Tag Archives: divorce recovery

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Boundaries As You Find Your Life’s Work, What I Learned on My Career Path

Choices are the stuff from which our lives are designed. If you are sure of yourself—who you are and who you are not, you will make wise career choices.

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Hiding Is Not Humility-My Own Worst Enemy for Single Moms

by Gail Cawley Showalter, Founder of SMORE for Women from My Own Worst Enemy  by Janet Davis  Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you heard a voice in your head say, “Just who do you think you are?”  And what was your answer? Did you back off? Did you cower? Did you have a […]

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How A Christmas (Single Mom) Elf Finds the Real Joy of Christmas

“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 is Acceptance, 7 Steps to Get Past Divorce

What does that mean exactly? After much thought this is the conclusion I’ve come to- Acceptance is the willingness to embrace what is.

How to Live Courageously

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 […]

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12 Steps for Single Moms

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 […]

Why Not Try Life Coaching NOW?

Start Now A Special Fall Offer to try out Life Coaching. I will provide three one-hour sessions and you will write a testimonial and let three friends know about your coaching experience. This is a $150+ offer for FREE. If you are a woman who is facing change in your life circumstances, who is desiring […]

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Single Moms Can Achieve Goals with Help of Coach

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 […]

How Do You See Your Life?

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 […]

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Why Boundaries Make a Difference

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. […]