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Self-Thrilled? How?

(Image by Sattva)  Self-Thrilled. I thought of this term when I felt a thrill in my body and realized this was our natural state. Open, alert, curious and happy for what might come next. Not the tight, hunched shoulders which my friend calls the “should’ers” and dreading what might come next. Yuck! What was I doing that made […]

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Please! Just Give Me The Frickin’ Cliff Notes!

Do you know if you need to cliff-note your lengthy talking?   “You know how to cliff note, don’t cha? Just put your lips together and glue.” As a reformed over-talker (almost), here are the warning signs that you need to cliff-note so that the person you are talking “at” doesn’t want to jump off a […]

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Moms of Ages – Why a Week Off?

Moms Of All Ages…Why A Week Off? Are you doing all of this? Plus, a job outside of the home? Food distribution Clothing, clean and dirty Chauffeur Service Education Advisor Household looks Money Management, and most important: A Listening Ear, Laughter, Security and the “Owie Angel How in hell could you possibly entertain the thought […]

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But I Hate Goals! – Try this.

Being a career ‘newbie’ in the 70’s and 80’s, it was the culture to set goals and declare them out loud to all you met.   If not, people would shake their heads…”too bad” and worry you were “not ambitious”. Every sales meeting, job interview and job performance review I was a part of, used the […]

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Privacy? Can you be okay with everything you’ve done?

  (Photo by Stuart Miles)                After watching the movies CitizenFour and The Fifth Estate (about whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Julian Assange) and how nothing can be private anymore, I got to thinking. How can I live with that? First and foremost, no matter what your opinion is of […]

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Conred: “Really, you’re going to wear Spandex?”

Conred, King of Comparison: “Really, you’re going to wear Spandex?” Me: “Shut up! What else would you wear to work out in? Anyway, what’s wrong with me wearing Spandex?” Conred: “After all these years, you still have to ask me that? With that belly?” Me: “Listen, Conred, I‘m over you. I don’t compare anymore. I’m […]

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First Say “yes”, then figure it out…Yikes I’ve done it this time!

A wise person once told me, “Always say ‘yes’ to a challenging request, and figure it out later.” I have followed that advice through the years and it has proved 3 things: It has never been boring… Humor and Synchronicity helps you along… and, Confidence grows a wee bit more. Never boring: My most recent […]

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Silent Parenting Workshop – November 2014

Join me November 15th in Anacortes, Washington for a Silent Parenting Workshop. Silent Parenting Series: Identifying Unique Skills Workshop In this Silent Parenting class you will identify your unique skills and passions so you can teach your child to do the same. No matter what challenges your child faces, they are born with a unique core to get […]

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