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The Power Of Meditation

Chances are you’ve heard of meditation.  It’s all the rage these days and for good reason.  It’s been scientifically proven to reduce stress, improve your ability to focus, and ultimately lead to greater levels of happiness. Prior to this last year, I had heard all sorts of good things about meditation but I was not […]

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Achieving Balance

Growing up, I was bombarded with messages from school, my family, and the media, just like everyone else.  The messages I heard probably sound familiar to you – go to school, work hard, put in the effort, and you will achieve everything your heart desires.  I know that many people have claimed that these messages […]

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Creating a Vision for your Life

Have you ever stopped and thought about what you really want out of life?  What is it that you want to achieve or be?  Do you have a clear picture of this in your mind?  Personally, there are so many things that I want to be and achieve in this life.  At times it can […]

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Mindset vs. Life’s Obstacles

What do you do when a wrench is thrown in your plans or your day?  Over the last two weeks, I have had two separate occasions when life decided it was going to re-route my day.  Normally, situations like these would lead me to blow my top.  As I have been actively focused on creating […]

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Getting Back On Track

THE SET UP I rang in 2016 with an enormous amount of excitement and positive expectations about the future.  I created a kick ass plan for my year and goals in every category of my life.  I even created a quarterly goal tracker and because I am a geek (yep, I am and I love […]

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Ali’s Welcome to!

Hello world and welcome to!  This site has been in the works for a number of months.  My husband, Jim, and I have been plotting and planning (insert evil laugh here) to bring something that we created (in addition to our children) into this world.  As he shared, some fortuitous events transpired in the […]