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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – my annual Brilliant Balance Retreat is being held this Thursday and Friday. And because it’s our five year Retreat anniversary, every single one of my clients – current and former – were invited to join us at the Lytle Park Hotel in Cincinnati. It’s going to […]

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So many of us as adult women, especially moms, have just stopped dreaming. It’s like a skill that we’ve lost or something we consider a privilege that we’re not entitled to right now. But dreams are so important. It’s common around midlife, we buy into that myth that dreams are for other people, younger people […]

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I’ve always thought the trajectory of my life should always be moving up and to the right. You know, sort of that classic business graph where everything is constantly growing, up-leveling or getting to the next level. And I know it’s the same for you and many of the women in this community. Whether it’s […]

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We all have this inner dialogue that’s running constantly. When it comes down to it, we’re all silently muttering to ourselves all day long about us, about the people around us, about the environment that we’re in. And while sometimes it’s helpful – positive self talk, or saying things to ourselves that are uplifting can […]

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We all have things that irritate us when it comes to relationships. They can be minor, like dishes left in the sink or waiting on someone who is perpetually late. Or it can be something bigger, like being passed over for an opportunity at work or having friction with a co-worker. And sometimes taking action […]

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Have you ever said something to someone, and then realized it didn’t land the way you meant it to? Maybe you realized it right away, or maybe it took someone pointing it out to you, but it’s happened to all of us. It’s a classic case of a gap between intent and impact. When we […]

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The question I hear over and over again is: How do I get my family off their phones? Let me begin this one with a couple of disclaimers: First, I do not have this fully figured out in my household. And candidly, I think we are all involved in a social experiment with these devices, […]

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During college, I lived with a great group of women. We all met our freshman year when we were living in a dorm and then moved into a house off campus together the next year. We were all in different majors, different sororities, and we were involved in different activities. And so we had a […]

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Achieving goals. Bettering ourselves. Shattering glass ceilings. Don’t you love hearing stories with these outcomes? They are so powerful and motivating, and I can listen to them over and over again from women in my community like you. However, the process of growing, changing, and bettering ourselves is a bit less sexy – in fact, […]

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