Defining Moments Reveal Your True Self

Defining Moments Reveal Your True Self

Written by on May 22, 2017 in Self Awareness with 0 Comments

~ If I were to ask you to list the most defining moments in your life so far, what would you include … graduation, marriage, the birth of your children, possibly a traumatic event such as the loss of a loved one? Today I’d like to challenge your thinking a little by taking a closer […]

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Overcoming Our Inability to Say “No”

Overcoming Our Inability to Say “No”

Written by on May 15, 2017 in Breaking Barriers, Confidence with 45 Comments

~ Do you dread having to say no, even when you really want to? Have you ever made false or elaborate excuses or ignored a request hoping that the whole thing will just go away or that somehow the other person will get the message? While it is true that those who lean toward being […]

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Unmasking the Emotional Manipulators Among Us

Unmasking the Emotional Manipulators Among Us

Written by on May 8, 2017 in Emotional Mastery with 48 Comments

~ At 98 years young, my late grandmother-in-law was a charming and masterful manipulator, especially when it came to getting her grandson (my husband) to do chores around her house. He did a good job of feigning resistance during our weekly visits but eventually trudged outside to tackle the list of tasks. Then she’d wink […]

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The Problem of Settling for “Good Enough”

The Problem of Settling for “Good Enough”

Written by on May 1, 2017 in Confidence, Self Awareness with 23 Comments

~ Change is a constant theme in life. We set goals and pick inspiring words and themes to guide us through yet another year of striving to grow on our journey to become the person we believe we were meant to be. But as time passes, we may begin to doubt our dreams or simply […]

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Reflections on the Connection Between Attitude and Aging

Reflections on the Connection Between Attitude and Aging

Written by on April 24, 2017 in Breaking Barriers, Quotations with 20 Comments

~ How young do you feel? With age, we mature into adults who somehow manage to maintain sanity while juggling work, commitment overload, relationships, and task lists that have a way of taking on a life of their own. But maturing does not mandate growing old mentally or emotionally, in fact, it is possible to […]

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The Secret to Embracing Life’s Unexpected Detours

The Secret to Embracing Life’s Unexpected Detours

Written by on April 18, 2017 in Adaptability, Self Awareness with 18 Comments

~ If life has taught me anything it’s not to get too comfortable with where I am or the path I’ve mapped out for the future, because no one goes untouched by bumps in the road or unexpected detours. But just because we hit an unforeseen turn of events doesn’t mean we are powerless because […]

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