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From Dream to Reality

A dream written down with a date becomes a goal A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan. A plan backed by action makes your dreams come true.     – Greg S. Reid I began with the dream of writing a best selling book. I set a date, and then another date, and […]

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The Medical Industry vs Mindfulness

How many times in your life have you gone to a clinic or doctor’s office or hospital? How much of your income is devoted to maintaining your health and your health coverage? How satisfied have you been with the results of the health care or medical advice you received? All That Is – Beyond the Medical Industry […]

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Leaping Into Space – Preparing a Book Launch

Preparing to launch a book is like jumping out of an airplane. Sure, you’ve practiced, studied, and prepared but it still takes your breath away when you take that first leap into space. And that’s what I feel now. Leap with me HERE. At the beginning of the year, my goal was to complete three […]

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Vulnerability, an Essential Element of Good Storytelling

(Follows is the second of a series of guest blogs I’ve written for Juan Rodriguez’s Blog, Haki Storytelling, with his introduction and title.)  I said, one of the main purposes of storytelling is to tune in to people in our own personal or corporate way. Make them understand what we are and what is our position […]

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You May Need a Copywriter

This summer, the American Writers and Artists, Inc. introduced me to copywriting – the art of persuasive writing. Copywriting has been used for over a century to promote businesses, organizations, and individuals. For years, copywriters focused on direct marketing. Persuasive sales letters, often referred to as “junk mail” sell products from magazine subscriptions to organizational […]

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Fears and Doubts, Obstacles or Incentives?

Preparing to start a new venture is like jumping off a diving board. You’re flying off into space with the trust of a graceful landing.  Like a dolphin at play, you’ll burst through the water’s surface. But some dives aren’t a cinematic success. I didn’t learn to swim until I was in fourth grade and […]

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Writing a Book – Step 4 – Revise, Rewrite, Re-edit

Sample Cover 1 Over the past few months I’ve shared my process of writing this book, All That Is, Living in the Moment for Strength & Vitality. I began with the Value of a Daily Writing Habit, and continued with Writing a Book – Step 2 – First Revision,Writing A Book- Step 3 – Editorial Advice. In […]

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Guest Blogging South of the Border

My first guest post blog invitation came from Juan Manuel Rodriguez Bocanegra, creator of Haki Storytelling. Bocanegra is a business storyteller and lives in Colombia, South America. He connected with me on Linkedin and blogs about storytelling for business. The blog also features writers from around the world, such as Ameen Haque of the Storywallahs in India. When Juan invited me to write a […]

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Joy and Expectation

Please join me HERE What’s your morning ritual to prepare for the day before you jump out of bed? Years ago, I began doing two stretches for my back and legs to relieve soreness before I got up. Later, I learned a simple Buddhist prayer to say as a blessing and protection for the day. […]

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What are we REALLY Living For?

Before we open our eyes and jump out of bed, do we pause to think of what we have ahead for the day? Do we smile? Or just pull up the covers and snuggle back into bed getting up at the last minute possible? Do we remember those games we used to play of what […]

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