Acknowledge vs Empower

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How often do you experience an emotion or situation and do everything within your power to ignore its effect on you?  If you are like me, this happens pretty regularly. Well, the truth is, it is nearly impossible to ignore the effects of our emotions and life situations.  …

Taxes are taxing. Rejuvite.

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It’s hard for me to believe, but the first quarter of the year is already in the books and taxes are due next week.  Hopefully, you are one of the lucky, non-procrastinators that filed their tax return long ago and have done something fun with the refund the …

Does Social Media Stymie You?

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I’m a social media newbie, but understand the value of it to increase awareness of my coaching and organizing businesses. To me, social media is daunting, confusing, inconvenient, and scary. My three biggest hurdles: Figuring out when to post on different social media accounts (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.). …

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Stress: How Meditation Can Help

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If you are at all familiar with my blog, you know I’m a big fan of meditation. To be honest, it took me a while to “get it.”  To understand how carving out only 10 minutes a day to meditate could indeed change how I felt, both physically …

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Communication: What could go wrong?

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“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”   George Bernard Shaw Oh my gosh, how many times has this been the case? There are so many ways to communicate these days, determining what kind of communication to use is key. Types …

Those darn distractions!

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“It’s so hard to get anything done with all these distractions.” Heard it. Felt it. Said it. Most workplaces are full of distractions, especially in the ever-increasing open office concept: Excessive noise (piped in music, printers, copiers, conversations, etc.) Lack of privacy (no more closing your office door) …

Life can be tough. Developing resilience is key.

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“Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back at least as strong as before.” Psychology Today. We’ve all probably experienced moments when we felt so strong, that we knew could take on any level of adversity. And other …

Ready to Spring Ahead?

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With snow on the ground today in Western Washington (although my crocus and tulips are poking through it) and over 18″ of snow over the last few days on the other side of the Cascades, “Spring” seems pretty far away.  Nonetheless, this Sunday morning we “spring forward.” I …

Why do we want to be like someone else?

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“Never compare your insides to everyone else’s outsides.” ― Anne Lamott Have you ever caught yourself thinking . . . “I want to be like Susie, she’s so organized.” “I want to be like Kathy, she has great hair.” “I want to be like Janet, she is an …

How do they make you feel?

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In case you missed it, Valentine’s Day was last week. (As Ellen said, if you didn’t know it was Valentine’s Day “you are either single or soon to be.”) For some people, Valentine’s Day is one of the most pressure-packed holidays of the year. Whether we are in …