Category Gail Cawley Showalter

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.

Know Yourself-Know Your Children

Personality Profiles ReviewBy Tomas Kuracina Personality types are favorite topic of many people. Knowing about them and applying this knowledge in every-day life is a sign of successful person. I’ll do a review for you about this, why it is important, what are the benefits and I’ll give you basic description of four main personality […]

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Parenting a Child Not Like You-Intro

“Becoming the Parent Your Child Needs” is a course for parents who are raising a child that behaves so differently from them they don’t know how to relate to the child.

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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 […]

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Personality Predicaments Solved with Enneagram

Understanding Yourself Brings Personal FreedomA Highly Important Resource I Use as a Life Coach Ages ago at a family reunion my cousin,  Katherine, tried to get me interested in the study of personalities. I thought if was fun but didn’t take it seriously. Fast forward twenty years and I was trained in the study of […]