Stop the Dumbing Down of our Culture #learnsomething

My sister and I were talking Sunday about reading. We both love to read, and we both are not reading as much as we’d like. Her wise husband pointed out that she could read more if she would put her phone down. She tried it, and she said it was amazing how immersed she got […]

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Keep Your Head Down and Your Mouth Shut….No Way

In Brene’ Brown’s book Daring Greatly, she explores how shame works in schools and in corporations to squelch innovation and creativity. A middle school girl told her: There are times when you can ask questions or challenge ideas, but if you’ve got a teacher that doesn’t like that or the kids in the class make […]

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Girl Talk: The Things Young Women Teach Me

I have a number of younger girlfriends. One of my closest younger friends is my friend, fellow blogger, personal trainer and mentor, Jessica. The first time I met Jessica was at InsideOut Gym. I had gotten to a point where I was really frustrated with my lack of motivation to stick to my exercise plans […]

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