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Monthly Archives: November 2020
(Issue #549) Aunt Philomena
When times turn difficult, it benefits us to remember what is working. Thanksgiving nudges us to remember the abundance in our lives. The experiences, the opportunities, the words, the music, the animal companions, and the people who add to our … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged awareness, collaboration, family, fortitude, gratitude, resilience 3 Comments
(Issue #548) Honor. Celebrate. Embrace. (Reprise)
Pay attention to where you’ve been, where you are, and where you’re headed. Scrolling through my Instagram feed, I came across this quote by Vern Law: “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.” … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged appreciation, awareness, dreams, goals, leadership, resilience 3 Comments
(Issue #547) Standing With Empathy
“Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another, and feeling with the heart of another.” ~Alfred Adler Notice the common and critical word in each clause above? With. When we empathize we are with … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged action, assumptions, aswareness, compassion, empathy, listening, understanding 3 Comments
(Issue #546) What If?
The what if mindset can end up creating an emotional vulnerability that leads to debilitating self-doubt. A creative writing strategy consists of two words to help a writer build suspense, give depth to character personalities, and provide unexpected plot twists. … Continue reading
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(Issue #545) Predictability. Adventure. Risks.
What might be driving us forward, holding us in neutral, or pushing us in reverse? Ever feel like you need a news fast? Or just a different—and perhaps a more optimistic—view of life? Not a false view of the world … Continue reading
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