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Defining A Successful Life On Your Own Terms

What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? The first time I had this question put to me I was 25, lying face down in my bed, living at my mom’s house and going through a monumental quarter-life crisis. Unemployed and feeling utterly dejected from my job search, and life in general, I…

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Mom’s Mantras: Barb’s Best Advice to Living Your Very Best Life

Two Sundays ago people near and far spent the day celebrating the moms, mother figures, and moms-to-be in their lives. There were cards, and flowers, and presents and meals to honor these extraordinary ladies. Truthfully, I didn’t get my mom a present; and I didn’t get to celebrate with her (she lives in Baltimore and…

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Making Your Relationship Work For You

Real talk. The month of March was a total sinkhole for me. Besides the emotional toll of dealing with an aging pet (literally it is an all consuming stress), it felt like my current relationship was in a sinkhole too, which got me wondering about my relationship and relationships in general. Besides the ones you…

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Big Takeaways From 2017 and Goals For 2018

2017 was a big year for me, personally, professionally, every –lly. I think I was able to experience every emotion that could potentially come to mind, and sometimes all of them in one day… that sounds dramatic but it is my truth and was completely necessary for taking big steps forward on the road to…