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Making Friends as a Grown Up: What I Needed to Learn to Find My Tribe

A few years ago, I was at the rink for my daughter’s first hockey game of the season. As an introvert who’s shy and finds small talk super awkward, I always dread meeting new people, and I don’t consider making friends my forte. Still, I sat myself next to the other moms clustered rink-side and tried to become part of the conversation. …

How to Figure Out What You Really Want

It’s officially 2017. If you’re not raring to go, if you feel overwhelmed with everything you want to accomplish this year and aren’t sure where to start, if you know you want more for your life but don’t know how to proceed, then I have a solution for you: The Desire Map. The Desire Map is a book, yes, but it’s …

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Who Are You?

Last week, my Mastermind asked me a very simple question, “Who are you?” The question threw me for a loop, because, though the question may be simple, the answer is not. I am many things, and, at the same time, I am not exactly any of them. Who I am is layered and complex. I am a wife, mom, dentist, …

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The Desire Map: How to Set Goals with Meaning for YOU

Last year, my life coach introduced me to Danielle LaPorte and her book The Desire Map. I consider myself a goal-oriented person, so the idea of discovering a new way to set my goals was intriguing. The Desire Map suggests that most people are coming at goal-setting backwards. We set goals because we unconsciously think that we’re going to feel …