Category developing your strengths

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3 Tips to Keep from Tripping Up

Potholes are ugly nuisances and can really make travel unpleasant. Life can be like a rough road. Pot holes and bumps make it difficult to see ahead. I know. I’ve hit my share of those ugly things. So what can you do to make your path a little smoother?

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Single Moms YOU ARE LOVED

When you go home to your children and/or grandchildren I want you to know that you are loved.

SMORE is a group of women whose goal is for Single Moms to be Overjoyed, Rejuvenated, and Empowered. And that is what I pray for you.

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Why Identifying Strengths Makes Sense

Concentrating on your strengths will bring power into everything you do. Most of us do not know what our strengths are

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How to Make a Great First Impression

What statement are you making? What impression do you make on the world around you? “Reputation is critically important, so consciously define and protect it at every turn. You may have a hard time undoing damage you have already done, but you can sure stop yourself from continuing to hurt yourself from this moment forward […]

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How Chaos Can Shape Your Life Changes

Find the Message in the Chaos There is usually a message in the chaos. Not the chaos in Denver, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Portland, Oakland and New York after the presidential election. I’m referring to the chaos that comes to each of us. Internal confusion and racket in the brain drives me to tears. Conflicting thoughts, chronic […]

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3 Traits of Highly Empowered Women and How They Will Help You Too

Traits of Empowered Women An empowered woman knows her strengths and how to exercise them. She believes in the power of her strengths. She works hard and remains focused. Know Your Strengths Empowered women know themselves well. They are aware of both their strong traits and their personal weaknesses or challenges. Empowered women use their […]

People Pleaser Reminder: Someone else's thoughts and desires do not require a change in your own beliefs or another item on your to-do list.

How to Know if You Are a People Pleaser

Are You a People Pleaser? You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage—pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically-to say ‘no’ to other things. And the way to do that is by having a bigger ‘yes’ burning inside. – Stephen Covey Setting priorities means setting boundaries. Yes, that same old subject again—boundaries. I want […]

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How Shame Steals Your Power

  Is Shame Stealing Your Power? Shame is the most powerful, master emotion. It’s the fear that we’re not good enough. – Brené Brown “Shame on you!” was something we said when I was a kid. Of course we had no idea, really, what we were saying or that we were putting the other person […]

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How to Avoid Disruptions in Your Bliss

3 ways to Have More Bliss My goal is to empower women, all women. I know what it is to lose your bliss. There have been times when fear overcame me and I didn’t know which way to turn.  Usually I was overwhelmed with my own thoughts. Blame was easier than forgiveness. Spewing my mental […]

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How well do you know yourself?

Know Yourself There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.” -Benjamin Franklin  Seems simple, right? You look in the mirror everyday and you recognize your face. You think you know yourself. I think that self-awareness is a spiritual process and often takes a lifetime. Some will tell you that […]