Kids, Pups, Friendship & the Outdoor Connection

by Mindy Kaleta March 14, 2018

Kids, Pups, Friendship & the Outdoor Connection We all know that kids are not getting out doors enough these days. One way to help motivate kids to play outside, or even just “go” outside may be to add a furry friend to the family! As a trainer, I know the words, “Mom can we get […]

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Facebook Quizzes: Our Quest to Know Who..TH We Are!

by Mindy Kaleta July 22, 2015

You’ve seen them…those quizzes that come across your feed promising to let you know… What state you should be living in What color represents your personality What character you are in a movie What career is best for you They are super popular right now on Facebook and I admit I love taking the quiz! […]

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It’s LIVE!!!

by Mindy Kaleta July 1, 2015

Oh, my goodness! I’m so excited I can hardly stand it! The long-awaited launch date for Stop Bending Over Backwards Trying to Please has arrived!! I woke up this morning, grabbed my iphone and pulled up Amazon! Typed in my title and there she was!  My beautiful baby in all her innocence and quirky stance […]

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Are You Sacrificing Yourself for Others?

by Mindy Kaleta June 25, 2015

Yesterday morning I saw a beautiful post that went something like this: I have a good heart I help, trust, give and love too much And it always seems I hurt the most.   That was the jest of it, and while it was beautifully portrayed in an image and I believe that in and […]

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Do I Need to Walk Away From Loved Ones to Be Happy?

by Mindy Kaleta May 27, 2015

Do I Need to Walk Away From Loved Ones to Be Happy? Recently I have heard from a few people who are struggling with situations or issues with someone they are close to and love very much. These situations are causing them incredible grief, sadness and frustration. A common thread throughout these types of situations […]

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3 Relationship Mistakes Even Smart People Make

by Mindy Kaleta April 27, 2015

  Smart people make mistakes?  Yes, they do! And nobody is more certain about that than those of us who are still struggling with “being the nice girl” or “people pleasing”! But ya know what? We don’t have to struggle and actually, I’ve got good news for you! Making mistakes only make us stronger.  When […]

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Are There Toxic People or Only Toxic Behaviors?

by Mindy Kaleta January 24, 2015

Okay…I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately since I’m working on my book, Stop Bending Over Backwards Trying to Please and Start Being Who You Really Are!  And the thought of why we consider people to be toxic keeps rolling around in my mind.  I mean, are they really toxic? Or being toxic with their behavior? […]

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From Drama to Discovery

by Mindy Kaleta January 20, 2015

When situations arise that make you so upset that all you can feel is mad, sad or bad, it can really throw you into a tailspin!  “How dare they! How could they say that to me! What makes them feel so entitled? Why didn’t I stand up for myself?” Aaaayyyccckkk!!  Yeah, we’ve all been there! […]

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Autism – Things Aren’t Always As They Seem

by Mindy Kaleta October 24, 2014

Wow!  As I was browsing facebook yesterday, I came across  a link about an autistic boy and his new-found relationship with Siri, Apple’s “intelligent personal assistant” on the iPhone .  CLICK HERE for the New York Times story. It was extremely eye-opening. Being the Mom of an autistic daughter, this service “Siri” would have been quite […]

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Smartphones, Messaging, Texts and We Still Can’t Communicate!

by Mindy Kaleta October 6, 2014

Even with all the high-tech, on-the-go communication venues at our fingertips…communication is still one of most challenging issues of our day!  C’mon! We can do better than this! As you may be able to tell, the lack of communication I believe is the #1 reason people have trouble with relationships.  We are poor communicators!  Think […]

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