Choosing the Best Time to Have Difficult Conversations with Your Spouse

I wish I could tell you my marriage is a breeze. The truth is, it’s not. In fact, I always say, “Gus and I are the strongest marriage I know and the weakest marriage I know.” Because of our childhood issues and the many challenges we’ve had in our marriage, it is so easy for…

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How to Avoid Overwhelm (When There are Tons of Things to Do)?

Last week was probably the craziest and busiest week I’ve had all year. I was making preparations for my first Live Life with Flavor Experience, where I hosted a group of amazing and beautiful women in their journey to freedom and living to their full potential. I was coordinating food preparations, schedules with the Zumba…

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Your Kids Are Leaving Their Mark… Are You?

We’ve all found a wall, a table or a piece of furniture that has been written on by our adorable children… It never fails! They find the ONLY permanent marker in the house and find the most inappropriate place for their “art,” YIKES! This happened to me recently. I was walking by the kitchen island and…

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Mom, What Do We Do When We Don’t Accomplish Our Goals?

Not accomplishing our goals can feel pretty defeating… But, what if there was a way to learn from NOT accomplishing our goals, so we have more probabilities of accomplishing them next time? Well, that’s what happened when I set a goal and DIDN’T accomplish it last year. I had a very compelling goal of having…

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Struggling Through Life? Enough of That! Just FLOW…

Do you sometimes feel life is tough? Does everything seem like a struggle? Marriage? Kids? LIFE? Want to know how to change that? Then read on… Life hasn’t always been easy on me. For that reason, I learned from a young age that I needed to PUSH through circumstances. If things were to happen, I…

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Success Is… Interview in Career Talk PRO Podcast

Looking back to when I began this journey of coaching and mentoring, I would have never imagined the curvy road that was ahead. There’s been quite a few sharp turns and quite a few halts along the way. Some of the greatest successes have come in the least expected ways, sometimes with the least effort.…

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Creating the Flavors of Success- Interview with Mindset Mountain Podcast

One of the joys of being a mentor and coach is the opportunity of being surrounded by amazing people who are doing the work it takes to transform this world for good! Some of these people are Jason Legaard and Edward Aguilar from Mindset Mountain Podcast. These guys are “ordinary” folks, like you and I, but they’ve done the…

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Afraid of Who Will Become President?

The 2016 preliminary candidates have been interesting to say the least… Never in the history of this country have we experienced the attack, behavior and attitudes we are seeing in the current candidates. As Gus and I consider who to vote for, I have to be honest and say we are still not sure. Just when we…

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Mom, Help Your Family with Their Dreams (So Your Dreams Can Come True)

The idea of having dreams may seem a little “fluffy” to some, but the reality is that dreams is where great things start. I am a dreamer. I believe in great possibilities for things and for people. I like to dream of how things could be in this world and how I can make this…

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No More Drama for THIS Mama! [Case Study]

Earlier this week, I had a group coaching call with the parents in my Powerful Parenting Academy Program (sign up for webinar to learn more about the system). We started the call celebrating any improvement the parents had seen in themselves and/or in the children thus far. I could not have expected the news that followed……

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