Tag Archives: choice

(#372) Independence


Consider where you can expand beyond your comfort zone. Insights can come at any time.  We just need to be open.  One appeared a few days ago in a yoga class–while I was doing my best imitation of swaying tree, … Continue reading

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(#371) Your Life. Your Choices.


What do we choose to allow into our lives? What do we dismiss from our lives? On a friend’s recommendation, I bought Traction: Get A Grip On Your Business. The author lays out a simple premise, “If you’re not happy … Continue reading

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(#365) Listening For Stories Of Inspiration


Inspiration from a woman who did not let circumstance dictate her outcome. [Note to my readers: Today’s post marks the beginning of the eighth year of this weekly blog.  Thank you for following, sharing, and commenting.] Stories. They surround us. … Continue reading

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(#179) Stop, Reflect, Evaluate


 Do you want someone else or something else to determine where you will end up? Is your growth intentional?  We just passed the halfway point of the semester on campus.  Midterm exams have come and gone. Although students receive continual … Continue reading

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(#170) Do You Let People Should On You?


Some of the wisest and most effective mentors I have had, simply made themselves available. These people—true mentors—will help you discover and define yourself. [Note: Information on a free music download toward the end of this post. Enjoy!] Mentors have … Continue reading

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(#167) Standout or Get Left Behind


What can you do this week to become the go-to person, the linchpin— the difference maker—in the lives of others, and by so doing, make a huge difference in your life? Last week I read (devoured) Seth Godin’s provocative book, … Continue reading

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(#164) Nurturing the Optimal Experience for Students and Employees


The only thing we are truly sure of is what is in the present. As Leo Buscaglia said years ago, “Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have – so spend … Continue reading

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