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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…