Posts Tagged ‘Coaching’

Virtual Caregiving Community #1

As I was walking my 5.4-mile trail this morning, feeling the luxury of the weather, my health and so many other things in my life, I began to think about how caregiving happens virtually. It takes place in what might seem like the most unexpected places as we normally think about caregiving. And then there…

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Celebration of Happiness

I am privileged to be joining over 100 other women today who are spreading the message to others around the world to choose happiness in the midst of life’s messiness. It is also a celebration of the official release today of best-selling Publisher Linda Joy’s new book, Inspiration for a Woman’s Soul: Choosing Happiness, which…

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A New Name for New Year’s Eve

It was one of those moments when I woke up with a start in the middle of the night.  Who knows why?   What came to me out of nowhere was the revelation of a new name for New Year’s Eve…for me.  It is Commencement.  My memory of Commencements in my life…6th Grade, Junior High, High…

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Meta-view and Thanksgiving

While eating lunch and musing about Thanksgiving I took a few moments to embark on an imaginary helicopter ride.  On my own and when pondering life with others, it is sometimes a good thing to board the helicopter for a trip that provides a view of life from a different perspective than I can see…

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Gift of a Matryoshka Doll

Sometime in my older elementary years, when the world was fraught with air raid drills in school and the notion that we should all have air raid shelters, I thought about the countries that seemed unreachable, Russia in particular.  The Cold War implied that never the twain would meet between Russian children and me.   My…

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The Calendar and the Lion

I changed a calendar that has an insert per month in a plexiglass frame.  I never look ahead to see what the pictures are for future months. I like to be surprised. Up to this point the months for 2013 have had a variety of birds and botanical drawings.  As I opened the packet to…

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Beauty and Impact of “Hello”

OK…I will admit that much to the chagrin, I’m certain, of my childhood family and others, I do enjoy country music.  Kenny Chesney’s song, “You Had Me From Hello” is one I never tire of.  He sings as the recipient; I “sing” about what happens when I am the giver of the word. As I…

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