Confession: I Could Have Been that Cincinnati Zoo Mom

Confession time: I could have been that mom whose kid jumped into the gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo.

I only know as much as you do from the news reports, so this post is not about weighing in on who’s to blame for the whole tragic situation.

It just got me thinking about all the scary close calls I had as the mom of a “runner.”

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A Wellness Game With Feel-Good Benefits

Every week . . . no, make that every day . . . random people cross my path who amaze me.

If I take a moment to step out of the fast lane long enough to pause and notice, I see them making their lives happen in simple, but purposeful ways.

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Failure: What’s NOT to Love About It!

Are you the “New You” you set out to be in the New Year yet?

We’re almost a quarter of the way into our New Year’s journey, and if you’re like me, you’ve already had to push the reset button on your goals a few times.

Have no fear! If you haven’t given up, which I hope is the case, I’ve got great news for all that stumbling and bumbling you’re doing. It’s the building blocks of guaranteed success!

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Monday Minute: The Plan

It’s Monday, and I know you’re busy. This feel-good wellness tip will only take a minute 🙂

My coaching business is unique.

Oftentimes, I have one hour to meet someone for the first time, listen to their story (ideally the Twitter version), and then facilitate a few clear purposeful steps in the direction of some COLOSSAL life-shift they have on their mind.

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Monday Minute: 3 Reasons to Leave the Drama to Downton Abbey

It’s Monday and I know you’re busy. This FEEL-GOOD wellness tip will only take a minute 🙂

The only thing I know about Downton Abbey is, my 87-year-old mom binge watches it on DVD whenever she’s not taking a walk (now you know where I get it), a tap dancing class, or singing in the church choir.

Spoiler Alert

So last week, when someone posted a spoiler of sorts on their Facebook page:

“I must say, I was a bit traumatized by Downton Abbey tonight. Thank goodness there was leftover birthday cake to soothe with.”

I just had to Google it.

What was so horrific about last week’s episode it led to a wellness accident involving leftover birthday cake?

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