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Stress Buster – Cues & Cures

Welcome to the Happy Hour Effect Stress Buster video series. The goal is to bring you short, actionable videos every week to help you stay on track with your goals, happiness and success even when life gets stressful. This first video is all about knowing you stress cues and stress cures.

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11 Inspiring Quotes About Giving

When I’m feeling cranky, sad or overwhelmed, it always makes me feel better to pay it forward. You know – paying for a stranger’s coffee, letting someone go ahead of you at the grocery store, helping someone with a problem or simply saying something nice to someone. Plus we spend

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HELP! I Hate My Job!

HELP! My job is so stressful and I can’t keep my head above water anymore. I’m crabby to my family. My boss is evil. My co-workers are annoying. I hate my job tasks. But I can’t leave – I need the paycheck!  This was the tirade I heard from someone

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Why Happy Hour Effect?

Many people ask me what Happy Hour Effect means and how it got started. So here you go – the condensed backstory and how it helps others. I created Happy Hour Effect after suffering personal and professional stress all at once as a widowed mom in a stressful corporate job during

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Secrets to Taking a Great Photo

Every once in awhile you run into some seriously good energy. You know – you walk into a place or hang out with a person and just feel good. I hit the triple whammy when I discovered The Beauty Lab awhile back. Not only is the space cool, modern and

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Stuck in a Rut?

Ever get stuck in a rut? You know – one of those times you realize you’ve been doing the same thing day in, day out for weeks, months, years even! A rut can also manifest itself when you find yourself feeling uninspired by your work or your daily life even

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Stress Buster – Cues & Cures

Welcome to the Happy Hour Effect Stress Buster video series. The goal is to bring you short, actionable videos every week to help you stay on track with your goals, happiness and success even when life gets stressful. This first video is all about knowing you stress cues and stress cures.

Read More »

11 Inspiring Quotes About Giving

When I’m feeling cranky, sad or overwhelmed, it always makes me feel better to pay it forward. You know – paying for a stranger’s coffee, letting someone go ahead of you at the grocery store, helping someone with a problem or simply saying something nice to someone. Plus we spend

Read More »

HELP! I Hate My Job!

HELP! My job is so stressful and I can’t keep my head above water anymore. I’m crabby to my family. My boss is evil. My co-workers are annoying. I hate my job tasks. But I can’t leave – I need the paycheck!  This was the tirade I heard from someone

Read More »

Why Happy Hour Effect?

Many people ask me what Happy Hour Effect means and how it got started. So here you go – the condensed backstory and how it helps others. I created Happy Hour Effect after suffering personal and professional stress all at once as a widowed mom in a stressful corporate job during

Read More »

Secrets to Taking a Great Photo

Every once in awhile you run into some seriously good energy. You know – you walk into a place or hang out with a person and just feel good. I hit the triple whammy when I discovered The Beauty Lab awhile back. Not only is the space cool, modern and

Read More »

Stuck in a Rut?

Ever get stuck in a rut? You know – one of those times you realize you’ve been doing the same thing day in, day out for weeks, months, years even! A rut can also manifest itself when you find yourself feeling uninspired by your work or your daily life even

Read More »