Category Gail Cawley Showalter

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 […]

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Hidden Treasures in Being Alone

Being Alone Need Not Be Lonely Most women feel alone from time to time. Single moms often feel lonely. It’s not the dream life. Difficulties and disappointments may be daily events. There are, however, some gems that can be polished when we are alone. I love the quote from Henrietta Mears, “God never put anyone […]

A Way to Make Your Life Better

An Online Course to Make Your Life Better My online course is simple and easy. It is a way for you to evaluate your own boundaries and see where you may need to go to create a better future.

Just As I Am

Power in Acceptance Some of us humans have very little trouble accepting others and their actions, even idiosyncrasies.  Some of us, however, have great difficulty accepting, even tolerating others. Wonder why? Of course, I think it is our personal natures-our personalities- that must be factored in when looking at why we can’t accept others just […]

2 Ways to Become Happy and at Peace with Yourself

You will discover a new way of relating to others that will prove to bring peace and harmony into your friendships as well as your family gatherings.

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Today is Higher Education Day

If you didn’t know it you might think that I think everyone needs a college degree. And you would be wrong. I do not think that. My husband and I together have six grown children and there is almost no higher education among them. They are doing very well.

How to Use Your Five Senses to Ease Your Stress

Ease Your Stress With Your Senses Stress over finances can affect your health. When you are stressed it is natural to seek comfort. We yearn to comfort ourselves through our senses—often in ways that do us harm. We over eat, eat the wrong foods, drink, smoke, or over work. We want to control our world. […]