Archive for 2012

The Inspiring Woman Behind Inspiring Women

Posted by dianne on Aug 3, 2012 in Blog | No comment

If you are in the Chicago area on September, please join us on the 21st for Inspiring Women Conference a very special day of inspiration, motivation and empowerment. It is there that you will meet the special woman behind Inspiring Women–Deanne DeMarco. Deanne is a remarkable woman who has faced challenges that have daunted women

How Much Money Would Make You Feel Better?

Posted by dianne on Jun 25, 2012 in Blog | No comment

Two bits of news came up on my radar today and are causing me to wonder… This Huffington Post Article says that respect contributes more to one’s happiness than money. This Article says NBC is paying Ann Curry $10 million to break her contract with the Today Show early. Last week when the news that

You Need a Friend Part II

Posted by dianne on Mar 19, 2012 in Blog | No comment

Last week we talked about finding a writing buddy or a writers group. If you join an existing group you pretty much need to follow their established protocol, but if you are starting from scratch you can make your own rules. Here are some suggestions: • If you can meet in person, that’s a great

Try New Things

Posted by dianne on Mar 15, 2012 in Newsletters | No comment

I am so excited! My new book, Choose Happy: 25 Happiness Habits to Transform Your Life, is ready to hand off to the printer. Here is an excerpt:  Try New Things       “Variety’s the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavor.”  ~ William Cowper Have you ever noticed that intangible things, important things like

You Need a Friend

Posted by dianne on Mar 8, 2012 in Blog | No comment

Is it hard for you to keep going on your writing? Do you get discouraged and doubt yourself? A writing buddy or writers group could be a big help to you. Writing is a solitary activity and we sometimes feel lonely wrestling with our thoughts and trying to get them on paper (or into a