Category Archives: Mistakes

What’s Good for the Goose…

A friend shared the following article by Emma Gray (via The Huffington Post) titled 23 Things Every Woman Should Stop Doing with me. She loved the article, as do I. Her most interesting comment was that she thought this advice applied to … Continue reading

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What Doesn’t Kill Us…

Philosopher Friedrich Nietczsche said, “whatever doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.” That isn’t always the most comforting saying when we are going through something difficult. And while it may not always be true, there evidence that facing challenges can improve … Continue reading

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Being Right Versus Being Kind – Take 2…

Last week I wrote about how sometimes it is more important to be kind than it is to be right when we are interacting with important people in our lives. But like most things, there are multiple facets of the … Continue reading

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When Being Right Doesn’t Matter…

I think most people enjoy being right. I know I do. But sometimes being right isn’t the most important thing. I know some of you may think that sounds like sacrilege! But it is true.  Sometimes the most important thing … Continue reading

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Confident…About What?

I was having a conversation with a friend they other day when they asked me a question that caught me off guard. They asked me “how can you always be so confident and know what to do?” The reason I … Continue reading

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The Process of Change Revisited

Sometime back I wrote a post titled Change vs. the Process of Change. I discussed the fact that change is the place we want to be while the process of change is the road to reaching that place.  It is … Continue reading

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Those Voices…

I think most people have heard voices in their head.  I don’t mean movie-style voices directing us to be serial killers.  I mean thoughts that contradict us, that challenge whether we can succeed, that tell us we aren’t good enough.  … Continue reading

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