Archive | June, 2012

Midsummer: Dreams & Discomfort

Midsummer: Dreams & Discomfort

I know the typical theme for summer is “the lazy days of summer,” but in feeling the pulse of the world around me, it’s not what I’m witnessing or hearing from friends and clients.  Instead,  I’m seeing packed weekends, fast-paced vacations, and the push to do more.   I’m certainly not immune from getting caught up […]

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What Have You Done for You Lately

What Have You Done for You Lately

Hello, darling. How are you feeling this week? Are you going to give me the societal polite answer:  “fine”? Which is wonderful if you’re really feeling fine, but if you just told me a little white lie (or maybe a big fat lie), let me tell you something, darling: I can handle the truth. Good, […]

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Write Yourself a Permission Slip

Write Yourself a Permission Slip

Do you remember “permission slips” from when you were a kid?  I certainly do.  There were wonderful little slips of paper that equaled a little adventure.  My mom’s signature upon them meant trips to the science museum, the zoo, the General Motors plant…as well as slips to attend special classes, like that film on sex […]

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Nine Tips to Deal with a Mean Girl Strike

Nine Tips to Deal with a Mean Girl Strike

I’ll admit it:  I’m a bit of a Pollyanna. I believe in love.  I believe that if you treat others with warmth, it will be returned.  I believe that when people take, they also give;  that when I have a deep love and affection in my heart for someone, the people already in their world […]

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