Tag Archives: divorce recovery
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
Gail’s personal stories and practical insights are not only encouraging but strengthening. -Amazon Review 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
How to Handle “Alone”
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 […]
Make This Father’s Day One to Remember
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 […]
4 Keys to Perseverance
Believe & Persevere my article in Single Matters online magazine Believe and persevere are two words that are loaded with promise for the fruitful future. Without believing, you won’t think you can persevere. And without persevering, you won’t have the fruit of what you believe. Read more. . . Gail raised three children as a single mother before she […]
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 […]
Are You True to Yourself?
The Real You Related posts: Find Your Strengths, Learn to be Self Aware, Know Yourself, Personalities Help the Family-a very brief audio “This above all – To thine own self be true, and it must follow as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.” – Shakespeare, Hamlet I’ve enjoyed being […]