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One Beat of Hope Can Transform A Lifetime

The phone rings and I stop my shaking, feeble hand holding the needle, mid-motion. Another ring. I look down and see that it’s my big sister, Maria. Slowly placing the...
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Parlay From Away: A Digital Conversation on Breaking The Cycle

Have you ever been in one of those spirals of despair? You know, something terrible happens in your life, and you self-soothe by doing something that puts you in an...
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Find, Create, and Enhance Belonging In The Workplace

I know how it feels not to belong. I know how it feels to belong. And I know what it takes to get there. I think you’ll agree that most...
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The Day I Decided To Choose Love Over Fear

The power of a date on the calendar has never eluded me. A date holds memories, milestones, and celebrations of goals reached. A date can hold emotion: joy, gratitude, fear,...
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A Year of Stillness: How Reflection Can Inspire Action

To be honest, it feels a little trite to be writing about life during the pandemic. First of all, it’s still very much with us (even though it’s true that...
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Mantras I’m Taking With Me into the New Year

We’ve seen a lot of tough days in the past two years. It hasn’t been easy, and we may have even slipped back into some old habits and coping mechanisms...
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How Running Helped me Create my First Community

I was never part of a community. As a little girl, my dad was deliberate in destroying our sense of community before it ever formed. He forced our family to...
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Sage Sisters Podcast with Trish Kendall

Healing from trauma requires a radical commitment to self-care and to wellness in all forms. For Trish, her 25-year journey to enduring success required grit, tenacity, and ultimately, a choice...
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Mentorship: Why it’s so important and how to find a mentor that’s right for you

By my mid-30s, I had achieved more in my professional career and in my personal life than I ever thought possible. But my success didn’t come easily. The obstacles I...
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7 Books that Support My Journey to Enduring Success

When we’re going through tough moments in our lives, it can be helpful to seek guidance, empathy, and inspiration. Some people turn to spiritual advisors, to friends, mentors, and sponsors....
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Be Curious, Not Furious

I try to wait and be patient, to let my kids (Lilly and Sam) process whatever is causing their emotional yell, hit, tears, mean words, door slam, or silent treatment....
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Creating My New Normal

On Route 138 on the way to school drop-off, we drive past an abandoned, broken-down house. It is out of place amongst all the other homes that are alive, old...
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