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The Fortune Cookie and The Mormon

OK. I know it sounds like you’re about to read some kind of joke, but alas, no joke! A message, instead. Last week, here in Denver, the temperature got to minus 7 degrees and for a newbie from Melbourne, Australia, it was a tad cold – and we haven’t even hit winter yet!  There was […]

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Why We Don’t Say ‘NO’​ Enough and Why Maybe We Should

‘I’m so sorry girls but I’m out!’ No sooner than those words came out of my mouth I felt feelings of conflict. On one hand I was concerned about spoiling an experience for others and on the other hand I was concerned about my own health. This Saturday just gone I went hiking with my

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FOUR!! Lessons My First Game of Golf In Years Taught Me and What It Can Teach You, Too

Ahhhh…. Golf! “It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. It took one afternoon on the golf course.” I totally resonated with the last few words famously quoted by former Baseball Hall of Famer, Hank Aaron. Not having picked up my golf clubs for quite a few years, I wanted those

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3 Practical Ideas To Get Back On The Horse

I’ve been off the grid pretty much for the majority of the past twelve months.  Oh, sure I’ve posted articles and posts here and there and curated and commented on my colleagues posts, but something else has been at play. I’ve needed to find my groove, get my mojo back and step into the brilliance

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Why We Buy Ourselves First

When we say that we buy on emotions and back it up with logic how does that actually play out? I mean, I go to the supermarket and buy the usual stuff – toilet paper, toothpaste, milk, vegetables and maybe the odd chocolate bar (that I make my husband and I share because that way

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Why A Quality Weed Strategy Will Guarantee Ultra-High Sales Results Every Time

I’m not a big on-line shopper 😲 so when I do get something ‘parcel-like’ delivered, it’s exciting 😃. But a couple of weeks ago, what initially would have excited me, ended up impressing me so much more. A beautiful box arrived, custom designed with botanical exquisiteness. An inside was an array of ‘value’ that told

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What Was The REAL Story That Connected Total Strangers?

What was the last story that connected you with a stranger? How do you know you connected? I love the meaning that Donna Pisacano Brown gave to connection. She wrote, Human connection is an energy exchange between people who are paying attention to each other. And when they do they are able to deepen connection, inspire change,

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How I Recently Unleashed My StorySelling Genius and How You Can Unleash Yours

I was listening to a CD a few years back that a friend loaned me – it was Anthony Robbins speaking on success, way before he brought me on to be is APAC coach. And I still remember to this day, the words that stuck with me. In his booming, scratchy voice, he said… “Success without fulfillment is

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The Real Reasons Why We Need To Stop Thinking LESS IS MORE

Less is Less…. It’s a mathematical fact! My husband, Tim and I recently moved from Australia to live in the USA (6 weeks ago to be exact) and the process was lessening… 💸 We sold all those bits and pieces that sit around in the garage and in cupboards that you don’t realise you have duplicates

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Excuse me, you have spinach in your teeth…

Ever wondered why some people can’t bring themselves to call it as it is – tell you that you have spinach in your teeth, loo paper on your shoe or god forbid that your fly is undone…? I recently wrote a post that pushed the boundary of political correctness, although my intention was a positive

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