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 Positive Thinking

Happy Positive Thinking Day!  Celebrated annually on this day, Positive Thinking Day is a perfect time to appreciate the many benefits that comes with positive thinking.  We’ve all had those moments when the negative thoughts are hard to shake, but it’s a healthy reminder knowing you’re not alone.  Check on your strong friends and surround yourself with positivity.  It’s essential to set a time every DAY ...

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Why Amare?

Ever hear the phrase "Trust your gut?"  The latest science shows that your gut can affect your brain ... and ... your brain can affect your gut. Our levels of happiness vs. sadness, optimism vs. pessimism, togetherness vs. loneliness are not all in our head – in fact, a key contributor to mental wellness is determined by the health of our gut.  Testimonials from people all over the country are seeing some pretty ...

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It Takes a Village

In 2004, I was faced with a "What if" decision that I couldn't shake.  What if I didn't drive anymore?  I was 35 years old at the time.  Living in Pewaukee, WI, located in a beautiful Lake Country just outside of Milwaukee.  I had an easy 30 minute commute to work.  Loved to drive.  Always found a reason to drive and explore the random "Scenic Drive" routes throughout Wisconsin.  Driving was my "release" ...

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Connecting with People

Recently, dear friends of mine posted these messages on their respective Facebook pages.    “Reminding all my friends and family my house is a safe zone. Coffee or tea can be on in minutes. My dining room table is a place of peace and non-judgment, where people and ideas are fed. Anyone who needs to chat is welcome anytime. We can talk, share a laugh or two, or I can just listen. It's no good suffering in silence ...
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My 5 Second Rule Journey

Every once in awhile, we come across a quote online, or a mini video on the right side bar in YouTube that catches your attention and you start clicking away … uh-oh, endlessly. It’s funny how something catches your eye depending on your frame of mind at that time. Whether you’re happy, laughing, feeling reflective or stressed about something, once you click on a link, suddenly, you see more ...

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