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New Year = New Habits

Happy New Year! Research shows that nearly 80% of us who make resolutions fail to keep them by Super Bowl Sunday. Whoa! That’s quite the stat. Why is that? There are two reasons why we’re so bad at reaching our goals: The first is that we bite off more than we can chew because we are eager for change, but lack a vision, a plan or clear goals. The second reason we fail to achieve success is …

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From Addict to Entrepreneur

If you could sit down and talk to a younger version of me over coffee right now, you would find a girl that didn’t allow herself to fail. To mess up. To say the wrong thing.  To do the wrong thing. To wear the wrong thing. To look the wrong way. To admit her failures. To take chances. To post a picture that was unflattering. To admit to having flaws. To being HUMAN. My younger …

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What’s Your Kryptonite?

It’s real, it’s all consuming and we’re our own worst enemies. Give yourself a break BEFORE you break! #passiton My name is Amanda OReilly, I am a CEO (Chief Everything Officer) aka mom, and I am also the Founder and President of Balance InStyle – My company’s superpower is giving people back the most precious commodity of all, TIME. I know first hand that balancing parenthood and business can be a challenge and that’s one of the reasons …

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Do You Have Your Priorities Straight

How many dinners or bedtimes have you missed, how many evening have you watched your kids score goals through your partner’s text message instead of being there? When was the last time you left work on time and didn’t open up your phone or computer until the following morning? How many times have you said, “We’ll take that trip next year”? We work to live, right? Meaning we work to make money so that we …