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Playing a Violin with Three Strings

I recently got an e-mail – one of those “feel good” and “pass it on” kinds. Normally, I read them, enjoy them, and delete them. But this one seemed worthy of a mention, and a repeat. It’s by an unknown … Continue reading

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Life Coaching and Weight Loss Chat

Hi, All. As usual, my Monday nights are spent in a weight loss chat room, hosting and visiting with people who are interested in losing weight, getting support from a group, and sharing victories, successes and challenges with others who … Continue reading

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Overcoming Overwhelm

Yesterday I attended a meeting of the Tucson Coaches Alliance, a collaboration of life and business coaches in the Tucson Arizona area. The topic of the meeting was “Overcoming Entrepreneurial Overwhelm.” Wow – what a timely topic! If any of … Continue reading

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Resiliency: Coping With Adversity

“Life is not a matter of holding good cards but of playing a poor hand well.” —Robert Louis Stevenson. As President (and newsletter editor) for a local psychological association, the Adlerian Society of Arizona, I am called upon (nay, I … Continue reading

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Right from the Getgo (or Gecko)

So I have a houseguest. It started out harmless enough, but I’m afraid it’s gotten ugly. At first, he was polite, quiet, no loud parties or anything. Didn’t eat much – the kind of low-maintenance do-my-own-thing kind of guest that’s … Continue reading

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No, Thanks. I’ve Lost My Appetite.

I’m disturbed. But not in that way. Last night, in my quest to find some mindless, uplifting television, I found myself thrown into the sick, sad, shamefully amusing world of “Starved” on FX. Well known for the controversial show, “Nip/Tuck,” … Continue reading

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Life Swapping

The title of this blog should really be “Wife Swapping,” but it’s probably not what you’re thinking. There’s an ABC Television series, entering its 5th season this year, in which an under-appreciated (and often over-worked) mom switches lives with another … Continue reading

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Here’s to Old Friends

As I mentioned before, I recently returned from a Class Reunion in Pocatello, Idaho. Now I wasn’t even going to go, at first. In fact, I was a holdout until practically the last minute. I had been having some weird, … Continue reading

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God Bless Pocatello

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks. Took 2 Short vacations to see family, attended a Class Reunion, ran a Kids’ Summer Camp, and still managed to get through all (or most) of my emails, trainings, appointments, and other “real” … Continue reading

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