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Come alive in 2016

Anything or anyone that does not bring you alive is too small for you. ~David Whyte   At the beginning of a year, it seems only natural to pause and take stock of our lives. We might ask ourselves variations of the following: Where am I? Where did I want to be this time last(read more)

Navigation tools for windy days

“We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.” —Dolly Parton   It is so easy to be blown by the wind, isn’t it? Lately, it feels like every day brings new hurricanes. Illness. Breakups. Paris. The San Bernardino shooting. Things that feel too big to bear. This Dolly Parton quote is one(read more)

Taking off the masks

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. ~ James Baldwin “You have quality relationships.” This is the second of my five Well Loved Woman Principles. So many of us have a lot of “relationships,” but when it comes to the quality of them … well,(read more)

I know my strengths; do you?

“Celebrate your victories! Be verbal about it. Haters will say you’re bragging, but those who love you will celebrate with you.” ~ Steve Maraboli “Celebrate your victories! Be verbal about it. Haters will say you’re bragging, but those who love you will celebrate with you.” ~ Steve Maraboli Last year I went to a luncheon(read more)

Strength By Design

I’ve said it before, and by gosh, I’ll say it again – don’t be afraid to toot your own horn. ~Emlyn Chand Just for a moment, imagine what it would be like if you really COULD promote yourself – with peace, with self-acceptance, with ease. To not feel guilty, embarrassed, or the need to diminish(read more)

A Woman of a Certain Age

For years, I wanted to be older, and now I am. ~Margaret Atwood Do you remember wanting to be older when you were young? I certainly do. I looked very young well into my 30s and hated being mistaken for a younger person. So, this memory makes me smile a bit… I wouldn’t mind being mistaken(read more)

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