head down …

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    • 11
      Aug

    O Captain, My Captain!   You will forever live on as the person who taught me about the concept of ‘Carpe Diem, Seize the Day, Make Your Life Extraordinary’.  In fact, I was 8 years old when I first heard …

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