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Elaina is now on pace to have her best year, yet selling multiple homes per month. If you find yourself in the market to buy or sell a home, look no further than Elaina Musleh. Her professionalism and determination most certainly make her the best choice to assist you in making the right move. “I am a Realtor, and a match maker. I introduce people to homes until they fall in love, then I help them tie the knot.” –Elaina Musleh

Elaina Musleh is a native Hoosier who grew up in Carmel, Indiana and attended Carmel High School. Throughout her childhood she played competitive soccer for multiple clubs, regional teams, and the US Youth National Team before playing division 1 soccer for both the University of Kentucky and Ball State University. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Business, she decided to take her competitive nature from the soccer field to the sales field becoming a licensed real estate agent with the F.C. Tucker Company. She not only found herself opening up the front door to many homes but also the door to her dream career. Elaina began her real estate career under the guidance or her Aunt, Bif Ward. There she learned the ins and outs of the business before branching out on her own. As an F.C. Tucker professional, Elaina has produced results through her timeless hard work, expanding market knowledge, and exceptional client service.

"If you're ever looking for a real estate agent I highly recommend Elaina Musleh. As first-time home buyers Elaina walked us through the home-buying process, listened to what we were looking for in a home - showing us ones of Interest and not wasting our time with ones we would never be interested in. Elaina is knowledgeable, experienced and knows the Hamilton County area extremely well. So if you are looking to buy, or sell, we highly recommend you give Elaina Musleh a call and let her help you find your dream home - we certainly did!" –Katie Snyder "This was my first time buying a home, which alone can be scary. Elaina made this entire process a breeze. If I had questions or concerns she was always there to answer them and is always on top of things. If you’re looking for someone who honestly loves her job and respects her clients, I highly recommend her!" –Joslin Bronnenberg

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The 3 Steps to Actualizing Your Potential Life coaching assists clients in taking their lives to the next level. I help clients set goals that they have wanted to address but have not put into place because they seem unachievable or Carol Juergensen Sheets daunting. Together we set up strategies as we work towards the achievement of their dreams. Many times, we have to start the work by changing the client’s self-perception of herself so that she can use her personality strengths to accomplish her goals. We must address the internal work so that we can accomplish the external work. This requires that I work with my clients to change how they see themselves or how they envision the world. Often, they will have certain beliefs about themselves that hold them back from seeing their own potential. They will want to accomplish a goal but secretly they will negate their efforts or abilities. Again, this requires a major shift in what they believe about themselves and the world around them. So, when you think about changing your life and taking it to the next level, is your head in the right place to KNOW your strengths and BELIEVE that life is going to support you? Are you willing to do the work and create the steps to make your life happen?

How Do You View Yourself? As you are reading this, do you have something that you would like to change or accomplish? What are your strengths that could contribute to achieving your goals? Could you write down your strengths in the form of an affirmation? It might look like: I am an intuitive and resourceful person who will find the time to finish writing my book! Or, my compassion and love of animals will be the

motivators for returning to veterinary school and becoming a vet!

How Do You View the World? Can you hold the belief that your higher power, God, or the universe will support you? In other words, do you have an inner knowing that the world wants great things for you and that life is going to support you in your endeavors?

Are You Willing to Do What It Takes? Stretching out of your comfort zone and trying something new requires diligence and discipline. Are you willing to carve out 2 extra hours a day to attend to your strategies and action plan to complete your goal? Are you ready to ask people to assist you in your dreams? Are you committed to making the sacrifices in your life to get to the next level? If you have difficulty with any of the steps above, you might want to consider applying some of the techniques to strengthening your belief system about yourself, your life and your world. Write out 50 personality strengths that you possess and post them obvious places like your medicine cabinet, your computer screen, your car visor on the refrigerator. Look at yourself in the mirror and remind yourself that you are amazing, gorgeous, brilliant etc. Repeat several times a day that life loves you, or life has your back or that God is preparing the journey just for you. And lastly, decide what structural changes that you will need to make to start this process of actualizing your goals. Begin to get up earlier, or mentor with someone who does what you want to do. Ask people for support! When you begin to work it, it creates momentum and it starts the process to create the life you deserve!

Carol Juergensen Sheets LCSW PCC is a psychotherapist and personal life coach. She does motivational speaking and empowerment trainings locally and nationally. To find out more about her services--contact her at www.carolthecoach.com or call her at 317 218-3479. You can watch Carol the Coach segments on WTHR’s Channel 13 Wednesdays @ 12:50PM. 8

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Say What?

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Can your child hear?

It’s not a question most of us ponder, until the third time we ask them to pick up their toys! But in May, which is “Better Hearing and Speech Month”, it is a good time to think about it.

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irst of all, if your child was born in Indiana, it’s very likely that they have already had their first hearing test. The Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program (EHDI for short) manages Newborn Hearing Screening in hospitals across the state, and screens 98% of Hoosier babies in the hospital shortly after birth. It happens right along with the “heel stick” test, and is managed through the Health Department. Many people are not aware that a difference in hearing is the most common concern at birth, and much more likely than many of the other issues addressed in screening. As a parent, you would have received a simple report: your child “passed” or is “referred” which means more testing is needed.

ontrary to popular belief, most people with hearing loss can still “hear”. Typically hearing losses affect higher pitched sounds, and often the loss only impacts softer tones. But if you can’t hear the speech sound “s” unless it is right next to your ear, it might not just mean that you grow up with a “lisp” – it could mean that you have trouble understanding the grammar of plurals (“kite” vs “kites”) and possessives (“Rick” vs “Rick’s”). Many people are “deaf” in just one ear, which can be a problem listening in noisy places (like classrooms) and can lead to academic problems. And finally, many hearing losses are “progressive” and get worse over time. As many as 50% of children who have hearing losses by Kindergarten had normal hearing at birth.

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o what to do? First, if your baby was referred for further hearing testing, be sure to follow through! But later on, watch for these warning signs, and talk to your doctor if your child:

• babbles with only a few sounds • is slow to develop spoken words • doesn’t respond to you, especially in a noisy environment • often or repeatedly says “what?” or “huh?” when you give a direction • has trouble figuring out who is talking around the dinner table • has persistent speech errors past 4 years of age • has frequent middle ear infections • turns up the TV

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very parent knows how crazy those first few weeks are with a newborn. You come home with so much paperwork – not to mention all the other hospital paraphernalia! While you are sleep deprived and worried about feeding and diapers, the hearing screening follow-up is easy to overlook. Amid the insurance and hospital billing, subsequent notices can go in the “circular file” without a second thought. Even if you see them, if your baby wakes to a screaming older sibling or the barking dog, you know they can hear, right?

njoy all the wonderful sounds ofAfter May in Indiana – from the birds singing to the 500 Race! And be sure your child can, too!

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Teri Ouellette, MS Ed, LSLS Cert AVEd, President St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf

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May 2018 April 25 – May 13 Wicked at Old National Centre. Back

by “Popular” demand. Variety calls Wicked "a cultural phenomenon,” and it continues to break box office records and sell out in record time. Winner of over 100 international awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards, Wicked is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” (The New York Times). Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One—born with emerald green skin—is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for "the most complete—and completely satisfying—new musical in a long time" (USA Today).

Saturday, April 28 Mutt Strut at Speedway. The fifteenth

edition of The Greatest Spectacle in Dog Walking returns to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway! Come and see why NUVO readers have voted Mutt Strut Indy’s best charitable event five years in a row, and help IndyHumane care for thousands of homeless animals in Central Indiana by registering today! In addition to the fun of walking around the historical 2.5-mile oval with your best four-legged friends, you’ll have the opportunity to visit with our sponsors, see some great demonstrations, and much more!

April 28 – August 28 Summer Concert Series at Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park. Visit https://www.whiteriverstatepark. org/venue/farm-bureau-insurance-lawnat-white-river-state-park/ for the concert schedule.

Now until May 26 A Beef & Boards: Singing in the Rain

An MGM movie classic-turned musical and a singin’, dancin’, romantic romp through Hollywood’s golden age! Great songs include "Good Mornin," "Make 'em Laugh," "Singin' in the Rain" www.beefandboards.com

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Wednesday, May 2, 11:30 am – 1:00pm Network of Women in Business (NOWIB) - Southside Lunch Special Interest Group at Bar Louie in Greenwood. Join in for a casual conversation and networking with NOWIB members and guests. www.nowib.com

Wednesday, May 2, 12:00pm – 1:30pm One Zone (Carmel & Fishers Chamber) Young Professionals Leadership Series Luncheon: Emplifyan Entrepreneurial Success Story

at Eddie Merlot's. How do you go from humble business beginnings in a college dorm room to being named one of Inc. Magazine’s “30 Under 30 World’s Coolest Entrepreneurs?” Or from web designer to nationally-recognized expert and speaker on employee engagement? And how do two young entrepreneurs build a multimillion dollar business that helps one million employees do the best work of their careers? Want the details of this this powerful success story? Join for lunch and this inspiring program featuring local entrepreneurs Santiago Jaramillo and Adam Weber, Co-Founders of Emplify. www.onezonecommerce.com

Thursday, May 3, 9:00am – 11:00am Successful Women Made Here Monthly Event Join the monthly events

with a notable businesswoman, training, and mastermind session to help solve your challenges and share your triumphs at 250 W. 96th St. www.SuccessfulWomenMadeHere.com

Saturday, May 5, 7:30am Indy 500 - OneAmerica 500 Festival

Mini-Marathon You could say the City of Indianapolis is a little obsessed with fast races and massive sporting events. This passion for speed and sport is why the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon is one of the nation’s largest half marathons (and has been for 20+ years). On the first Saturday of May, 35,000+ runners, joggers, walkers and wheelchair racers, including American running icon Meb Keflezighi, will take over the streets of downtown Indianapolis for The Greatest Spectacle in Running – the Indy Mini.

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Calendar of Events Wednesday, May 9, 7:30 am – 9:00am Network of Women in Business (NOWIB) – Northside Breakfast Group at La Peep in Carmel. Join in for a

casual conversation and networking with NOWIB members and guests. www.nowib.com

Wednesday, May 9, 11:30am One Zone (Carmel & Fishers Chamber) May All County Luncheon

at Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center. Four Hamilton County mayors. One stage. And…one unique opportunity to hear from: Mayor Jim Brainard, Carmel; Mayor Scott Fadness, Fishers; Mayor John Ditslear, Noblesville; Mayor Andy Cook, Westfield. Join for this unique opportunity to hear a discussion of issues facing their cities and where they think we’re headed. Hosted by the Hamilton County Chambers of Commerce.www.onezonecommerce.com

Thursday, May 10, 11:30am – 1:00pm Network of Women in Business (NOWIB) - Northside Lunch Special Interest Group at Buca di Beppo at

6045 East 86th St. Join in for a casual conversation and networking with NOWIB members and guests. www.nowib.com

Thursday, May 10, 6:00pm Girls Night Out at Indiana Repertory

Theatre. Join the Indiana Repertory Theatre for our second annual Girls Night Out event. Grab a group of friends and enjoy a night of shopping, local libations, bites and more! The event will conclude before the IRT’s hilarious season closer Noises Off. Event begins at 6 pm, with performance at 7:30 pm.

Monday, May 14, 7:30pm Methodist Hospital Task Core Fundraiser at the Indianapolis Museum

of Art. Methodist Hospital Task Core is hosting author of "Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic". Lecture is at 7:30 pm (tickets $50.00). Author's

reception including beverages & hors d'oeuvres at 6:30pm (tickets $100.00 Includes lecture). Books available for sale after lecture; author will sign. All profits go to Methodist Hospital

Tuesday, May 15, 11:30am – 1:00pm Network of Women in Business (NOWIB) -Downtown Lunch Special Interest Group at Tavern On South, 423 W. South St, Indy. Join in for a casual conversation and networking with NOWIB members and guests. www.nowib.com

Thursday, May 17, 4:00 – 6:00pm National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) – May Circle for Learning at Frost Brown Todd. This informal after hours opportunity will enable you to meet and greet with Corporate Partners and Members in a structured but easygoing atmosphere. www.nawboindy.org

Saturday, May 19 – Sunday, May 20 48th Annual Broad Ripple Art Fair at

Indianapolis Art Center. Kickoff the summer festival season with the OneAmerica Broad Ripple Art Fair! Presenting art by more than 200 artists and artisans, and oneof-a-kind experiences, Indy’s Art Fair is a nationally ranked, highly selective, juried art fair. Ticketholders get to enjoy 2-day admission to incredible art, non-stop live music and performance, fantastic food, Sun King Brewery beer and Mallow Run Winery wine, artist demonstrations and interactive art activities for people of all ages! Celebrate the richness of Indianapolis arts community with us!

Wednesday, May 23, 11:30 am – 1:00pm Network of Women in Business (NOWIB) - Broad Ripple Lunch Special Interest Group at Binkley’s. Join

in for a casual conversation and networking with NOWIB members and guests. www.nowib.com

Are you a woman’s organization or having an event just for women? Are you a non-profit organization with a special event? Email info@indymetrowoman.com and send us the details for our monthly calendar by the 5th of each month for the following month’s issue. You can also go to www.indymetrowoman.com and post your event on our community calendar. Please say “I found it in Indy Metro Woman Magazine!” Thanks!

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