Category Archive for 'Spiritual & Emotional Care'

A friend posted a question on Facebook today that gave me an idea for my February blog post. The topic is super timely considering today is Valentine’s Day – a day all about relationships. The inquiry was, “If you and someone do not talk for whatever reason and they do not even comment or hit […]

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Several months ago I read a column by life coach Mel Robbins in Success Magazine that made me both smile with self-righteousness and rankle with guilt. In the article, Mel recounts a personal story of a relative standing her – and her very excited child – up for a playdate without calling to let them know, “Hey, don’t […]

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Several months ago I subscribed to Netflix as one of the apps on my iPad. Since it’s so portable, I can take it with me to do a number of things around the house and elsewhere like sorting laundry/mail or enjoying lunch while I catch up on movies and past TV programs I have not […]

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This is a story quite literally about baby steps. Recently, as I was leaving a large church service on the way to the parking lot, I walked up on the littlest of girls in a hot pink jacket, pastel pink summer dress and some new white walking shoes. She was so adorable – maybe only […]

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Let’s face it, every one of us adults made it to the age we are by way of the rocky dirt road called “The Teenage Years.” For all but a rare few of us, we changed our hair, our clothes, our friends and decided on our values during this period. As our parents can tell, […]

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A few weeks ago we aired a show entitled, “Battling Bullies” on Working Knowledge Radio  Show in the wake of the suicides of Tyler Clementi and Asher Brown resulting from bullying. The show covered key tips on how to stand strong in the face of people who don’t like you and who demean you. But […]

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The late Michael Jackson’s song You’re Just Another Part of Me, about sums it up. Each one of us is part of a larger race – the human race. Inclusive thinking reminds us to treat others with the same respect, dignity and concern as we’d like to enjoy. However, as the Institute for Inclusion cites, […]

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Sometimes, I like really being alone. Okay, a lot of times I like being alone. Something about peace and solitude recharges the borderline INTJ-ENTJ in me. Alas, “No man is an island,” – the famous quote by author John Donne yet rings true. Being around other people is essential to our well-being as humans. It’s […]

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As a follow-up to my April blog post, I wanted to provide a list of helpful resources. Help? Help? You may ask. Who needs help? Ever since we tied our first shoe laces, most of us have this little voice inside that screams, “Let me do it myself! I can DO it myself!” whenever someone […]

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Great question. In our 24/7 society, practically everything and everyone is plugged into some form of always-on connection. It’s easy to be in a state of constant overstimulation from information overload. To keep a healthy balance between work and personal life, it is important to establish boundaries for business. Creating boundaries is a concept popularized […]

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