Are you really FREE?

Yesterday we celebrated Independence Day in the US which always makes me ponder how a country full of self-proclaimed free people can be SO not independent. I’m not talking about independence in the sense of “I don’t need anyone” but more in the sense of autonomy where you are truly self-governing with the ability to act freely…

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The risk you must take

A while back I was asked if I had always been a risk taker. I giggled a bit because I really don’t think of myself that way. After all, I don’t particularly care for roller coasters, scary movies or adrenaline inducing events like bungee jumping or sky diving. But, let’s face it, daring to live…

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Healing the scars on your heart

A couple years ago, someone close to me went through a procedure to correct Afib – Atrial Fibrillation – a form of irregular heartbeat. To correct this, the surgeon literally goes into the heart and creates scars on the heart tissue to interrupt the wayward electrical pattern that is generating the short circuit that is causing the…

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This doesn’t have to happen

I’ve never been one to follow trends just because and I’ve never once bought a Kate Spade product but I certainly knew who she was. I was in a conference room full of women last week when we heard the news of Kate Spade taking her own life. We stopped what we were doing and…

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