I teach somewhere in the ballpark of 15 classes a week (if I’m helping with class coverage that number is easily closer to 20), in addition to writing and publishing a weekly blog, creating and sending out monthly content for intenSati, prepping and planning my own lessons and creating playlists, facilitating teacher trainings –…

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  The other day I was talking to my dear friend, Kevin Michael about his dreams and aspirations.   “You know,” he said, taking a long, dramatic pause, “this,” and he waved his hands in a circular motion around him, “this is the side hustle. The real dream is to perform onstage to 200 million…

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    “To be what you must, you must give up what you are” -Yusuf Islam     Here’s a little-known secret about success:   It has nothing to do with your skills, education or experience. It has nothing to do with who you know and how long you’ve been doing it.   If you…

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“Sometimes you have to do what you don’t like to get to where you want to be.” Tori Amos     Do what you love.   It’s not necessarily bad advice but it’s so overused that most of us run around waiting for something we love to show up in our lap and we’re disappointed…

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“Our lives improve only when we take chances and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.” –Walter Anderson        Creating change in our lives starts with being honest with ourselves.   In the past 30 days, how many of these have you done? Called out of work…

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“There comes a moment when you have to stop revving the car and shove it into gear.” – David Mahoney            Are you ready? Or are you ready to be ready?   This question might seem silly, but how many times have you said I will begin eating healthier next Monday? Or, that you would…

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“I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupery   When you hear the word FREE what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For me, I envision a girl whose unruly curls are wavering in the wind, caught behind her, laced between her outstretched hands as she…

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“The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it.” -Ray Kroc   Maybe you’re a firm believer that everything happens for a reason. Maybe you subscribe to the “right things happen at the right time” adage. Or maybe you…

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