Tag: inspiration

My Trip to India

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You may have read my email a few weeks ago about how I was in India for a World Peace Conference for several weeks. (See this reference) It was an exciting trip and I’m glad I went. Where I was, just south of Hyderabad, is sub-tropical and it got very warm during the day. At …

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5 Creative Ways to Build Better Focus for Business Growth

5 Creative Ways to Build Better Focus for Business Growth

When growing a business, focusing on the right tasks is essential. Building better focus cannot be found in a step-by-step guide. It is a process, one that is filled with starts, stops, leveling up, and many missteps along the way. In fact, improving your focus might just be one of the most challenging things you …

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7 Benefits of Living by Your Own Rules

7 Benefits of Living by Your Own Rules

From childhood on, we are taught to fit in. We do what’s expected. We learn to conform, and we can even stop taking chances. But, after a while, this can feel a little boring. Worse, we might even start wondering who we are.  It’s time to take back control. It’s time to live by your …

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How to Be Your Authentic Self as a Life Coach

How to be your authentic self

This article includes powerful tips related to being your authentic self. It also includes 3 actionable steps you can take right away and a list of suggested reading for those people who are looking for even more information. People often pretend to be something or someone they aren’t. Often in social situations, people act differently …

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Things To Avoid If You Want To Think Creatively

We’re all busy. Being busy is a part of everyone’s overly full lives. We have overflowing email inboxes, cram too many meetings into our day, and spend hours trying to keep up with social media. But being busy simply means we don’t have priorities set up right. And being busy means our creativity suffers. Our …

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Vacation Lesson

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Have you learned lessons for your business while on vacation? Here’s a vacation lesson that I learned recently. In August, my husband and I visited Boulder, Colorado for the first time. We stayed with his brother and sister-in-law. They arranged several hikes for us, one of which was around a lake at 10,200 ft. altitude. …

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Planting the Seeds

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About a month ago, my husband and I attended a lecture by Doug Tallamy, entomologist (insects), on how we are losing insects and birds in the U.S. because there aren’t enough native plants left to feed them. Birds and insects are pollinators which are an essential part of the human food chain. Our parks and …

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How Learning Something New Helps Our Brain

How learning something new helps our brain

Learning something new isn’t always easy, and can seem to take a lot of your energy. On the other hand,  it’s been proven that learning new things benefits your brain in the following ways: 1- Learning Programs the Brain According to Psychology Today, learning is actually the way that your brain gets “programmed”. Think of …

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Archeology and American Stonehenge

American Stonehenge

I could talk about business and marketing all day long, but I do have a few other passions. So today I thought I’d give you a break from business and share one of my secret passions with you—archeology. In college I got to take a course in Greek archeology and became fascinated with the topic. …

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Know Your Why:

Know your why

5 Questions to Help You Discover Your ‘Why’ and Motivate You in Business and in Life Are you experiencing progress in your career or business? Or does it feel like you’re just drifting along, moving in circles?   Getting what you want out of life is about more than just hard work and determination. If …

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