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Ode to the Keeper Tribune Article (February 11, 2018)

ODE TO THE KEEPER The Keeper is a job title held by many and is defined as the purveyor of “invisible work” amassed within a household that requires an unbelievable amount of mental energy.  In short, we’re referring to the parent tasked with directing the symphony of emotions and lists. […]

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The Art of Appreciation Tribune Article 1/28/18

The Art of Appreciation   Cultivating and tending to a garden requires time and patience, but in the end, your care and nurturing produces a bounty of fruits and vegetables or a landscape of magnificent flowers.  As much as sunshine and water play a role in the growth and development[…]

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Mother Nature Lifestyle Tribune Article 1/14/18

Mother Nature Just when you thought we couldn’t be surprised by any more weather events, Mother Nature proved once again she has the final say on surprises.  Reeling from the hurricanes, earthquakes, droughts, wild fires and flooding of 2017, we welcomed 2018 with a sigh of relief in hopes that[…]

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Cruising Altitude Article in the Tribune January 7, 2018

Cruising Altitude With 2018 off the ground, I hope you’ve located your cruising altitude. Expectations for the new year are high at this stage of the game, but some individuals may find themselves experiencing unexpected turbulence early on in the new year. I want to address those conflicts. As a[…]

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Weakest Link Tribune Article (2)

The Weakest Link Remember the saying, “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.”  Strength is a wonderful asset to have if you happen to be arm wrestling or playing tug-of-war.   Those are examples of physical strength, but mental and emotional strength are qualities of uncommon valor, too. […]

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Here & Now The Gift of Presence Tribune Article

Here and Now, the Gift of Presence The holidays are here!  Close your eyes and slowly take three, deep breathes.  Now, open your eyes and remind yourself why we truly celebrate our sacred traditions.  Life is precious.  All things material are fleeting just like the funds in your bank account[…]

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The Greater Good Tribune Lifestyle Article 12/10/17

Every powerful person ultimately finds themselves at a crossroads with a choice determining how they will exercise their power- through fear, intimidation and the abuse of power or through service, integrity and benevolent behavior for the greater good.  Excluding the Machiavellian approach of dictators, author Dacher Keltner in his article[…]

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The Greater Good Tribune Article 12/10/17

Self-Concept “You must be the change you want to see in the world.” Gandhi Take a good look in the mirror.  Your reflection is all that’s required when it comes to contemplating your self-concept.  Self-concept defined is everything you think and believe about yourself.  Self is the key word here![…]

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High Octane Fuel Tribune Article

HIGH-OCTANE FUEL When the personality connects fully to serve the energy of the soul—that is Authentic Power.                                                                                                                                                 Gary Zukav, Seat of the Soul Wouldn’t it be great if we had an endless supply of energy?  (Frankly, after the Astros’ playoff and World Series wins, my husband Sam and I[…]

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