Month: December 2016

Auld Lange Syne

Auld Lange Syne To be perfectly honest, I have company visiting and don’t want to take away from precious family time to concentrate on a new blog. However, I do have some interesting information to share… I recently heard some conversation about where Auld Lange Syne came from and what it might actually mean. If…
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Peace on Earth

Aside from being the answer for any Miss (fill in the blank) contestant, it is most often at Christmas time when we really think about peace on earth. My absolute favorite Christmas show is “A Charlie Brown Christmas”. I LOVE it when Charlie Brown asks, “Can anyone tell me what Christmas is all about?” Linus…
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Tis the Season

Tis the season to get stressed out, fa-la-la-la-la… la-la-la-la. No, no, no… that’s not how the song goes. But for many, it is the reality of the Holiday Season (HalloThankMasNewY). We think we have to • Give out the best candy • Have the most delicious dish, or cookies • Give the biggest “wow” gift…
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Does Complaining Help?

When you really think about it, does complaining help? I once greeted someone asking how they were, and their response was, “Can’t complain.” Jokingly I said, “I bet you could find something to complain about.” To which they replied, “Sure I could, but it wouldn’t make a difference.” There there’s the person who told me…
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Marriage isn’t easy

I recently had a chat with a woman who was frustrated in her marriage and basically needed to vent. I tend to be a good listener, so it worked well. Once she’d cleared herself of her frustrations, she started asking my opinion. Being a coach, I turned the questions to her, and the conversation continued.…
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