C-o-o-p-e-r-a-t-i-o-n

Is that a Carly Simon song? No, I didn't think so. But it is interesting what you find on the internet when you can't sleep. There's this FBI agent, LaRae Quy -- who is also a coach and is so cool - and she shared her tips for getting people to cooperate. You can read …

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Light Bringers Bring It

What makes you not quit when you're tired? What causes you to keep  going despite the nay-sayers, the ridiculers, and when every fiber of your being says, "It's enough?!" That is the question, isn't it? If you look at every success formula out there, you will recognize that it all comes down to consistency. Consistency …

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Blessings in Disguise

There I was at the top of an aerobatic manuever enjoying the sights, the silence and the symmetry of being at one with the aircraft. It had been awhile. Six weeks earlier, I had given birth to my daughter. Since then, every waking moment had been filled with feedings, changings, household chores, and very little …

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What the #?! is An Appreciation Feast and Why It Matters

When I was thinking of a story I wanted to share that would really illustrate why the Appreciation Feast is so powerful and life changing, I remembered a story I had read about a US soldier who carried in his pocket a worn, brown piece of paper. On that paper was a bunch of childrens' …

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The Surprising Power of Morning Rituals

  Behind the greatness of men and women throughout history, is this secret: The Daily Ritual.   Not only did Beethoven meticulously count out 60 coffee beans for his morning brew. Mason Currey in his book, Daily Rituals, quoted this unusual daily ritual that helped Beethoven get into the mindset of composing: ...He would stand in …

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Obstacle Planning 101

There I was sitting at the edge of the runway, watching my student pilot make her first attempt at a solo landing. It took a lot of mindset and skill set training to get her to that day, and I was a little nervous watching her come in on final approach for the first time. …

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You Gotta Give It

Sex and chocolate. Yum. Did I get your attention? A study conducted by William Harbaugh and his colleagues at the University of Oregon found that when we give, the pleasure centers of our brain - the area that sends lovely warm and fuzzy feelings through our body - light up and do their happy dance. …

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The Triple Low Down on Dealing with Disappointment

* How did I get here? Some time ago, it was Christmas morning. A Christmas morning that was shaping up to be the most magical of my life. Christmas was and still is my favorite holiday - the hope, the goodwill, and of course the surprises, make it a special time of year for me …

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How To Get Your Mojo Back

As is always my intention with these posts, I want to share tips, tools, and strategies to improve the quality of my life and yours - in an easy way - to bring more light, more joy and more love into it. There is a lot of suffering around us, and I aim, in my …

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