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Show Up Being Who You Think You Are!

Who are you? Most people who find themselves in the position of being asked this question would probably state their first and last name, their career field and or educational background, marital status, and possibly their religion, while taking the opportunity to boast about their humble, or not so humble beginnings. They may go on fingering through the files of their life, telling how they have come to be who they are, and while they are at it, they may throw in some cute i

Take Out the Garbage Already: Clearing the shelves of your life and making room for growth.

For the record I am the crowned post it queen, post it as in sticky notes, that is. I was strategically placing quotes, affirmations, and reminders in my mirror daily, long before Mary Jane. And Issa I feel you, I’ve been in conversational relationship with my mirror since I was in single digits, my sisters will gladly tell you about that, blame my creative spirit. The post its were my way of reminding myself of my goals, and personal changes that I wanted to make in my life,

Move B!@#% Get Out the Way! Getting rid of self-doubt.

Why do we torture ourselves? We, me, you, us; why do we do it? We have these dreams that we want to chase, goals that we want to accomplish, passions that we want to pursue, and changes that we want to make, but instead of making the decision to go after those endeavors, we play this cruel and twisted game with ourselves called “Self-doubt for Funsies”. Only, it’s not fun, it can leave us feeling stagnant and at times defeated. How do we begin to get around that when it’s so

A Spoonful of Sugar: Perspective on being flexible in challenging times.

Remember how we all learned to sing that catchy song from Mary Poppins growing up? No, not supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, although that was my fave from the movie, the other song, you know the one about a spoonful of sugar. I think that I have stumbled across a new appreciation for that song and what Mary Poppins was trying to teach. My daughter was scheduled to graduate from college this past week, this was one of those “moments” that we as parents live for. It’s not th

See it for Yourself: Values for nurturing your vision.

All of the dreamers in the building raise your hands high. Come on, don’t be shy, be thankful that you have felt free enough to live in that vulnerable space. I raise my hand with you as I, myself, am a bonafide, card carrying dreamer since the age of three, or at least as far back as I can remember. I grew up certain that if I just believed in myself enough and worked hard enough, that I would attain the career, relationship, lifestyle and financial status that I desired. I

Hello There Change

What is it about change that sends people running, arms flailing, for the hills? Just the mention of the word creates a fog of fear, anxiety and uncertainty, sending us spiraling into a paranoid freefall of guesses and assumptions about what may come. You know that feeling, when you sink back in your chair and hold your breath when you hear about the implementation of new processes, workflows, protocols, or initiatives at work. When you have stayed in a dead-end relationship