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Category Archives: Success

Do It First and Move On

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From Yoda to Nike, Mother Teresa to Martina McBride, people have expounded on the need to “do it anyway.” Are you a procrastinator? Do you put off the biggest challenge? Do you delay the start of something that you could … Continue reading

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Challenge Yourself

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As I begin this blog, Lee Ann Womack is singing “I Hope You Dance” on the radio in the background. As I listen, some questions pop into my mind. Am I honest about living my life fully? Am I blunt, … Continue reading

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Live Your Best Life

dance and live your best life

I’ve said many times that my goal is to live my very best life — to be happy, healthy, active and of service. Jokingly, I’ve often added that I want to be the mom who my sons are wondering, “Where … Continue reading

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Living Our Healthiest Lives

weight loss success stories ready to be celebrated on stage

I am so happy to have attended TOPS Virtual IRD recently. What an inspiring and enjoyable time! Kudos to the IRD Committee, TOPS Headquarters staff, and to our amazing, successful, and dedicated members! At the start of each session, we … Continue reading

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Be Courageous

be courageous like the lion walking proudly

Once again, I had a country music radio station tuned in and Faith Hill’s song “Free” began to play, just as I was reading an interesting article differentiating between courage and bravery written by Brette Warshaw. This stimulated my thinking. … Continue reading

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Stay the Course

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A couple of years ago, in the movie “Ugly Dolls,” Kelly Clarkson and Janelle Monáe sang “Unbreakable.” I watched it with my granddaughter, who was mesmerized as they belted out an amazing message. That song’s lyrics contain such a powerful … Continue reading

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Me Time

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Like many people, I’m a creature of habit. Sometimes my habits help me, and sometimes they don’t. Changing them can be a challenge, as some have been with me for decades! However, it’s not impossible. Recently, I decided to look … Continue reading

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