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What are you Screwing Up?

What are you Screwing Up?

After seeing Kristen Hadeed speak at the Wellness Council of Wisconsin’s annual conference last fall, I had to dig deeper and read her book Permission to Screw Up. Inspired by a pair of jeans that she couldn’t afford as a poor college student, Kristen, through ad an in the paper to clean houses for cash, came to run a successful student-based cleaning company called Student Maid. Let me clarify…she runs a company where college students are lining up to clean other people’s toilets. As you can imagine, Kristen piqued my interest in a few ways… First, she wore ripped jeans, a t-shirt and a ponytail on stage for her keynote. It’s not the ripped jeans that got me, but that ...

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The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway

The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway

Thanksgiving 2013. The annual family gathering and all of us going out to see a new movie. The pick back then was the latest in The Hunger Games series – Catching Fire. Not really age appropriate for my 4-year-old nephew. So, my husband and I said we would take him to Frozen. The opposite end of the temperature spectrum. Walking in I wondered would he like the girl-power theme and stay interested? Well, I thought, at least there was a snowman and I like a good power ballad. I should have had no doubts. At one point in the movie, where Elsa’s powers are known and dangerous – my nephew said out loud for everyone in the theater to hear – “Don’t touch ...

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