Category Archives: Personal Transformation

With a Little Help From My Friends

For months since my husband’s passing I have stared out the kitchen window, depressed by the sight of my neglected garden, overgrown, brown, uncared for. My daughter has invited friends to sit out there, and on those warm evenings we’ve … Continue reading

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I’ve Stopped Drinking the Kool Aid

I’ve taken off the rose colored glasses. Everything seems different.  The world is a strange new place.  I don’t know how to stand in it yet, how to be in it yet. A perfect storm of events turned all I … Continue reading

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Wanted: Women who believe in magic, mystery and miracles

Wanted: women who believe in magic, mystery and miracles. I am calling in beautiful, vibrant women who believe that magic is all around us – powerful, exquisite magic.  How else to explain the acorn that becomes the oak, the monarch … Continue reading

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How Are You Capturing Inspiration?

There is nothing more exciting than being in the flow, when you are finally in the moment, instead of outside looking in.  And when that does start, when ideas flow and synchronicity becomes obvious, you want to be ready.  You … Continue reading

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I’ve given birth! What’s making a sales call compared to that?

As I sit at my desk, list in hand, my palms sweating, my heart pounding, I have to wonder, what is the big deal?  How is it that making a few phone calls to friends and supporters has me in … Continue reading

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The Secret to a Mesmerizing Presentation

In the midst of all the noise and confusion, sometimes silence speaks the loudest. As speakers, we want to stand out, to have people take notice.  But often, in the attempt to gain the attention, the tendency is to look … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Prayer of Gratitude

It is the last lingering writing of the evening and we are slow dancing to 9:30. Thoroughly spent by the night’s activities, we have danced, and spun and twirled.  So what do we need of this last piece, as the … Continue reading

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Why Do We Wait for the Holidays to Say ‘Thank You’

This has been a year of extraordinary change and growth for me, as it seems to have been for many others around me.  Perhaps they were right when they said the world as we knew it was ending, because it … Continue reading

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What if you threw a party and no one showed up?

In the past, that fear held me back from fully stepping out.  It triggered all kinds of memories from high school: a time of dreadful loneliness and doubt, of not fitting in, of not belonging.  As an adult, I got … Continue reading

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