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Our posts are timeless!

by Patricia

Our posts are timeless, guidance for life, based on principles that don’t change. We invite you to scan through and read a few. You will be inspired!!

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Create a New Addiction – Become Addicted to Gratitude!

by Patricia

Someone just wrote me saying “I’ve discovered I’m addicted to lack. Help!” These are my thoughts in response. It seems to me that being addicted to lack (focused on what you don’t have, sabotaging the flow in your life) is being addicted to fear/adrenalin/victim. It would be helpful to give some thought to what being […]

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Assess your emotional intelligence – an important life skillset

by Patricia

The amount of information and technology available to the average worker today is more than a worker experienced in a lifetime in 1900, and that information and technology will double in less than a year! The speed of life has definitely increased as has the stress we are under every day. A steadily growing body […]

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Lessons from the Deep Freeze

by Patricia

Who would have thought that the deep freeze (-50 Farenheit) could be a source of inspiration and reminders of how healing works? I didn’t, at first. Then the Deep Freeze brought a frozen drain pipe in my house, burst pipes resulting in a small lake (ok, very large puddle!) in the course room at the […]

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Resolutions? Changes? A New Endeavor? Remember this…

by Patricia

Thinking about “growing” some goals, making some changes, starting something new? Whether you are making changes for growing your business or a having a more satisfying personal life, you may want to remember this story. Wanting to fill his yard with the smell of lilacs, the man planted several bushes in his garden. After a […]

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What Christmas Movies Do You Watch?

by Patricia

Holidays are mixed blessings for most of us. I find myself wondering how the movies people watch during this time reflect their emotional state. (This of course could be true any day of the year!). Do you watch the kid movies? About Santa and reindeer and snowmen? An inner child wanting the times of innocence […]

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Hobby? What’s that?

by Patricia

My daily task for the Successful Living Basic Training follow-up is to start a hobby if I don’t have one. That got me thinking. For the last 30 years, my “hobby” has been the Center, Taking It Lightly, creating community. For the last 20 years, I’ve had a second “hobby” – doing veterans work. Both […]

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Being in the Right Place at the Right Time

by Patricia

In the Successful Living Basic Training we talk about how defining life purpose helps to focus our choices. One way to clarify your life purpose is the look at the WOW experiences in your life – the times when you were in the right place, at the right time, successfully engaged in the right activity […]

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Successful Living Basic Training

by Patricia

Over the last forty years, I’ve done many, many personal growth seminars, read a zillion books (well, it seems like it, you should see my library!) and listened to hours, probably years, of seminars and audio books. And every time I hit a challenge in my life, found myself up against a barrier, or down […]

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Still Breathing? You Are Learning!

by Patricia

We are learning every moment, processing billions of bits of data per second through the system that is our body and brain. The question is “What will you choose to consciously pay attention to?” We are aware of only 2,000 bits of data per second and the rest of the billions are, fortunately, processed without […]

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