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What’s “Luck” Got to Do with It?


“Good luck!” I hear myself say to a friend the other day wishing her well on a project she’s completing.  But as soon as the words leave my mouth, I think to myself, “What’s luck got to do with it?” It’s one of those little phrases we get in the habit of saying to each…

Preparing Food with Love, an Exercise in Mindfulness


I love food.  I don’t mean that I love it a little…I mean I LOVE it a lot.  And, over the years, I have realized how something seemingly as simple as cooking can make all the difference in a meal and in your environment. Thinking back to when I was a young girl, I have…

Transformation and Healing through Love


In a special room in my house, I have the following saying framed, “Love me when I least deserve it, because that’s when I need it the most.”  I was deeply touched when I found this piece, knowing that I have been both the one who needed to feel loved, and the one who needed…

Is Bambi your REAL name?


I once received a letter from an Uncle stating that if I wanted to change my name, he would pay for it.  I was 16 at the time, and the idea of changing my name was as unthinkable then as it is now. You see, Bambi is my real name. It is a name that…

What Exactly IS a Life Coach?


Coaching has become the leading tool that successful people use to live extraordinary lives. The life coaching profession is certainly not new, though it is fast becoming popular due to peoples’ increased interest in personal development and an overall need to live happier, more fulfilled lives.  Though many people associate Coaching to things like sports,…