Category overcoming past abuse

How to Find Your Joy by Changing Your Story

We all have a story, how we perceive our lives, our experiences. It is what you tell others about your life. It is how you see your life. It’s your angle or “take” on how things have played out for you.

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How to Find Your Joy Through Forgiveness

I know that when it comes to personal and deep heartfelt hurt from those we expect better it is extremely difficult to forgive.

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How Has Abuse in Childhood Effected Your Adult Life?

When I coach women who suffered sexual abuse as a child I see women who are carrying the weight of a wound that has left life-long scars.

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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 […]

I Am Woman – Hear Me Roar

You Are Woman “So many women spend their lives playing small. I call it ungodly contentment. We find a safe little corner in the world and spend our days maintaining a comfortable nest. Though, of course, such work can be a holy endeavor, it can also be an escape, an unholy refusal to live the […]

Who Are You?

Do You Remember Who You Are? Related posts: Journey to Self, Am I Strong or Weak?, Who Am I? We saw The Lion King last night at the Lyceum Theatre in London. Magnificent! I admit I’d forgotten so many of the meaningful lines in the story. The one that lingers in my mind for the […]

Do You Live with Regrets?

  Click HERE for Audio Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. She is […]

Discover a New Path by Having a Life Coach. It Can Change Your Life

I am a Life Coach I coach women because I am now a mature woman and am passionate about helping women navigate life’s choices. I’d  be delighted to talk with you if you want to learn more about life coaching. There is no charge for the first consultation and you may learn that this one decision […]

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Single Moms Can Succeed & So Can Their Children – Defy the Statistics

3 Keys to a Successful Single Mom Life Single mothers are my heroes. I have worked with them officially for over eight years and continue to be amazed by the women who carry on and create a life that would be extremely difficult even without children. I’ve noticed that these moms each have three things […]