Tag: life coach

Looks can be deceiving

What do you see in the following photo? A (slightly out of focus) pretty yellow flower, right? Other than thinking the person taking the picture probably isn’t a professional photographer you would probably look at this and think, “What a nice plant.”  Ah, but you are only seeing a part of the picture (the part…
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Choosing the positive

Jim & I were visiting my parents, in Florida, last week. It was mostly sunny upper 70’s / low 80’s. I was loving it! The day we left we returned to Fuquay with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the 50’s. I have a weather app on my computer that lets me instantly see the…
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Make up

You gotta be kidding me! This week’s blog is a soapbox rant, so be prepared – teehee I was driving to a networking event the other morning when I came upon a car going 5 miles under the speed limit.  That in itself can be frustrating if you’re in a hurry, but I was good…
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Birds Gotta Fly

At what point does a parent “let go”? When your children learn to walk? When they start school? When they get their driver’s license? When they turn 18? When they move out of the house? When they turn 21? When they quit asking your advice? When they get married? When they have children of their…
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What is your hope for your kids?

When you think of your child’s future, what do you hope for?  I think many parents have great dreams for their children.  Remember the Ben Franklin quote, “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”  Is that the making of a successful person?  It could be, for some. Perhaps…
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What a day!

Oh my goodness, my day got so very hectic, very quickly, that I thought I might cry from the frustration of it all! It all worked out fine, but there really was a couple of moments that I felt so totally overwhelmed that I had to talk myself out of just sitting down and crying,…
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Sometimes you just want to scream.

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!  Okay, I feel better now.  Grin. Have you ever had a moment, or a day, when you just wanted to scream out loud?  I bet most of us have. What do you do in those instances? Scream at someone? Kick the cat? Punch a wall? Throw something? Drive too fast? Lose you temper and…
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Life’s a dance

Life’s a dance. Do you know the John Michael Montgomery song, Life’s A Dance? “Life’s a dance you learn as you go. Sometimes you lead, sometimes you follow.” “The longer I live the more I believe you do have to give if you wanna receive.” “Been knocked down by the slamming door, picked myself up…
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Pay Attention While Driving!

Wow.  That is what I said, for about five minutes straight, yesterday. I was driving on I40, heading to an appointment in Durham, in the passing lane cruising along about 70mph and singing with the radio.  Out of the corner of my eye I see smoke or dust or something.  I glance over and (as…
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Finding the good in losing everything.

Two houses in three months. Fire has claimed the entire homes of two people I know, in the last three months.  Maybe you know someone who has lost everything, due to a fire.  Thankfully, in both of these situations, the family was all okay. I got to thinking about this yesterday and remembered the FaceBook…
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