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I am a transformation author and coach, blogger, publisher, artist and chief evangelist at Emotionally Resilient Living. I write about the power of emotional resilience and how to put you "unapologetically" in charge of your life.

Reflections on Gratitude in the Face of Adversity

Written by on September 18, 2017 in Adaptability, Emotional Mastery, Quotations with 0 Comments
Reflections on Gratitude in the Face of Adversity

Gratitude is one of the few feel-good concepts that even the most ardent naysayers of “positive thinking” are inclined to give a nod of approval. Aside from its virtuous character, there’s no shortage of scientific evidence that grateful people are happier, more resilient to stress, experience greater empathy, improved sleep and enhanced self-esteem. What’s not […]

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Year-End Goals: It’s Not Too Late to Create Something Remarkable!

Written by on September 11, 2017 in Self-Awareness, Sense of Purpose with 21 Comments
Year-End Goals: It’s Not Too Late to Create Something Remarkable!

~ We all love stories about overcoming, especially the everyday hero, who rises above their challenges to come from behind, arms stretched to the sky with joy as they cross the finish line. How would it feel if YOU could end this year on that kind of a high note? If you are not the […]

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Have You Ever Considered All The Things You Take For Granted Every Day?

Written by on September 5, 2017 in Accountability, Self-Awareness with 27 Comments
Have You Ever Considered All The Things You Take For Granted Every Day?

~ Last week I found myself ruminating over all of the things that I take for granted, like when I decided to treat myself to a 30-day break during the month of August. There was the road trip around my new home state of Oregon, and lots of hiking. Then there were the work projects, […]

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Every Once In A While You Need to Disconnect

Written by on July 28, 2017 in Self-Care with 0 Comments
Every Once In A While You Need to Disconnect

~ If there’s one thing that really frustrates me it’s finding an interesting looking blog with no new posts. So if you’ve found your way to Emotionally Resilient Living you should know that I am taking a break to work on a couple of important projects that I’ll be introducing next month, which means this […]

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Making Healthy Self-Talk Work For You

Written by on July 24, 2017 in Emotional Mastery, Self-Awareness with 34 Comments
Making Healthy Self-Talk Work For You

~ Today we’re going to explore the surprising benefits of that endless stream of mental chatter known as self-talk, the ongoing narrative that represents the world in your head. Let’s be honest, outside of occasional reminders to think this / not that in an attempt to stay positive, most of us leave our inner dialogue to […]

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The Easy Part is Knowing What to Do. The Hard Part is Doing It

Written by on July 17, 2017 in Breaking Barriers, Self-Awareness with 40 Comments
The Easy Part is Knowing What to Do. The Hard Part is Doing It

~ Obtaining knowledge, finding out what you need to do to accomplish a goal, is available in every form imaginable if you’re willing to do a little research. The fact is, knowing has become the easy part; the hard part is accomplishing something with that knowledge. Knowledge is potential power. It becomes power only when, […]

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