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Meet Publicity Mermaid Cyndy Hoenig

“Oh, honey, let me tell you…” That’s how a lot of conversations begin with the bold, highly-energetic PR Rock Star Cyndy Hoenig. She’s one of those souls who isn’t afraid to talk about anything and she’s quick to use stories of her own mistakes in life as lessons for the listener. She’s also quick with… Continue reading Meet Publicity Mermaid Cyndy Hoenig

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Meet Endeavor Mermaid Katrina Shaklee

Are you defined by your limits? What if you turned something that was a perceived weakness into a strength? What if you did something no one – even yourself – thought you could do? I first met today’s Mermaid in 1991 at a family reunion in a hot hotel lobby. I went as a favor… Continue reading Meet Endeavor Mermaid Katrina Shaklee

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Birthdays for Mermaids

In the spirit of my year-long mermaid series to showcase bold, brave women who live in the deep both in real life and in my upcoming novella, The Mermaid Club,  I’m sharing  what a birthday looks like for a “mermaid”. I would like to say I have life figured out by now, the week of… Continue reading Birthdays for Mermaids

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Meet Angel Mermaid Jennifer Abney

The truth is that any of us could’ve ended up in foster care. Circumstances like death, divorce, incarceration, abuse, poverty and drugs unfortunately mean far too many kids find themselves at the mercy of the courts. I often think how lucky I am that my grandparents raised my two sisters and I together. I can’t imagine… Continue reading Meet Angel Mermaid Jennifer Abney

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A Mermaid Tribute to Daughters

Sixteen years ago today I gave birth to a dream. Not only did I want a daughter (after having a son two years earlier) but I also wanted a fairytale mother-daughter bond. Thankfully what I got was far better. I got mighty lessons in life and love from a tiny human who would make me grow as… Continue reading A Mermaid Tribute to Daughters

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On Synchronicity…Signs from Somewhere

“How do you know it wasn’t just a coincidence?” my daughter asked me after I told her what happened at the bed and breakfast. I’ll tell you what I told her, but first here is psychotherapist Carl Jung’s definition of synchronicity: Synchronicity is the coming together of inner and outer events in a way that cannot… Continue reading On Synchronicity…Signs from Somewhere

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Meet Calm Waters Mermaid Barbara Butner

There are ideas people and there are people people. This week’s mermaid is certainly a person who is passionate about people. She’s also a pretty stellar person herself. Barbara Butner, the executive director of Calm Waters, which provides free counseling for children experiencing a loss through death, divorce, deployment or incarceration, is a high vibe individual… Continue reading Meet Calm Waters Mermaid Barbara Butner