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Celebrate the Winter Doldrums

For many of us in the US, especially in the Northern part of the US, we’re in what is commonly referred to as the “Winter Doldrums”. If I can speak on behalf of all of us stuck in this winter phase, I’d say we’re basically, sick of winter, really ready for spring and have very […]

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To Your Success

A common theme at this time of year is taking stock of your life.  A popular area to focus on is your professional life.  You may decide it’s time to change jobs, retire, or strive for more balance between your work and home life.  There are a number of changes that you may want to […]

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Want Easy? Ask this…

These days, life seems so much more complicated.  Today we have so many options, which is wonderful AND it definitely makes things more complex.  Here’s a simple example of what I mean – Let’s say you are going to get in touch with a friend or business associate.  It used to be the only options […]

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Consistent Productivity

I love walking on the beach!  I walk in all kinds of weather.  It doesn’t matter if it’s the heat of summer or the freezing cold of winter. One of my favorite things during my walks are the waves.  I always know the waves will be there, no matter what else is going on in […]

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Transitions: Scary AND Exciting

Here on Cape Cod, turning the calendar to September brings with it many mixed emotions.  For the local business owners who rely on the tourist season to make the bulk of their income, this transition into September is cause for boisterous celebration because they made it through another CRAZY Cape Cod Summer Season!  Other locals […]

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Summer and Simple Go Together

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” ~Confucius What comes to mind when you think of simplicity? Is it the smile on a child’s face? Is it a kitten playing with her favorite toy? Or is it more extreme, something such as, a cabin in the woods without any connection to the […]

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The Start-Up Routine

My senior year of high school, I took a college English course.  One of the requirements for this course was to write an essay every week.  I don’t remember what the topics were; however, I do remember each essay had a minimum number of words and I started off the year by putting off writing […]

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3 Keys to Success

Recently I had the pleasure of running two segments during the spring training day for Cape Cod Tree & Landscape (https://www.capecodtreeandlandscape.com).  The co-owners, Chris and Virginia Smith, were proud to have most of their crew come back for another season and several of the people had been part of the company for a number of […]

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Cape Cod Times Writes About Helen’s Women’s Walking Retreats!

With retreat season right around the corner, I thought I’d share the link to an article Lorelei Stevens wrote for the Sunday Business Spotlight of the Cape Cod Times last spring (June 12, 2016).   Lorelei participated in the Cool, Calm & Collected: Discovery EASY Ways to Stay SANE When Life Gets CRAZY! Women’s Walking Retreat. […]

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I Love Tea!

I love tea!  When all my friends were drinking coffee in college, I drank tea.  Even when I worked in corporate, I drank tea.  I drank regular black tea, green tea, decaffeinated tea, etc.  Since I drank tea all the time, I found myself collecting many different types of teas.  One entire cabinet in our […]

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