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Lori is Certified DreamBuilder Coach. She lives to inspire dramatic and rapid change. Lori is on a mission to team with others to change the world! Everything that is needed to provide for everyone's needs already exists. We need only harness the technology and live our dreams. Change your mind, take a step and make the world a better place.

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Maybe it’s you and not your job.

It’s a weeknight. You’re preparing for tomorrow’s work day.

Your car has fuel.

You’ve prepped your meals for tomorrow, breakfast and lunch.

You know what you’ll be wearing.

You mentally review your work to-do list. You’re ready, but instead of feeling proud and content, you are sad.

You’re dragging around the house with a sense of dread.

Does returning to your office create anxiety or depression? Your doctor has warned you about your blood pressure, heart, and digestive issues.

Are you drinking or smoking to cope?

Do you fantasize about a different life only to remember your student loans, car payment, mortgage, and tuition?

What if it’s not your job? What if it’s you?

It’s easy to think that if conditions changed you would change, you could be happy.

The truth is, wherever you go there you are. You take yourself with you, and you are the common denominator of every story of conditions you tell.

Getting to a life that you love requires vision. Even if you’ve been stuck in a routine for a while, it’s possible to turn it around and find the joy for life within. There are practices you can employ to feel better now. I would love to share them with you.

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During the session, you will:

– Create a crystal-clear vision for a life you will be excited to live.

– Uncover any hidden beliefs that may be sabotaging your confidence, and results.

– Give you a success blueprint with action steps and solutions to achieve your desired results.

– Leave this session renewed, inspired, and ready to finally create the life of your dreams – once and for all.

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If you want a different life, you have to take a different step.

Gratitude for All the Mothers that Came Before Us

It all started with my sister’s simple text, “What was our great grandmother’s first name?” I didn’t know. I had the answer within 20 minutes; her name was Henrietta, but I fell into to the rabbit hole of the internet. I’m a naturally curious person, on a mission to find out more, and from the comfort my home I searched the archives of two distant states. I was reviewing the 1900 census, and I found the names of three relatives, the expected information was all there, but the education responses stopped me in my tracks. At age twenty, Henrietta was a married woman with a five-year-old child, and she could not read or write. My grandmother Charity always talked about her third-grade education, and I missed the point. My grandmother could read and write, that was a big deal. Her father, also illiterate, was a farmer, a demanding profession, and her mom was a domestic who died at the age of forty-one. My grandmother lived to the age of 91 and was proud of her work in the catering business and her ability to take care of herself.

As you spend time with your family and friends this Mother’s Day, there is so much to appreciate in our family trees. I often feel gratitude for my anonymous relatives for all that they endured for me to live the life I now have, but I realize that I can deepen my practice. Life was hard, and it wasn’t that long ago. One hundred years ago it wasn’t merely an agrarian society. It was a deeply divided time. Our country legally separated folks by gender and race, but we also separated by education and opportunity.

This Mother’s Day I will appreciate my ancestors who lived in a world that shut them out with words. I am thankful for my parents who sat with me and taught me to read before I went to school. I will appreciate the leaders that fought to provide the free public schools for everyone and I will be grateful for the women who continue the struggle for equality.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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