Positivity

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2 weeks ago

How to Guarantee Your Best First Impression

When I first started public speaking, part of my training was the constant reminder that you only have 30 seconds to make a positive impression and grab the audience’s attention. That training was about 30 years ago, and the timeframe…

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4 weeks ago

Bring Your Best Self to 2023

“How’s this for a New Year’s resolution?” I said to a dear friend, “I want to bring my best self to 2023.” “It sounds good,” she replied, “but what does it mean?” Hmm. Good question. One’s best self could mean many things…

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2 months ago

Reflections Before Resolutions in the New Year

It will soon be that time on our calendars when making our New Year’s resolutions come front and center. And I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love it! My family will tell you I become obnoxiously giddy this time of year. I’m like a sprinter…

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5 months ago

How to Align Your Home with Your Heart

Your home is intended to be your friend and safe place – comfortable and easy to be around, as well as a support to face the stress and tension beyond the front door. It is meant to be a personal, nourishing space where you…

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5 months ago

A Life-Transforming Question: What Will I Be Brave About Today?

Nothing seemed to be going right. My Internet gave up in the middle of a Zoom meeting, my dog – a rescue mutt still learning the house rules – peed on a freshly washed towel hanging over a chair, and the work gig I was so confident…

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5 months ago

What If a “Little Crazy” Is Just What You Need?

The season of fall stirs up our love-hate relationship with change. After this particular topsy-turvy summer, we’d love to return to some familiar and comfortable routines. But as the days are shorter and the nights are longer, fall reminds us…

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6 months ago

Reaping Good Results from Quitting Negative Behaviors

In a bit of a recycle of information, I ran across a post I wrote in 2018. Four years ago. I wrote it thinking about the woman I would like to be in my “older” age, like 80s and 90s. It was a list of things I would quit doing to make my life more intentionally…

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6 months ago

The Essence of Being Authentically Visible

How can we not be authentic? We are who we are. If, somehow, we are not showing our true selves, isn’t that who we are being? This is exactly who we are, in this place and in this time right now. Previously, I had never understood what it meant to be authentic…

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8 months ago

5 Things I Do to Change Negative Self-Chatter – You Can Try Them Too!

Self-talk or chatter is a tricky thing. There are so many layers to what we think and say, how we treat people, and how we treat ourselves. Did you know that every single day, we speak 7,000 words out loud, on average? The real question is, how many…

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8 months ago

Jane Goodall’s Five Reasons for Hope and One More from Me

Some days I want to cry out in the words of the 1960s Broadway play Stop the World, I Want to Get Off. The overwhelming problems that face humanity sometimes seem too big to handle. Recently, I needed an extra dose of inspiration…

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