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Success Can Be Yours with Planning & Routines

Jim Schaeffing _Woman Planning for Success

I got a chuckle over an email from Coach on January 17th with the title “Happy Ditch Your Resolution Day”, a tongue in cheek acknowledgement that by mid-January, most folks are ready to abandon those New Year’s Resolutions. There was, of course, suggestions on things to purchase to celebrate the decision, inducing giggles from me. […]

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Loving Yourself in the Busiest of Seasons

Saturday Evening Post Dick Sargent 1956

The holiday season is upon us, dear one, and I know that for most of us, that means that the rhythm of life increases to an intensity that often feels as if your heart will burst from constantly racing. You know it’s a pace you will be unable to sustain, and yet you feel trapped, […]

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A Rabbit Hole: Climb Out & Be Even Stronger

The Rabbit Hole: How to Climb Out Stronger Than Ever (Art by Edwin Georgie)

After falling down the rabbit hole, first you triage yourself. It’s all about survival so that you don’t get mired in the muck. Yes, my dear, at first, you need to just do what you can to stop yourself from bleeding out or drowning. It’s an important step, but it’s also a stopgap. It’s what […]

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Planning is My Secret Weapon to Loving My Life

Victor Ad by Bill Medcalf

It’s a word that strikes fear in the heart of some while others cringe at the very idea. The four letter word I’m talking about: PLAN. And, baby, I know that the mere thought of planning makes your brain imagine you’re tied down to a railroad track with an express train heading your way. But […]

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Choosing to Make Time

Choosing to Make Time (Art: Coby Whitmore for Esquire)

Who has time to floss their teeth every day? Let alone use their electronic toothbrush for the allotted 2 minutes? And, honestly, who has the luxury of so much time that they actually remember to use sunscreen every day? Choosing to spend all that time with frivolous things? And is there anyone out there – […]

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Life Isn’t Certain: But It Helps to Create a Plan

It helps to create a plan. (Image: Spotty Performance 1962 - by Elvgren

By nature, I’m a planner. It became obvious during my elementary school years when I plotted what to wear and created lists of books I’d be reading that year (and in what order). In high school, I always knew what I’d be wearing a week or more in advance and my college schedule was so […]

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Aim the Arrow: Create a Vision & a Plan

aiming_high_-_will_william_tell_1_

I know something about you, darling. You have these delicious nuggets of desire, big dreams, and these longings of ideas that you know would work if you dared. You don’t move forward because you don’t know where to start. Or that inner voice inside of you tells you that you can’t succeed. Or you believe […]

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