Category Archives: children

I Talk – BECAUSE WHAT MATTERS IS FAMILIES!

I talk about my father, my mother, my brothers, my sister, not to impress, not for notoriety; nor to hear myself talk.  I talk so I don’t forget.   I talk so my children will talk and my grandchildren will talk to continue the … Continue reading

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Seasons: My Pursuit of Happiness

In my journey, what I thought would make me happy, led me to quick fixes which caused me to deal with the shame of not being fulfilled.   I turned to men to find a man.  I turned to alcohol to … Continue reading

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THE LITTLE GIRL IN ME – SEASONS

When I was a little girl, I was so good, But when I became a woman, I was bad. When I was a little girl, I was so sweet, But when I became a woman, I was mad. I lived … Continue reading

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Is Exercise a punishment?

Is Exercise a punishment? Not According to Michelle May, M.D. in her January 2012 Am I hungry newsletter, we need to exercise for health, not punishment.  Read Dr. May’s advice: “Don’t make the mistake of exercising to earn the right … Continue reading

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BLINDS SPOTS – Part II: We prefer fantasy instead of the pain of reality.

Does that make sense? Read the following scenario. There was a woman who left her husband after years of emotional abuse.  She had been in and out of counseling for years.  Each time she left her husband, she returned, hoping … Continue reading

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Coaching is about walking beside others!

“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world and you … Continue reading

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Parents – Take a breather – You’re on TimeOut!

We are living in a world that is demanding so much of our time.  Rush! Rush! Rush!  “I’ve got to get to work.”  “Whoops! Forgot, to pick up dinner.”  “Get up, William, you’re going to be late for school.”  “Come on … Continue reading

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How have Life’s Thumps challenged you?

When a potter bakes a pot, he checks its solidity by pulling it out of the oven and thumping it.  If it “sings,” it’s ready.  If it “thuds,” it’s placed back in the oven.  The character of a person is … Continue reading

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