Author Archives: lori

Summer Pondering

Funny little girl swims in a pool in an yellow life preserver

It's been a few weeks since I have written a post.  I apologize, it seems as though life has gotten in the way.  Between work, the end of school flurry, a few personal things that have needed some attention, and … Continue reading »

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Taking One For The Team

There’s a new guy in my life. We started living together 2 weeks ago attempting to get used to each other day by day. We’re really quite different. He’s happy and giddy every morning, me, maybe two out of seven. … Continue reading »

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Rant of an Experienced Failure

I’ve failed too many times to count. There have been the little failures like raffles I didn't win some raffle or contest, incomplete crosswords, diets that fell off the wagon and incomplete New Year’s resolutions. There have been bigger failures … Continue reading »

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Go ahead, procrastinate, but just a little!


Be honest, are you getting lost for hours in Facebook statuses of long lost "friends" instead of doing the report due at 5:00? Cleaning you office instead of having that heart-to-heart talk with your boss or maybe even your partner? … Continue reading »

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This is your chance!

…. to tell me what you want to see on Blooming Betty! Topics of blog posts, video, guest interviews or posts, surveys name it.   Of course within the women's success area.  .  Don't be shy …I really do want … Continue reading »

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Give a little, Get a hell of a lot.


I write a lot about finding our your own version of success, improving your own life, and how to muddle through the trials, tribulations and hard choices to make that happen.  But lets be honest, it is pretty self-centered.  I … Continue reading »

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International Women’s Day

Each year around the world, International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8. Thousands of events occur around the world on this day and often throughout the entire month of March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of … Continue reading »

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Vulnerability can be beautiful. Or so they say.


O.K. January was clearly not my month. My mom was in the hospital in NYC, tons of deadlines and 3 nasty vertigo attacks from Menieres that rattled me to the core.  One even ended with me in emergency, however, it … Continue reading »

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Self Confidence…Again


You know how some days you can feel like you can do anything, and other well, you don't?  Well I have had a few of those days lately and needed a a bit of a self confidence boost.  So, when … Continue reading »

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With a little bit of Bloomin’ luck!

After speaking at the annual World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland, where Sheryl Sandberg’s subject surprisingly wasn’t the pending Facebook  IPO, but women, she has come under public fire for sounding too elitist, too out of touch with the plight of … Continue reading »

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