Inspiration

We have all had amazing experiences, troubling times, and soul-searching moments. What builds character is how we channel and use those moments to become a better person and to help and inspire others. These blogs are meant to inspire reflection, to offer inspiration, and to encourage self-improvement. I encourage you to join this journey with me by sharing similar experiences.
Why Gratitude? It’s Healing!

Why Gratitude? It’s Healing!

It wasn’t until I met STACI DANFORD at a workshop and heard her story that I really started to understand the healing role of gratitude thinking in the brain. It was so powerful that I asked her to share her inspirational story in this blog. I especially enjoyed her...

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To Thine Own Self Be – Gracious

To Thine Own Self Be – Gracious

We all know that COVID-19 has proven to be a formidable adversary–causing the deaths of many and the destruction of businesses–leaving millions unemployed.  I am one of those casualties.  After 22 years of service, I was

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The Importance of Optimism During Difficult Times

The Importance of Optimism During Difficult Times

There is no side-stepping the difficulties people must endure during this time. It takes grit, optimism, and a plan to get beyond setbacks. Focus on what you can do to make your life better. The pendulum does swing, and things will get back to normal; however,it will be a different kind of normal, and

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Confidence Boost

Confidence Boost

Occasionally we all need a “confidence boost.” Consider our fifteen (15) tips when your confidence has been challenged. Share your tips as well.

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Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom

Wisdom encompasses so much that it is one of those qualities that is difficult to define; however, it is easy to recognize it. This page shares 15 thoughts on wisdom for you to ponder.

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Tabitha’s Healing Magic

Tabitha’s Healing Magic

It is no wonder that Randi Fine’s poster hit me in such a special way. It is almost as if Tabitha’s spirit directed me to a poster that reflects my mantra and shows she is still caring and present. The photo has an uncanny

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What You Learned in Kindergarten

What You Learned in Kindergarten

Are we making life too complicated? Take a moment to reflect on simpler times, and see if it can help you regroup and destress. Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 NY Times bestseller: “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in

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How Has Your Childhood Impacted Your Career Choice?

How Has Your Childhood Impacted Your Career Choice?

Has your favorite playtime or interest as a child impacted the career path you are following today? If there has been no connection, perhaps it is time there was. Many search and search and search for that meaningful career, and then find that it was based on a...

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The Inquisitive Word: Why?

The Inquisitive Word: Why?

My childhood was all about the “why” word. Perhaps that is why in my seminar presentations and written works I have a tendency to constantly “explain” things and not just give direct answers. I want to know (and I want you to know) why the answer is the answer or why...

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Knowledge Speaks, Wisdom Listens

Knowledge Speaks, Wisdom Listens

Wisdom is described as the quality or state of being wise and as having insights that go beyond the average person’s knowledge base. It comes with age; and it comes with experience. It is achieved by trying the unknown, learning from missteps, and valuing differing opinions. Wisdom is about learning from errors and recovering—not dwelling on them. It has a philosophical element, an

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