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2016 – The Best Year Ever!

2016 – The Best Year Ever!

2016- What A Year It’s Been (Subscribe to mah YouTube channel for more awesomeness!) Ask just about anyone and they’ll say they’re glad to see 2016 come to an end. To call this year a dumpster fire is to be kind. In reality, it’s been more of a shit sandwich than anything else. Yet, if you focus on how lousy 2016 was or on the […]

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Election Lessons – Fear Sells. Are You Buying?

Election Lessons – Fear Sells. Are You Buying?

Fear Sells There is absolutely zero doubt about this. For years, one of the unwritten rules in advertising was ‘sex sells’. And it did, for everything from beer to shampoo. However, as society rejects the objectification of women and men, sex has been replaced by fear as the most potent advertising tool. A piece in BigThink explains it this way: Yup. Fear works. It has to. […]

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Lessons From The Election – Get Skin In The Game

Lessons From The Election – Get Skin In The Game

Thankfully the shitshow that was the 2016 American Presidential Election has ended. While the results are unexpected and, to many, disappointing, many things have become clear. One major thing is that there is an entire generation that, while heavily invested in the outcome, weren’t up to putting some skin in the game. Our society has reached a point where slacktivism has replaced actual activism, actual […]

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Not Everyone Will Love You And That’s OK

Not everyone is going to love you. That’s just life. That is also a-ok. As I was watching the Democratic debate this past weekend, the moderator asked all the candidates if “corporate America would love them”. Two of the candidates answered “No”. Hillary Clinton, though, answered “everyone should”. I cringed when I heard this. This is an attitude that says “It’s more important for everyone […]

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7 Commandments Of Clean Eating

7 Commandments Of Clean Eating

7 COMMANDMENTS FOR CLEAN EATING What is clean eating? I know I asked that question when I began to see those word pop up on Facebook, as hashtags on Instagram, and in blog posts. Well, it’s pretty simple. Simply put, clean eating is eating whole, healthy foods. That’s it. No need to complicate it beyond that. So, without further ado, here are 7 simple rules to help […]

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Sometimes Victory Is Just Showing Up

Sometimes Victory Is Just Showing Up

The most super-awesome victory looks like a tiny victory. When I started this morning’s post, this isn’t at all the subject it was going to be about. Perhaps I’ll save that for another edition of the Hot Mess Express podcast (shameless plug…go and subscribe now…trust me, it’s awesome). Yet as they say…the best laid plans of mice and men…and I had a, well, not sure you […]

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Tony Robbins: Get Out Of Your Funk

Tony Robbins: Get Out Of Your Funk

In this two minute video from Business Insider, Tony Robbins gives you the straight skinny on how you can pull yourself out of your funk. That’s not to say that you won’t have bad days, but as Tony says, you don’t have to live there. When you have a bad day, experience it, acknowledge it, and then move forward. I know it sounds easy. I […]

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7 Ways To Raise Your Self Esteem

7 Ways To Raise Your Self Esteem

“I’m not good enough.” “I’m not pretty enough.” “Nobody cares what I have to say.” I’m sure you’ve said these things, or other things like them, to yourself plenty of times in your life. Hell, I know I have. I also know I got sick and tired of kicking my own ass and holding myself back from unleashing all the awesomeness I had inside myself. […]

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Midlife Crisis – A Time For Rebirth And Renewal

Midlife Crisis – A Time For Rebirth And Renewal

A midlife crisis isn’t a time to mourn what once was. It’s a time to celebrate the birth of what is yet to come. I’m willing to bet that right now you’re feeling stuck, lost, in a fog, trapped….and many other synonyms…and you’re wondering to yourself “exactly how the f*ck did I get here?” I get it…you had plans. You had dreams. Then one day […]

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Be Successful Without Being An Asshat

Be Successful Without Being An Asshat

Can You Be Successful Without Being An Asshat? There are plenty of successful asshats. Problem is, no matter how successful they are, they’re still an asshat. There’s always been a lot of talk about how becoming successful means you have to be ruthless, unethical, and a downright asshat. Movies have portrayed this, popular fiction has portrayed this. Two of the most popular movies, Wolf of […]

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