A lucky day

A lucky day

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When it comes to writing, I’m a bit of a perfectionist. I know that I have a lot to learn, (I’m a regular AP style offender,) and am always looking to improve. I also thoroughly enjoy writing, so when I write a blog post there are usually around 50 revisions…

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Oh hello, Seth Godin

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Despite the fact that I’m operating on three hours of sleep, I woke up this morning exhausted but excited. My 4:00 am wake up (and subsequent 7:00 am flight out of JFK) meant that I would return to Buffalo in time to see one of my favorite authors, Seth Godin,…

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Warrior momma

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For those of you who have the pleasure of knowing Donna Jornsay, you know that she is a warm, caring, generous, thoughtful, fun-loving, easy-going and hard-working woman. Maybe I’m biased but of all the mothers I’ve come to know, my mother truly tops the cake. Donna Jornsay seems to be…

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Lessons from Lil

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My grandmother is one of my greatest heroes. Lillian Silverberg, otherwise known as L’il Lil, has been my hero and role model for as long as I can remember. Despite the fact that she is 91 years in age, I still have a hard time thinking of her as “old”….

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A week in paradise

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At the end of May, my boyfriend and I decided to treat ourselves to a week in paradise. We booked all-inclusive vacation to the Dominican Republic. Neither of us had been to the DR before and we were both in desperate need of some rest and relaxation. We decided on…

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It’s a choice

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So much of what happens in life is beyond our ability to control. Natural disasters happen. Couples break up. Lay-offs occur. People get sick… There are endless combinations of external circumstances that affect our day-to-day lives. For those of us who enjoy the feeling of control, it is only natural…

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Push yourself

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I know myself well. I know that exercise helps to relieve my stress and anxiety. I know that reading helps to spark my creativity. I know that I’m a morning person. I’ve never been someone who enjoys working out at the end of the day. Come 5:00 p.m. my body…

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One step at a time

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The past few months haven’t been the easiest for me from a physical and medical standpoint.  I’ve been having back problems and some ankle pain, so I haven’t been able to work out, go running or even long walks. Working out is one of the activities which helps me to…

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Visiting the Great Wall

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In January 2012 I had the unique opportunity to travel to China with the MBA program at the University of Buffalo. I was one of 16 MBA students who decided to go on the trip. We spent a total of 12 days in China during which we visited Beijing, Shanghai and…

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