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About Linda Ward

Linda Ward is a Life Coach who specializes in helping mature women with serious life challenges to find everyday happiness and a satisfying life. She zeros in on life after divorce, retirement transitions, and experiencing courage no matter the circumstances. Linda's professional background is Social Work and Counseling.
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When Is Letting a Friendship Go the Right Thing to Do?
3 weeks ago

When Is Letting a Friendship Go the Right Thing to Do?

By  •  Lifestyle

I was the friend that my close, long-time friend, let go. Fran and I met when our boys were preschool age, and in the same T-ball team. Years of meeting up for walks, coffee, and fun had come and gone. Even our husbands got along and enjoyed each other’s company…
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Begin a Challenge with the End in Mind
1 month ago

Begin a Challenge with the End in Mind

By  •  Lifestyle

Do you realize that most of us think with the end in mind? Remember when you began and completed a recent project? It could have been reorganizing your kitchen cupboards, finishing a quilt, or cleaning the house…
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Strong Independent Women Can and Do Find Love
2 months ago

Strong Independent Women Can and Do Find Love

By  •  Dating

I was single for 10 years after my divorce. During that time, I engaged in a lot of online dating. Many dates were what I called “one and done.” It wasn’t that I couldn’t relate to the male ego as a strong independent woman who made a very nice…
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You can Experience Everyday Happiness – Just Give It a Try!
2 months ago

You can Experience Everyday Happiness – Just Give It a Try!

By  •  Mindset

Has it been a while since you felt happy? Perhaps you think happiness is a “pie in the sky” kind of feeling that others have. The pandemic, health issues, job concerns, money, loss of loved ones, and so much more in life can bring times…
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Find Your Voice: 4 Ideas on How to Speak Up When You’re Afraid
3 months ago

Find Your Voice: 4 Ideas on How to Speak Up When You’re Afraid

By  •  Lifestyle

At around age 55 I found my voice. Previously, my voice was that of my husband, or my boss, and sometimes my adult children. I thought it would be best not to speak up with an opinion, and furthermore, I greatly doubted my opinion…
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Visual Dreaming for a Better 2021
4 months ago

Visual Dreaming for a Better 2021

By  •  Mindset

This is the time of year that I take out my magazines, gather my markers and glue, and begin to think about what I want in the New Year. For at least 5 years, I’ve been hosting a Vision Board Party for four or five of my girlfriends…
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An Abandoned Mom: 7 Ideas to Survive the Holidays, Birthdays, and Every Day
4 months ago

An Abandoned Mom: 7 Ideas to Survive the Holidays, Birthdays, and Every Day

By  •  Family

I have three wonderful moms in my immediate circle of friends who have been ghosted by their children. Dictionary.com defines ghosting as “the practice of suddenly ending all contact with a person without explanation.” The extreme…
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