Category gail cawley

How to Know Yourself

So many of life’s troubles could be eliminated if we just recognized that each of us is distinctly different and it is okay. Many of our disappointments,our anger and jealousies could be avoided by understanding personalities.

Balancing Job and Family As Single Mom

A Balancing Act A job is something you do in exchange for money, usually. Money is something you use to feed, clothe, and provide shelter for yourself and your family. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Many of us make more out of the job than we should. We think it is our identity, our self-worth, and […]

How to Live Your Life So That You Are Free

Most of us want to believe that we live our lives in a fairly self-aware, consciously chosen fashion. Unfortunately, in the busyness and noise of our culture, that is often not the case. Self-awareness is a particular challenge for many women. (p. 29)

How to Survive Hating Your Job – Tips For Surviving a Job You Hate

By Jonathan Huie It is never fun to be in a job you don’t enjoy, and it is especially challenging during difficult economic times. Are there ways you can make your situation better? Yes there are. Here are ten tips to help you survive a job you hate… 1. Know that you actually do have […]

I Became an Author at a Young Age

I didn’t intend to be an author. Life gave me hints. When I was in the fifth grade we read little leaflets called “Weekly Readers.” Teachers worked them into the curriculum. I think they had a contest and we all wrote stories. I remember my story to this day.

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Priorities

Single mothers go to great lengths to provide for and protect their children often forgetting that if they aren’t healthy and strong their children will suffer as a result. Is taking care of your self a priority or is taking care of everyone else your priority? Setting priorities, for the single mom, may seem like straining spaghetti while you change a diaper.

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How to Get Reacquainted with Yourself

  Your Self Awareness A Message for Those Who Have Lost Identity It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.—Desiderius Erasmus Knowing your God-given Personality Style brings self awareness. With self awareness comes freedom. This requires an honest look in the mirror. It is crucial to […]

7 Steps for Setting Boundaries with Kids

They are established for protection and learning how to live life. Boundaries help your kids learn how to gain control of their own impulses.

What I Now Know Without a Doubt

Oh the turns the life path takes! Many moms raising their children alone didn’t see the drastic dip and curve coming. Some discovered they were pregnant without a husband or even a committed partner. Others suffer through unwanted divorces. Still others escape from abusive relationships.  Some lose their husbands in death. In each case, during the time […]

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How to Set Boundaries Without Sounding Arrogant

By Di Stalter How to Set Boundaries Without Sounding Arrogant Boundary setting can be a hard habit to start if you don’t know exactly how to do it. Most of us don’t want to come across as demanding, we simply need others to respect our wishes. Using these tips, you can learn to set boundaries […]