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I Survived Breast Cancer…Now What?

I had it all…or so I thought. I was a Senior Executive at a major motion picture studio. I had the big house, the husband, the two kids, a company car, and perks galore. Yet, I was constantly miserable and sick. Turns out, ‘I had it all,’ also included bronchitis, sinus infections, high blood pressure, […]

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Warmth on a Cold Day

OK, I’m not going to complain when it’s cold outside. Some days it’s just cold. That doesn’t mean it sure doesn’t feel good to warm up after being outside for a while. Is there anything better than wrapping both your hands around a cup of hot chocolate? (You can call it cocoa if you prefer.) […]

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Scream If You Have To …

These days, it takes a lot to make me angry but the story of Maggie Kudirka, an extremely talented ballerina with the prestigious Joffrey Ballet, and her diagnosis of Stage IV breast cancer at the age of 23, did just that. So pardon my rant, but here goes… Each person MUST take full responsibility for […]

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

I’m sure, by now, you’ve either dumped a bucket of ice cold water on your head or seen videos of some of your friends or celebrities do it, and hopefully gave a donation to ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.) Yep, thanks to my buddy, Alison, I got to take the chilly bath. My wife got it, […]

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Unplug and Go

Americans work more than their European counterparts. Fewer people in the U.S. are working traditional 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM hours; even if that is what they are hired to do. The virtual office has taken over our lives and, for some, makes it impossible to unplug and go. According to a study from the […]

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