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Michelle Renee

Dear Inner Child

Michelle Renee | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

I have been sitting at my computer for two weeks off and on searching for places to go. Yes, I am an adventurer. I love to travel, meet people, live...

3 Clues That You Need to Regroup

Michelle Renee | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

Are you ignoring the clues telling you it is time to regroup or are you open, aware and making the changes you need to make to say yes to living a resilient, in the now, awakened life?

Concious Uncoupling Isn't New or News

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
Michelle Renee

You know it is a slow news day when we are bombarded with fake news like Gwyneth Paltrow saying her and her husband have chose to consciously uncoupl...

21 Ways To Live A Resilient Life

Michelle Renee | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

Why compare myself to anyone else when we are all so different, all needed here as much as the next person to make this crazy thing called life work?

Stop, Listen, Pray, Meditate

Michelle Renee | Posted 02.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

I woke up yesterday morning and for some reason I felt an urge to sit on the side of my bed and immediately began to meditate and pray. I usually go i...

Ditch Your Pity Party Invites!

Michelle Renee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Michelle Renee

A prolonged pity party is not fun for anyone. Get sad. Get angry. Get disappointed. But get it out of your system and move forward with new focus.

Warning: Emotional Flash Flood Zone!

Michelle Renee | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

I have learned just how critical it is to check in with myself daily and ask myself if all I am doing is in balance with you getting all I need to stay emotionally healthy. The formula: Ask and listen and follow inner guidance that will lead you back to TRUST.

Is It Time to Get Serious About Your Personal Sanctuary?

Michelle Renee | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

Are you treating your home like a personal sanctuary? Are you taking it seriously? If not, maybe it is time you change that.

Extreme Resiliency: Indulge Your Playful Spirit

Michelle Renee | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

To be resilient we have to be connected to that voice inside of us that says stop and notice what is in front of you and all around you that is good and beautiful and pure.

5 Year-Old Hostage Victim "Unharmed"?

Michelle Renee | Posted 04.03.2013 | Media
Michelle Renee

Newscasters and reporters, do us a favor and remember that not all harm shows up in the form of an outer visible wound.

How Unplugging Can Help You Climb Your Emotional Mountains

Michelle Renee | Posted 01.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

Climbing a mountain physically is not that much different than climbing emotional mountains or overcoming obstacles in our life that come in all shapes and sizes. If we are listening to someone else's music, how can we hear the beat of our own heart, our own drum, our own feet carrying us forward?

Masking Emotions and Extreme Behavior

Michelle Renee | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Michelle Renee

Until we unmask ourselves and love all of who we are, we can't really experience extreme resiliency or live a resilient life.

Multiple Sclerosis: What Jack Osbourne and My Daughter Have in Common

Michelle Renee | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

I didn't know anything about multiple sclerosis (MS) 6.5 months ago. On Dec. 8, 2011 I got a crash course when my 18-year-old daughter had a severe sudden onset that paralyzed her on her left side, and left her blind in her left eye and unable to speak or swallow.

Teaching My Teenager to Be Her Own Champion

Michelle Renee | Posted 10.16.2011 | Parents
Michelle Renee

At what point do we know that it is time to step back and begin to teach our children how to be their own biggest fan?

Is It Time for a Leadership Makeover?

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michelle Renee

When I think of great leaders it is interesting that, for the most part, current day so called leaders don't really come to mind.

Time To Help Discovery Channel Survivors With Invisible Wounds

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Renee

My job led to my being taken captive, held hostage, threatened with death, and taped with explosives. Sound familiar? I know about the realities of ...

Music to My Ears: The Rat Pack is Back!

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Renee

Eugene Cole, Roman Palacios, and Daniel Hendricks are accomplished artists individually, but the energy they bring to the stage as a trio is unmistakably magic.

Have We Become Comfortably Numb to Violence and Abuse?

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michelle Renee

We are bombarded with gruesome images day in and day out. From tweens on up, what we see in the media, in movies and on the Internet is making us numb to it all.

Survivors Use Their Voice to Help Others Heal

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michelle Renee

In a family driven system of care, where the voices of survivors are heard, valued and shared with other survivors, we can listen, understand and stand by one another.

Tiger Woods --Did He Really Need Notes?

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Michelle Renee

Tiger Woods steps out to the podium today and the first thing I noticed was a piece of white paper in his hand. I thought to myself, "Oh no he didn't." Yep, he did.

Saying Yes to Love Again, or Just Getting Your Flirt On

Michelle Renee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

I hadn't been grabbed around the waist and kissed like that in so long I could hardly remember what warm sensual lips felt like on mine. I loved every second of it, but still something inside of me rang.

Choose a New 2010 Personal Theme Song!

Michelle Renee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

What is your new 2010 personal theme song? Picking one that means something to you, that you can sing and hum even when luck doesn't seem to like you, will bring you joy.

Develop Your Strategic Plan for 2010‏!

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michelle Renee

Having a proven strategic business planning and financial forecasting system will help you, not only save time and reduce stress, but also make the most out of your existing cash flow, opportunities and resources.

Giving Back: A Perfect Way to Start the New Year

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michelle Renee

Giving back is in my blood, but I didn't grasp just how deeply it is etched into who I am and how important it is as part of a successful business strategy until I became an entrepreneur.

Grey's Anatomy Sheds Light on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Renee

I want to applaud Grey's Anatomy and share a message with others who have survived violence, abuse, and trauma: Do the work. The simple truth is there really is light at the end of the PTSD tunnel.