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Living Mindfully All Year Long

A couple years ago I started choosing a word each year to serve as my intention. It’s been an amazing practice in mindfulness to keep me aligned long after those resolutions typically fade.

Recently, my friend Katrine and I jumped on Facebook to dish on the details of one of our favorite New Years rituals of setting a one-word intention for the new year instead of those hard to keep resolutions. 

We also talked a lot about how she used this practice over the last couple of years to keep her focused as she took a huge leap of faith to launch her brand new app Soulments to help capture and appreciate the meaningful moments in our everyday lives.  Read more…

5 Steps to Finding Balance

Good old, ever-elusive work-life balance. It’s a huge issue for most women and one of the biggest reasons we become unhappy in our jobs (at least it was for me). And it’s easy to see why. Without it relationships crumble, health deteriorates, stress levels soar, and the list goes on and on…

Yet, most of us think we’ve only got two choices: give up on the idea all together and become a slave to our careers, or quit and become a kept woman or stay at home mom.

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How to Say No to Your Boss

Everyone hits a breaking point eventually.  You’ve got too much on your plate, the work keeps on piling up, you’re being asked to work the fifth weekend in a row, and there’s no way you can sit through one more dinner after a long day at the office.  On the other hand, the thought of saying no to your boss has you shaking in your stilettos.  If this sounds all too familiar, here’s a way to draw your line in the sand, tactfully, AND stay on your boss’ good side.

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How To Know If You’ll Love Your Dream Job

Ever fantasized about marching into your boss’ office, handing in your resignation, packing up your life and running away to some exotic location to do something totally fun? Before you sell your possessions and run off to Bali to teach yoga, wouldn’t you want to find out if it will be worth it?
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7 Things Keeping You From the Raise You Deserve

You bust your buns at the office every day because you’re after big things: A promotion, more money, and the recognition you deserve for running circles around everyone else in the office. But despite that hard work, you’re still not getting what you want. You’ve done everything you can; “they” just need to recognize you, right? Well, brace yourself, you’re about to get a much-needed dose of tough love.
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Life Advice from The Last “Today Girl”

In the spring of 2011, one of broadcasting’s boldest dishes, Barbara Walters, shared some words of wisdom to celebrate International Women’s Day. One would naturally expect to hear some pretty amazing stories from this pioneer who ended the era of the “Today Girl” and landed the coveted spot of first female co-anchor of network evening news. But what she actually did was deliver a crash course in living boldly from a career chock full of lessons and glass ceilings shattered.  Read more…