perfect

Striving for Perfect? In January of 2017, I adopted a dog.  I hadn’t exactly planned to do it.  However, I hadn’t planned not to either. I offered to foster a dog during a snowy weekend when the local shelter was trying to get most of the dogs out into foster homes for a short time.…

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Who encourages you?

Who  Encourages You When You Leave Your Comfort Zone? You are venturing out into unknown territory. And yes, you are way out of your comfort zone. It’s a new stage in your life; as a newly wed, your first real job, as a new parent, transitioning to retirement, as an empty nester. You are full of…

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I Appreciate You!

Appreciation, Recognition and Inspiration May 2014 was a significant month for me. I left a  twenty year school counseling career in order to launch my own business of publishing children’s picture books with an empowering message and coaching clients to maximize their potential and follow their passion.   As I retired from my school counseling career,…

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Come as you are…because you are enough

What if it is possible you are enough, just as you are? Do you… ~feel like an impostor? ~worry that if others really knew you, they wouldn’t like you? ~have impossibly high standards for yourself and others? ~work hard to fit in and measure-up? What if it were possible… ~to let it all go? ~to…

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Can you Defy Gravity?

  Three Takeaways from Wicked, the Musical One of my favorite plays of all time is Wicked. I’ve seen it four or five times and have the T-shirt to prove it! I love laughing at the clever lines and humming the inspiring music. I eagerly anticipate the best part of the play when Elphaba the wicked witch sings…

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Ten ways to make the most of a conference

Make the Most of a Conference Do you love attending conferences that get you fired up and energized? Do you leave a conference and a few days later wonder where the momentum went? Do you wish you could bottle the information and energy of a great conference? Stephen Covey in his Seven Habits of Highly Successful…

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