Category Gail Cawley Showalter

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.

Who Are You?

“You have forgotten who you are. Look inside yourself. You are more than what you have become. Remember who you are. Remember. . .”
– Mufasa speaking to Simba

ABC’s of Wisdom

“Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk.” — Doug Larson

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 Get Back On Track?

It is bound to happen. We find ourself off the track. We’ve lost our bearings and are unsure which way is up. When this happens it helps to have someone you trust, and who isn’t too close a friend or relative, to talk with. Life Coaching answers this need in so many ways.

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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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 self-awareness […]

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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.