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ABCs of Wisdom

ABC’s -K for Knowledge As published in the Beaumont Enterprise September 13, 2020 Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. – Kofi Annan             Knowledge is information, understanding of a subject, facts and skills that will improve a person’s life. You cannot possess wisdom without […]

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Who Am I?

Divorce Can Cause Identity Crisis Caterpillar asks, “Who are YOU?” to which Alice replies she no longer really knows anymore, after all the recent changes.     –  Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll  If you’ve had trouble with self identity after a long-term marriage or significant relationship, personality profiling can help. As a personality specialist I […]

How Can I Be Strong as Single Mom When I Feel So Weak?

Choosing vulnerability is not our usual choice. We can learn, however, the honesty of being open can bring strength when we think we are weak.

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How well do you know yourself?

Know Yourself There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.” -Benjamin Franklin  Seems simple, right? You look in the mirror everyday and you recognize your face. You think you know yourself. I think that self-awareness is a spiritual process and often takes a lifetime. Some will tell you that […]

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How to Know Yourself

How to Know Yourself Excerpt from Living Learning Loving Personality is the term commonly accepted to describe the way we define our human uniqueness. Your personality style indicates your consistent patterns of behavior. Your personality traits are motivating factors that influence your decision-making. Faced with similar situations, people will make decisions determined by their own […]

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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 […]

Who do you think you are?

Who Are You? “Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.” –Orison Swett Marden Excerpt from Living Learning Loving, Chapter 2 There are times, especially during a divorce or child custody battle, when it takes a lot of courage […]

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I Want to Be Your Inspiration

Let Me Inspire You I have produced babies, Braille, and burnout—and I bear witness to the benefits of all three. My heart goes out to women who are going through tough times. My desire is to  benefit women through coaching, to guide them in  approaching life in a way that makes a real difference. My […]

Do You Feel Pain?

How do you feel your pain? We don’t all experience pain in the same way. Some carry a loss for years, while others seem to get over a loss or disappointment rather quickly. Related post: Brief video about grieving a loss I’ve experienced grief on many levels. Basically grief is the heartache of having to accept the […]

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Change Your Life by Setting Boundaries

Boundaries Are for Your Good What if I told you – this one topic can change your life forever? Boundaries are the source of many of the difficulties that I notice when I talk with single mothers. Difficulties often start in childhood. Abuse as a child crosses the most personal of boundaries – skin. The […]