Is Your Dining Companion a Bad Influence?

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Are you one of the many who feel very awkward eating in a restaurant alone? For many of us, dining out is not only about the food, it’s also a social experience. That’s why we never hesitate to invite others when we have the urge to hit up our favorite lunch spot or try out the new restaurant in town.

Rockstar Doggy Momma: Tracy Burns Scurto

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This week I’d like to highlight an extraordinarily graceful woman Tracy Burns Scurto. Tracy dances through life with her eyes wide open touching the hearts of all of those around her. She has diligently served on the Board of Directors for Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

Listen to Your Body

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We have all heard the saying “no pain no gain” but there are so many exceptions to that rule. Yes. Some activities can cause us minor discomfort as we push our bodies to its’ fullest potential and that is normal. However, it is super important that you are listening when your body talks to you.

Rockstar Doggy Momma: Michele Lawson

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This week my Rockstar Doggy Momma is Michele Lawson. Once her daughters were out of the house and the last pet crossed the rainbow bridge, Michele and her husband Clay vowed to remain pet free but it didn’t last long. Life got a bit topsy-turvy for the couple who has been married 30+ years.

Just Because I’m Healthy Doesn’t Make Me Boring

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Now, if this was posted by someone else there would probably be very little chatter about it but because I promote a healthy lifestyle, people seem to be taken aback. Why would someone who promotes health and wellness be talking about drinking too much and giving a hangover cure? Just because I’m healthy, doesn’t mean I’m boring!

Rockstar Doggy Momma: Jennie Kroll Andersen

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This week I’d like to highlight a very special lady and Rockstar Doggy Momma Jennie Kroll Andersen. Jennie is a kind-hearted adventurer who loves the open road. She finds peace and beauty in exploring the natural world and unique settings.

Meditation: It’s not all about the “Om”s anymore

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If I asked 100 people if meditation is beneficial for the mind, body, and soul, don’t you think 100% would agree? If I asked the same 100 people if they practice meditation on a regular basis (or at all), I bet the number would be way less than half. So, the question becomes, if they know it’s good for them, why don’t they do it?

Rockstar Doggy Momma: Kay Tea

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This week I’d like to highlight superwoman Kay Tea. Kay exudes confidence, strength and beauty, and has the most generous heart of gold. Kay served as a Chicago police officer for over 10 years and tirelessly protected our city, serving in the Targeted Response Unit and Fugitive Apprehension Team.

No Time for Me: Becoming a New Mom

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CONGRATULATIONS! You’re a new mom. Growing your family is such an amazing experience and an awesome blessing. Your smile is huge when people ooohhh and aaahhh over your new little one and your heart swells when you look into that beautiful face as he/she peacefully sleeps. Now let’s talk reality!

Rockstar Doggy Momma: Arlene Schandler

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This week I’d like to highlight a truly heroic woman Arlene Schandler. Arlene is vibrant, spunky and truly enjoys everyday of her fabulous life. She is devoted to her children and grandchildren, but confided she felt a little lost when her devoted husband passed away.