What is it like to live in the Dominican Republic?

What is it like to live in the Dominican Republic?

People often ask me “What is it like to live in the Dominican Republic?” I lived in Santo Domingo full time from 2018 – 2020, led multiple retreats for Americans to the region of Samana, toured the country extensively, and have ...
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Permission Granted: Take Care of YOURSELF This Thanksgiving

Permission Granted: Take Care of YOURSELF This Thanksgiving

There is something in the air right now! People are feeling SCATTERED and FRAZZLED. Maybe it’s the longer days. Maybe it’s the pressure of “getting it right” for Thanksgiving. Maybe it’s all the logistical planning for ...
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Does Success Require HARD Work?

Does Success Require HARD Work?

Do you think success requires hard work? A friend asked me this last week, and I answered: “Success requires consistent and dedicated work, but whether it’s hard depends on your mindset.” I am sick of hard work. Hard work makes me ...
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Take Care As Seasons Change

Take Care As Seasons Change

As the days grow shorter, our energy naturally declines and we may feel tired or even depressed. How can we stabilize our energy and make sure our quality of life and work do not suffer? Here are a few of my favorite tips: 1. Set your intention Try ...
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How Practical Should I Be?

How Practical Should I Be?

When pursuing a big goal, do you ever wonder: How practical should I be? In this article, I’ll share three questions you can ask yourself that will provide additional insight on how to move forward. As a coach, I’ve worked with clients ...
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YES YES YES!

YES YES YES!

Do you ever want to say “Yes, yes, yes!!!!” to an opportunity… only to talk yourself out of it later? These moments of clarity — where we know EXACTLY what we want and feel that desire deep in our bones — are downloads ...
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Women of an Uncertain Age

Women of an Uncertain Age

Are you waiting for the “right” way to get started? Or the “best” next step to appear? Are you waiting until conditions are perfect? Until you have the “right” equipment, tools, or techniques to take the leap ...
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Here’s What It’s Like to Travel With Me…

Here’s What It’s Like to Travel With Me…

Over the past two weeks, I’ve interviewed past travelers on PACK Retreats. Today, I spoke with Matt Maxwell (who inspired the title of this email!). Last week, I talked with Neil Takemoto. I run these retreats with my colleague Catherine, ...
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People Pleasing Doesn’t Serve Anyone

People Pleasing Doesn’t Serve Anyone

People pleasing doesn’t do anyone any favors. What it does do: *Gives people a false sense of your boundaries*Gives people a false sense of your needs*Creates unrealistic expectations about what you can do*Creates a false and unsustainable ...
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You’re Selfish

You’re Selfish

Dear Readers, Many of my clients would rather run themselves ragged than be called selfish. To avoid seeming selfish or uncommitted, they give of themselves until they are exhausted. They work long hours. They stop going to the gym. They don’ ...
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