Category Archives: Wellness

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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Getting rid of a friend, could you do it?

two girls in quarrel

Reading the New York Times on Sunday, I came across the article, It’s not me, it’s you, written by Alex Williams. Williams explores what I think is a very interesting topic, the delicate task of ending friendships, particularly female friendships. … Continue reading »

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Learning to Stop Short!


Nope, I'm not talking about brake slamming and whiplash; I’m talking about stopping yourself from going “over the line”. These past few weeks, I’ve conducted very un-scientific and statistically improper study and it seems as though women I talk to are … Continue reading »

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Will you be making end of year “stock”?

Last year about this time I wrote about Taking Stock. My thought was to use the holiday season, typically fraught with hustle, bustle and social obligations (aka overload), to breathe, reflect on the past year and what you want out … Continue reading »

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Our Quest for Balance

I have little balance in my life. And I am o.k. with it.  See, I’m impaired from the get go, I have an inner-ear disorder called Menieres that while it's very manageable, affects my balance, my real balance.  So everyday … Continue reading »

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Lessons from Mom

When you're five, she's a goddess. You smear your face with her lipstick and model her earrings and high heels, wanting to be just like mommy. That's the way it is until you're about thirteen, when she suddenly becomes the … Continue reading »

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The Spirit of the Marathon

Marathon Runners

Nothing better demonstrates the power of human spirit and the will to succeed more than standing at the finish line of a marathon as I did this weekend . Watching the faces of the runners as they turned the final … Continue reading »

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A Bit of Video, a Ton of Inspiration!

Some are days we all need a bit of inspiration, myself included.  A reminder that how we see ourselves, what we believe and the choices we make, affect our own success.  Everyday. Some days we feel as though we have the … Continue reading »

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Sandra Diaz talks to Blooming Betty!


I met Sandra Diaz, the third in our series of “13 women, 13 Profiles of Success”, almost 6 years ago.  Sandra has spent over 15 years raising millions of dollars and developing award-winning communications programs and partnerships as an Executive … Continue reading »

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Oh what a night …

Girl Talk

I am not going to sugar coat,  last week's column was really difficult and emotional to write.  It talked candidly about the negativity and hurt I was struggling with as the co-chair of the parents association of my children’s school and … Continue reading »

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