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Why We Need To Be Our Own Best Friend

By Lisa Sugarman I love people. I really, really do. (Most of them, anyway.) I love watching them and engaging with them and bonding with them, and most of all, learning from them. Because we’re all sharing this beautiful planet together, so we might as well make as...

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When is it Time to Let Kids Speak for Themselves?

By Lisa Sugarman Well, it happened. My youngest daughter had her first college interview a few days ago. (I know, sh*t just got real.) And along with it being a parenting milestone that left a golf-ball-size lump in my throat, it was also a unique experience for...

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A Letter To My Daughter Who’s Studying Abroad

By Lisa Sugarman Hi Honey! Hope you’re good and having the time of your life in Ireland! And remembering to eat. And to sleep. And to hydrate. And remembering to wear your cross-body bag like I told you to whenever you go anywhere. And never going anyplace...

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It’s Time to Cut Ourselves Some Slack

By Lisa Sugarman Ok, in the balls-to-the-wall world we live in, where most of us feel like we can’t move fast enough to get it all done, it’s time we take a pause and cut ourselves some real slack. Like actual, real slack. Because most of us tend to focus on...

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A Pep Talk for the Fall

By Lisa Sugarman Summer’s over. There, I said it. And while I know it stings to hear the truth, you needed to hear it for your own good. Because you won’t be able to move forward into the next season unless you reconcile that this one’s over. Plus, if you’re anything...

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In Search of More Time in The Day…

By Lisa Sugarman We all know that time is quite possibly the world’s most elusive and sought-after commodity. It’s that one thing we all desperately want more of, no matter who we are or what kind of a lifestyle we lead. Whether our days are filled with a stressful,...

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