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The Podcast Edition (a.k.a. Screen Break)

How are you?

That may seem like a loaded question these days, but it’s also a reminder that even we caretakers need to be cared for. Because if we let our emotions and worries go unaddressed, we can’t give our best to those who need us.

Dealing with emotions is just one of the topics I covered as a guest on the podcast Intentional Conversations with Melanie Scott (available anywhere you listen to podcasts, episode #46, or on her website). What I love about her show is that it feels like an organic conversation . . . because it is! Read more

A Video about Letting Go

Inspiration hits in unlikely places. In my case, the kitchen sink!

See the insight washing dishes inspired in me, and how you can use it to let go of fear-based thoughts and emotions.

(Note: This is a high-level, 2-minute overview to provide a new perspective on the basic concept. If you’d like to go deeper, acknowledge not only the emotion but also where it is in the body. And try expanding gratitude to appreciate what that emotion is teaching you or your perseverance through prior similar situations.)

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Blind Perseverance Vs. 20/20 Liberation

To anyone not in my head, I appear to have major issues with perseverance. I’ve left every career venture—and that totals nine—that I’ve ever begun. Some I ended after dipping my toe in; others stung a bit more financially.

So why did I leave?

First, you have to know how I define “perseverance.” (Thanks to my life coach training, I’ve learned the criticality of understanding the meaning people attach to words.) To me, perseverance is the committed effort toward reaching a goal in line with one’s purpose. Read more