Tag Archives: Gail Cawley Showalter

How to Have a Strategy for Your Life

Have a Strategic Plan Related Posts – Difficult People, Why? (audio), Change Your Life Boundaries Are Strategic Businesses have strategic plans. A strategic plan is a deliberate and intentional plan for each step of a business or endeavor. I find that women are more likely to go through life letting things happen to them than […]

How to Cope with the Empty Nest

Coping with an Empty Nest Words from Ellen Neiley Ritter, Ph.D. Take care of yourself! You’ve taken care of everyone else and you now need and deserve to take care of yourself. Pamper yourself, listen to your body—if you’re tire, rest and recharge your energy; if you’re feeling stress, do something relaxing. Go with the […]

Raise Responsible Kids to Be Responsible Adults

Raise Responsible Adults Your goal when raising children is to get them to a point they no longer need you. We love our children so much it’s hard to imagine not hugging and loving on them as often as possible. By the very nature of motherhood we are attached to them. They cling to us […]

Living with Grief

Living with Grief, a chapter in Living Learning Loving I’m not good with grief. I’ve had plenty of practice, but I don’t seem to get better at it. It may be that I don’t like change any more than the next person or it may be that I really, truly hate saying “Goodbye.” My brother-in-law, Firmin […]

How to Persevere

How to Persevere My recent article in Single Matters magazine gives you four important things to do if you want to persevere. 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 . […]

What are your goals? on green chalkboard

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 […]

personality predicaments with puzzle pieces

Do you know who you are? Being present will change your life.

Being present in your life will change how you live it. Your self assurance and self awareness will give you clarity of purpose and joy.

Woman about to stomp on frog prince

A Frog is Still a Frog, Not a Prince-Don’t Kiss Him

Don’t Kiss the Frog Related post: How to NOT Date a Loser   Women sometimes learn the hard way, but we learn. We know better than to make the same mistake twice. We know now that a frog may be a toad.   This is No Fairytale Once upon a time in a land far, […]

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 […]

Money Management

Managing Money If you do not have a job or a steady income a budget may be the least of your concerns. You may not be in the position to consider paying off debts or saving because you are financially dependent on others. Perhaps you are on welfare and food stamps. There are times when it […]