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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.

The Gift of a Grateful Heart

Written by on November 20, 2017 in Self-Awareness, Sense of Purpose with 1 Comment
The Gift of a Grateful Heart

~ A grateful heart shifts focus from ourselves to other people and circumstances as we humbly acknowledge their contribution to our lives. Feels good just thinking about it, doesn’t it? But gratitude can be tricky at times depending on how you choose to define it because after all you were not born grateful, it is […]

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Are Others Resisting Your Efforts to Grow?

Written by on November 6, 2017 in Breaking Barriers, Emotional Mastery with 35 Comments
Are Others Resisting Your Efforts to Grow?

~ Whether we are consciously aware of it or not we tend to live in “flocks” otherwise known as peer groups. It is the nature of those in a peer group to enjoy many of the same activities and interests, over time group standards becoming the acceptable norm. So when someone, let’s say you, musters […]

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Are You Giving Away Your Time?

Written by on October 19, 2017 in Accountability with 41 Comments
Are You Giving Away Your Time?

Time management is not a topic I normally dip my toes into, so allow me to declare up front that I am no “expert” when it comes to systems, strategies or recommending the latest and greatest gadget for organizing your life. But then it’s not like there’s a shortage of advice on this topic. Thousands […]

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Who Gets To Decide What’s Impossible?

Written by on October 12, 2017 in Breaking Barriers with 12 Comments
Who Gets To Decide What’s Impossible?

What if I hit an impossible place? What if there is really no way to succeed at what I’m attempting? That quotation is from my last post where I shared thoughts on the power of perspective and a wonderful book, The Little Things: Why You Really Should Sweat The Small Stuff.  The idea of hitting […]

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Assertiveness: The Key to Building Mutual Respect

Written by on October 9, 2017 in Accountability, Emotional Mastery with 18 Comments
Assertiveness: The Key to Building Mutual Respect

Your habitually late friend has yet again left you waiting and ruined plans for the evening. It’s frustrating and hurtful, but you’ve given up trying to fix your friend so you suck it up and let it go. Your mother volunteers you to help with a fundraiser at church. You are already up to your […]

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Perspective: Sometimes You DO Need to Sweat the Small Stuff!

Written by on October 5, 2017 in Self-Awareness, Sense of Purpose with 23 Comments
Perspective: Sometimes You DO Need to Sweat the Small Stuff!

Your perspective is yours alone. You own it. No one can change it or diminish it without your permission. YOU can CHOOSE how to see things. While others see certain circumstances as the end of the road, you can decide it is only the beginning. ~Andy Andrews ~ You have the power to choose how […]

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