Balance

Is this part of your vocabulary? Do you think often about what you *should* be doing? I had a great session with my therapist today. She encouraged me not to should so much. She suggested I replace that word with something else. For example: What would I like to do? What would you like to […]

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I am frustrated. I was hoping to get to a certain place, a level in my coaching business this week, and it’s not going to happen (or at least it is highly unlikely at this point). It isn’t for lack of effort, drive, creativity, and support from those around me. It’s a learning curve. There […]

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The older I get, the more people I care about who die, the more the balance seems to be shifting from most of my heart and mind being in this world to more of it being in the afterlife. My loved ones and I have experienced a lot of loss this summer. I get that […]

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I have been thinking about this question a lot. Especially since being diagnosed with moderate Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) in November 2013. Me? Mentally Ill? Really? Seriously? Yes. Though it has taken me awhile to get used to living with this label, I am not ashamed of it. I have known and loved people with […]

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One of my favorite movies, The Family Man, a modern-day It’s a Wonderful Life, gives the main character a glimpse if what his life would be like if he was married to his college sweetheart, with kids, living in a house in New Jersey, verses he “real” life as a single, wealthy business man, who lives […]

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Last year I was determined to get/stay in shape and shed weight. I even began and maintained, through July, a regular series/blog hop here called the Winter Shed, followed by the Spring Shed and eventually, the Summer Shed. It really helped me to be accountable to myself and the other women who participated. I shed […]

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