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Who Do I Think I Am?

I haven't really introduced myself in a while here so I thought I might take a minute to tell you who I am, what I do, why I do it  and why I think you could benefit from reading my work. Who am I? As you probably already figured out, my name is Karen Sammer.…

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Are You Holding Yourself Back?

I have been dealing with some hesitancy on my part to really put myself 'out there' wherever 'out there' is. I want to grow my health and nutrition coaching business by expanding into group coaching and pubic speaking. But...I'm a little afraid. What if I fail? What if no one comes to my classes? Or…

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Do You Feel Empowered?

Do you feel like you own your life? Do you have the confidence to take charge of your life? Or do you feel like life is happening "to" you rather than "for" you? Seven steps to take to achieve self-empowerment: develop a positive attitude - people who believe they can make things happen rather than…

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Stay Away From Those Reptiles

Do you feel like you are up to your eyeballs in alligators all the time? Do you constantly feel like you're chasing a deadline? Are you financially strapped, always afraid that the next catastrophic event will put you onto the street? These feelings of constantly being under stress will have a negative impact on your…

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Don't Let This Stop You

What am I doing here? Who am I to think I can tell anyone how to do anything?  Have you ever had this conversation, or one like it, with yourself? This is known as Imposter Syndrome.  Imposter Syndrome Imposter Syndrome is a term coined in the 1970s by two psychologists. They were looking for an…

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In Honor

And now for something completely different. Today we acknowledge two national treasures...The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the inimitable Betty White. We celebrate both of their birthdays today, posthumously. So I thought I would show a few quotes from each to illustrate the impact they have had on us. Reverend Dr. Martin Luther…

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Would You Change Anything?

"There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly" - R. Buckminster Fuller Wouldn't it be nice if someone gave us the roadmap to a perfect life? What would you have done differently? How would your life look if you knew then what you know now? I have been…

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