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Be Clear

“We teach best what we most need to learn.” ~ Richard Bach, Illusions:The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah I am getting ready to facilitate a workshop on boundaries at the end of this month for Wholistic Woman Retreats. I became interested in leading this topic after...

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Feeling WHOLE

As the first scholarship recipient for Wholistic Woman Retreats, I want to say thank you. I could never repay the many blessings that I received from this experience.   I’d like to share my thoughts about the retreat using an acrostic of the word WHOLE because...

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Be Free … of Comparison

I began playing volleyball at the age of 13 and quickly became one of the top players and team captain through middle and high school. Playing sports enhanced my innate competitive drive and I began to view winning as the only option, both on and off the court. My...

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SCORE

It’s so nice to score 100%, and is a great target to aim for. When growing up, we focused on good grades. In relationships, we want to give 100%, and in business we want to be profitable so we can live a full and rich life. We want success and success means different...

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Quality Friends

It’s Saturday morning. I am the only one awake in my house and I’m so grateful to have this quiet time to sit down and get the thoughts swirling around in my head down on paper. I am a big believer in journaling.  I started this practice about eight years ago when I...

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Wholistic Woman Voices: A Signature Retreat Experience

In just a few short weeks, our signature overnight retreat will be here! This year the theme is Wholehearted Living, based on The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown. We asked two Wholistic Woman members, Pat and Gloria, to tell us the impact last year's retreat at...

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Sincerely Yours, Sandie

Anyone who knows me, knows I love nature and the lessons we learn from it. One of my favorite pastimes is gardening and how it offers such great analogies for life. When a new year enters, a practice I have come to love is to review the closing year as a farmer would...

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One Word for 2017

This quote (by one of my favorite authors) reminds us to fully embrace our 'You-ness' and be unique. How will you blend your special gifts, strengths, and experiences, to continue being a ‘one-of-a-kind’ person in 2017? I find that using a theme word for the year is a...

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Redefining Perfect

The other day I heard a country music song on the radio titled "Kill a Word" by Eric Church. In it he talks about all the words he'd like to get rid of in his life. He lists words like "never", "regret", "fear" and "hate". While I don't resonate with the word "Kill",...

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