Heart Led Health by Coach Donna
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Greetings, friends!

Welcome to The You Evolution™!
We go to the depths of relevant, real-life, relational stuff. Stuff you can actually use to better yourself and in turn, your relationships. There’s no fluff here. No superficial, lukewarm posts.

I’m glad you’re here.

Donna Smaldone

Saturday / March 10 / 2018

Stuck like tar

Bubbles in a tar pit (by: Russel Ray Photos)
Bubbles in a tar pit (by: Russel Ray Photos)

For nearly 25 years, I was stuck like tar. Oh, how I thought I loved being stuck. Even put a big bow on it to show myself (and everyone else) how pretty it was. I blogged about being in love with being in love. Read the full story…

Sunday / February 25 / 2018

Out of hiding

Spring Fever selfie with Zeke in Boston (Feb 20, 2018)
Spring Fever selfie with Zeke in Boston (Feb 20, 2018)

I was 11 years old when I created the concept for my first book, determined to pour out my heart with fierce vulnerability and candor. I wanted to invite others to do the same, assuring them, “You’re not alone!” Likely, it was the true birthplace of The You Evolution™ Read the full story…

Sunday / February 18 / 2018

Margie’s story of transformation and hope

Chris & Colin are a huge part of Margie's WHY
Chris & Colin are a huge part of Margie’s WHY

Have you ever put all your emphasis on something simply because you thought you had to? As if you had no choice? Food. Booze. A relationship, perhaps? My friend Margie candidly divulges, “I’ve gained the sense of control I always wanted but never felt I had.” Read the full story…

Friday / June 16 / 2017

Deep dark truths

not hiding anymore. shine, baby, shine
not hiding anymore. shine, baby, shine

Whew….. I’ll admit it took a lot of courage for me to create this video. For years, I lived with a darkness inside, suffering, refusing to reach out to share my truth with those who love and cherish me most.
Read the full story…

Thursday / March 23 / 2017

Jack: dying for the one you love

His smile would charm even the most cantankerous. “How did you possibly put up with him for nearly 60 years?,” I lovingly nudged, inquiring of his bride. She lay there, dying in the hospital bed placed in her home to cradle her. The next door neighbor I had only just met. Unwittingly. Just days before she took her last breath.  Read the full story…