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You Can Establish Boundaries & Take Control of Your Life

There is no quick fix when establishing healthy boundaries in your life. Patience with yourself and others is required. Each of the steps could be a lifelong struggle for you. Take your time and be gentle with yourself.

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 […]

Change Can Be Good

Is Your Life Changing? I’ve heard it said that most people fear change more than just about anything. And yet we know that life is all about change. Life Coaching is one way to face life changes. I’ve lived a while now and am here to tell you that whatever is happening in your life […]

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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. […]

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How to Get Through a Divorce and Move On

Living Learning Loving Lesson & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood Review from Amazon reader: “You are not alone” isn’t enough unless you connect with the one who says it. From chapter 1, you will connect with Gail as she opens her heart in a way that will touch yours. Her words paint a picture […]

Saying “No” is a Complete Sentence

You can say “No” From the second chapter, “Living with Boundaries” in my book, Living Learning Loving. ‪ #‎gshowalter_livinglearningloving Available at https://www.createspace.com/5382053 Photo Graphic by Laurie Harris Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education […]

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New Book for Single Moms or Women Who Feel They are Alone Facing the Challenges of Life

Book for Life’s Challenges Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. She is the […]

Set Boundaries in Your Family and Workplace

Boundaries Keep You Safe For an audio message Click on the above title, “Set Boundaries in Your Family and Workplace.”    

2 Tips to Identify Dysfunction in Your Family

Identify Dysfunction If you are on a mobile device click title, “2 Tips to Identify Dysfunction in Your Family” above. Gail holds a degree from Lamar University in Speech and a Master’s from the University of Texas. She married Sam after raising three children as a single mother. She was an educator in regular and […]

How to Set Personal Boundaries and Change Your Life Forever

Setting Boundaries Can Change Your Life from message given by Gail Cawley Showalter at the 2014 SMORE Retreat 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. […]