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The Power of Decision

Last week’s Zip, Swing, and Leap event was an enlightening experience. The evening started with Carol recommending to each of the women to observe themselves and their experience, as that is the best way to learn from the activity. I was a floater coach, a supporter...

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Being Brave…Ready, Set, Go!

Harnessed by strong cables, I found myself in an unusual position high in the trees… facing upwards and glimpsing patches of blue sky.  A team of eight women had pulled me into this position and awaited  my decision to release the cord which would drop me...

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3 Beliefs to Find Peace in the Midst of Chaos

There are no guarantees that life will be serene and/or everyday will be smooth sailing therefore, the only thing we can control is our reaction to the inevitable bumps in the road. As a child, I can remember urging my mom to drive faster on certain roads so that I...

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Being Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

I believe that it’s important to become comfortable being uncomfortable. Let’s be honest, life is often uncomfortable! When was the last time you remember feeling uncomfortable? Do you have discomfort triggers? Do difficult conversations cause you to squirm in your...

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Life Lessons from Mom

In my daily review of Facebook yesterday, I saw a Youtube clip of Amy Grant, the singer, talking about her father who is in the throes of full-blown dementia. She had 3 tips for dealing with the care of an aging parent and her words stuck with me all day. The first...

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Stop, Look, and Listen to Re-Balance

Do you ever struggle with balance…at work or at home? What would a healthy, interdependent, relationship with your co-workers or your life partner look like? Interdependent may not be a word that we use very often, but I believe it holds the key to successful work and...

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Create Energy Synergy for Success

Have you ever set a goal with good intentions only to realize that weeks later you have made no progress? I know this has happened to me plenty of times. It wasn’t that I decided I didn’t want my goal any longer or it wasn’t worthwhile because it was. In fact, many of...

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The Hot Potato of Negative Thoughts

Are you in control of your thoughts or do your thoughts control you? I have long believed that we, as human beings, aren’t in control of much, but one thing we can most certainly control is our thoughts. A quick google search on books on this included titles such as...

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