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Does Back-to-School Mean Back-to-You?

It’s that time of year again! Back-to-school. Whether or not you have kids, there is something about the shift in weather and a collective energy that makes us feel practically obligated to get on that delayed project, shed those vacation pounds, and start something fresh, new, and organized. It’s as if the tighter schedules, (almost) cooler …

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Not Just Today – Reaching out, and reaching back on Memorial Day, and every day

I went to the grocery store yesterday and came back with more than groceries. I came back with the reminder that Memorial Day is not just a day, it’s every day for those who have lost a loved one to war, and that reaching out to connect with the stories of others every day is …

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3 Tips for Givers and Receivers: Women and the art of offering and accepting help

One of my favorite “Friends” episodes is when it’s pointed out to Phoebe by Joey that there are no good deeds that don’t also make us feel good. I think of it every time I get resistance from a friend to help them out, and jokingly say, “But this isn’t about you. It’s about me! You’re gifting …

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