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“Joy to the World” was playing on the car radio, but I did not feel any joy in my world. It was five days before Christmas – the first Christmas since my divorce and the first one I would spend without my children.
What does that mean exactly? After much thought this is the conclusion I’ve come to- Acceptance is the willingness to embrace what is.
Live Your Life Courageously This review of my book meant a lot to me because my personal life goal is to encourage and empower women. If my own experiences and life lessons can do that, I’m thrilled. This book is simple and an easy read. It is also loaded with lessons learned that can apply […]
12 Steps Adapted for Single Moms Gail Cawley Showalter I admit that I do not have control over the difficult people in my life and I cannot manage all my responsibilities alone. My life has become crazy, out of control. I do believe that a Power greater than myself can and will bring clarity out […]
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You Can Achieve Your Goals First you must set them. A Life Coach will help you establish realistic goals and then encourage through the process to meet them. It helps a great deal to have a cheerleader, especially if you are a single mother. I returned to college as a single mother with three very […]
What is Your Personal Perspective of Your Life? One of the tools I use when life coaching is a Wheel of Personal Perspective. We divide the circle into six wedges: Career, Relationships, Financial, Health, Spiritual, and Well-Being. You will rate each category. The goal of life coaching is to establish balance in your life and […]
Set Boundaries for Personal Emotional Health The topic of boundaries keeps coming up with the women I coach. I wonder if that is because we aren’t taught as little girls about our right to establish boundaries. Some of us may not have even been taught that we should establish boundaries for our own personal safety. […]
Spend Some Time Alone Related post: Creativity in Solitude You may have noticed by now that I say a lot about being alone, solitude, or simply being by yourself. There is a good reason for this-no there are many good reasons for this. I’ve had forced time spend alone and I’ve learned the true […]
Grace on Father’s Day I’m suggesting a bit of grace this Father’s Day. I’m putting this out there for you (moms) to share. Many fathers will have a bittersweet day today. Some say our society has pushed noncustodial fathers aside while picking their pockets. I’m not sure that is an accurate viewpoint, though […]