Tag Archives: Gail Cawley Showalter

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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 […]

Father’s Day Letter to My Sons

I’m sharing my letter that will give insight to all dads with little girls.

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Navigating Single Parenting with Your G.P.S.

Navigating Life as Single Mom    No matter how you feel about your life as a single mother you really are not in Wonderland where time has been suspended. You may see only a daze of duties that you trudge through day to day. Time is passing, children are growing and you are merely existing […]

Why Kids Need Boundaries

I’ve had occasion to think more recently about parents who want to be friends with their children. They don’t want their children to think of them as mean. They take it personally when a preschooler says, “I hate you.”

How to Get Back on Track If Your Life is Derailed?

Is your train derailed? When this happens you can’t go forward or backward. You’re stuck.   Under the ties, the rails, the track itself must be the foundation.   If you are trying to travel on a track built on sand, your track will shift and break down. If you are trying to travel on a […]

Enneagram

Personality Predicaments Solved with Enneagram

Understanding Yourself Brings Personal Freedom A 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 […]

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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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Beauty & The Beast – Fairy Tales We Believe and Teach Our Daughters

Beauty & the Beast I’m rerunning an old post here. I could not let this pass-all this talk about a movie. There should be so much more concern with the fairy tales we tell our children. We talk about wanting our daughters to grow up to be self sufficient. We pretend we want them to […]

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How Chaos Can Shape Your Life Changes

Find the Message in the Chaos There is usually a message in the chaos. Not the chaos in Denver, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Portland, Oakland and New York after the presidential election. I’m referring to the chaos that comes to each of us. Internal confusion and racket in the brain drives me to tears. Conflicting thoughts, chronic […]

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 […]