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Invisible…

Have you ever felt invisible? Life speeding past and you left unnoticed? Written deep within the hearts of all men and women is the desire to be recognized…to be known. Feeling invisible in life is different than hiding from life. It’s an ache…a pain…a disconnect. And yet interestingly it’s a disconnect not between you and […]


Supercharge Your Day…

Upon leaving for work one day this week, my husband called after me… “Make the world a better place today.” During the ride to work, those words seemed to hang in the air. How often do we begin our day three steps ahead…I have this to do, I have to complete this, this matter can’t […]


Spring Cleaning….Your To Do List?!…

There are times when our to do lists can feel a bit like a boa constrictor. Little by little zapping our energy and zest for the day ahead. Just as the seasons are changing and we begin to think about spring cleaning…why not spring clean your to do list? Books and articles to read…emails, texts, […]


Lil’ Bits Are Meant to be Shared…

Perhaps I have told this before – but today with a new twist. I have a large, musical family – yes, imagine the old television show Partridge family come to life. Everyone had a voice and or an instrument. I tried…I really tried…the piano, the violin, even the ukulele. I never made Glee Club like […]


The Shout of Self-Doubt…

A trip to the dentist. “Mr. Dentist, something is wrong with my right jaw. It’s painful.” “I don’t see anything on the x-ray – just a little inflammation. Maybe your gums are sore. Try this antiseptic rinse. You will be all better in 3 days.” Introduction….Self Doubt. You are just being whiny. Toughen up. Sore gums? […]


Suggesting and Communication Breakdown…

You have had a long day….you are feeling tired and frustrated.  It seems everything at work went wrong that day…your computer had a virus that made the internet painfully slow…you accidentally shredded important notes for a presentation you were writing…it’s storming and you forgot your umbrella and your car is parked 3 blocks away…you also […]


Me? I Choose to Use A Pencil…

I’m a planner geek. I love personal planners, A5 planners, mini planners. I love all the stickers, fancy pens, and embellished paper clips that make planning so fun…it’s a cross between planning and scrapbooking. But one bit of wisdom I’ve learned as I look to my day, week or months ahead… Expectation or Acceptance? I […]


Obstacles, Stepping Stones and Marching UP?! …

My quote board reads this week… “Obstacles can be turned into stepping stones.” This wisdom was shared with me by one of my clients who has taken this attitude to move forward in a life that has been punctuated by hard times. And then another client added her understanding to the quote with this question… […]


Allow That One Word to Find You…

2017 has arrived… But what about 2016? Did your resolutions get lost somewhere along the way? Your past does not have to define the present. Motivation science outlines why it is difficult to keep resolutions, but offers hope for setting achievable goals (see linked article). But what about a different way to ring in the […]


Lights of Hope…

I have noticed many more Christmas lights decorating the outside of homes and businesses this year…maybe I am just more aware. Net lights, bulb lights, white lights, multicolored lights, flashing lights, and my personal favorite this season – projector lights- the easy way to decorate…lighting up whole buildings and homes and even surrounding trees and […]



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