Category Archives for Motivational

The Title of Your Life’s Story

If you ask a small child what they want to be when they grow up, you might get some pretty interesting answers. They don't limit themselves or their imaginations. They may say they want to be a vet, firefighter

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What if it Looked Like This

This morning I sat at my desk in tears. I was moved and my heart hurt. It was not how I intended on starting my day. I had just finished a wonderful CanDoBe Team meeting that is always inspiring, full

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Every Day a Gift

If you really knew me, you would know that every day I wake up, I see it as a huge gift and an adventure. I wake up feeling blessed, alive and with such gratitude in my heart that it can easily bring me

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Laughter

I have noticed that when I forget to stop and enjoy life with laughter, that my stress rises and my productivity goes down. We all have those long to do lists and all of the things we feel we “should”

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Failure can Lead to Success

Some of the most successful people that I admire have a few things in common. They all took risks, they thought outside of the box and they did not let failures stop them from creating success. So many

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Managing the Grumpy Meter

I know when I am starting to feel a little grumpy because I don’t feel that way very often these days. When I do, I take care to pay attention to my impact on others. I don’t want my grumpiness to

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A Teen’s Message

I have the honor to know a remarkable young lady named Caitlan. She is a very brave and strong young lady but struggles with her peers at school. She has been teased, bullied and hurt.

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Magic Thinking

“Why does it never work out for me? I am doing all the right things and trying to stay positive.” I hear this often from clients. They then will go into a long story about all of the different steps

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Respond not React

I read a quote from Buddha today: “Do not learn how to react. Learn how to respond.” It started a conversation I was having with a friend. I was talking about how to handle difficult conversations

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Can one word derail you?

A few years ago I would turn into the Tasmanian Devil whenever anyone called me “intense.” That one word would cause the blood to rush to my head, my heart to pound and my body to tense up.

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