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How one short, but powerful sentence can profoundly impact a person’s life, even offering a key to survival, sometimes in the most life threatening situations.

I was blessed to spend this past Saturday afternoon helping Holocaust survivor Edith Eva Eger preparing for her April 12th TED talk.  The theme is “Impact” – Edie has had such an amazing one on humanity, which never would have happened without the one her mother had on her. Edie’s speech will be titled “What My …

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#TBT 2013 Soul Model Stories

The best throwbacks are the stories that made us smile, gave us hope and inspired us to help others! Here are a few that touched me in 2013. Batkid – How could you not be touched by this amazing story? Miles is just 5 years old and battling Leukemia (currently in remission). Make-A-Wish Foundation granted his …

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Random Acts of Kindness Week

Today starts International Random Acts of Kindness Week.  Although acts of kindness should not be limited to one week a year, this week The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation asks that you step out of your normal routine, push your own comfort boundaries and complete one new random act of kindness each day. Sounds simple, right? It …

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Playing for Change

Have you ever had one of those days when you get lost in YouTube? Whether it is TED talks, music videos from your younger years, funny animal videos or something else random the time always flies.  During one of my “YouTube wormholes” I found the most amazing videos on the Playing for Change channel. Playing for …

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#100ReasonsToLive

After reading a book called “I Want to Die: 100 Reasons You Shouldn’t,” my talented friend Marjorie Clayman recently wrote a blog post called “My 100 Reasons to Live” and asked other to share their won 100 reasons.  I procrastinated a bit, got busy, forgot and I am just now getting to it. My daughter’s smile. Hiking. …

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