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Music, Mood and Motivation – What’s Your Theme Song?

I’m not a music therapist. But I love the role music plays in our lives. How it can shift our mood and how it can

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Self Care

Paint Courage on Your Door

Everyday when I leave my home, I see the word “courage” on the door as I enter my garage from my kitchen. I painted it

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Personal Development

How Loss Led Me to Being an Entrepreneur

When I was growing up, it never occurred to me that I would start my own business. It really only became a consideration after a

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Practice Development

8 Essential Elements to Finding your Niche!

Every field of practice has opportunities for specialization. Anyone who works toward a career needs to develop their unique skill sets and know their most valuable character traits.

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Professional Development