Empowerment Category

Six Words to One Story

Here’s an exercise for our creativity muscles: write a memoir in six words. No more, no less. Six words to tell a story. Hmmm. Lemme think about this for a bit… I first learned of this in Pam Grout’s new book, Art & Soul, Reloaded. As an example, she shares the story of Ernest Hemingway […]

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Transmuting Our Rants Into Raves

I love how many free video series are out there on a variety of learning topics! I’ll happily spend my time with many of these. The most recent ones I’ve seen in my email inbox teach about increased self-motivation, support for writing and publishing a book, and creating balance between work and home. Short and […]

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Own Your Truth

Assertiveness: the individual dance of finding our steps between strong-willed and compliant. As both an overall approach and within individual settings. Many of us have experienced the help of others offering encouragement for us to be more assertive when we’re struggling. They tell us we need to ask for help. To delegate. To let go […]

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Change Is Easy: Here’s A Fun Way to Begin.

Oh yikes, change. Talk about a loaded word. Change is good. Change is hard. I don’t wanna change. I really wish he/she would change. I’m ready for a change. Either way, change implies a separation. A gap between where I am here, and where I’m looking at over there. Crossing that distance can seem overwhelming. […]

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What I Learned on My Summer Vacation

A good vacation shakes up your routine. A great vacation reverberates into an upgraded internal routine upon your return. My amazing summer road trip with my hubby and dog was a really good vacation. It was wonderful to do some completely new things and to see some different sights together. We journeyed on a local […]

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