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The Key Maker Blog


July 12, 2016

The Key Makers

When I was in my twenties my Mom sent me this poem.                             Despite the fact that it lived wrinkled, in my […]
March 12, 2019

Adjusting My Altitude

It was a beautiful day to be skiing in Park City, Utah. We had flown in the day before, and after a mad dash to catch our connecting flight, we were relieved to have made […]
February 11, 2019

An Open Heart

After running a half marathon a few years ago, I experienced neck and shoulder soreness that wouldn’t resolve. I tried to push through it, as I do with other challenges, but it only got worse. I […]
January 21, 2019

Yoga On & Off the Mat

I have been practicing yoga since my twenties, but lately, I have been really into it. My favorite is power yoga because it goes by really fast and my mind gets ultra-focused on what I am […]
September 13, 2018

Broken Can Still Shine

Recently I posted a photograph of my Mom’s anniversary band that was transformed into a beautiful necklace by Raeann and Ana at Baribault Jewelers in Glasontbury, CT. What I didn’t tell you was what I […]
February 6, 2017

Who’s Complaining?!

My strength trainer Jay smiled right at me. “Today we are going to do burpees!” “UGH! I hate burpees” I stated loudly, to no one in the group’s surprise. “And at the end of our […]
January 3, 2017

My Yes Year

Heading into 2017, I wanted to create some concrete goals for myself and my business. There I was, a coach, posting frequently about goal setting and how important it was, especially as the new year […]
July 5, 2016

Welcome Home

Yesterday I dropped my 11-year-old off at sleep away camp for a month. As we pulled onto the beautiful grounds, my eyes were drawn to a group of counselors cheering and holding signs that said […]
June 27, 2016

Sometimes You Have to Disconnect to Reconnect

I was in a small peer group being coached. I blurted out, “My cell phone is ruining my life! I get into bed at night and it calls to me. I use it when falling […]