Family

I’m Screaming While I’m Breathing in Peace

At this time of year, there is so much coming at us! Everything seems important. Our calendars, our family, our TO DO LIST. What really is important? There is no quick answer, one size fits all for this one. Only you get to decide, and of course, your values dictate the answer. And there is…

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What I Dreamed It Would Be

Senior pictures can be a big deal, for most. It’s a time to acknowledge the rite of passage into adulthood, and the opportunities and possibilities that are in front of the graduating individual. Some look at it like that. To some, the picture is an obligation for the yearbook, that up until the twelfth grade,…

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Why the Women’s Foundation of Colorado

Years ago I decided to go to Graduate School and get a Certificate of Completion as a Paralegal. I was excited about my opportunities, and to work in the legal field. Some of the women in my family were less than encouraging and supportive of my chosen field of study. I was asked, “Why don’t…

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What a Dream/Goal/Vision Looks Like When It’s Playing Out!

Hopefully, just like you, I began my year with Dreams/Goals/Visions written out, and detailed, with dates, so that they are measurable. WHAT?! You didn’t really do it? Please tell me that is not so! Oh you did? Whichever it is, you did or didn’t, I want to share with you, why it’s so incredibly important…

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Lessons from a few Hummingbirds

For the last three summers, I have had the opportunity to witness four hummingbird nests be built and hopefully eight baby birds take flight. I say, hopefully, because currently there are two eggs still developing. What a privilege! I still can’t believe how fortunate I am. So what could we possibly learn from hummingbirds? I…

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Encouragement is an Unexpected Blessing

I’m not a fan of nay sayers. Ever! I believe in playing full out. Always! So, what has me up in arms currently? Some people’s belief, that they are doing someone a favor, by “just being realistic”. Okay, I’ll stop speaking (writing) in generalities, and get specific. hen my husband decided to study to become…

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Road Trips Can Teach You to Handle Adversity in Business

I love road trips! For me, a road trip is at least five hours in the car. Anything less, is just a drive. So, with those parameters, I’d like to share with you a few experiences I’ve had, and lessons I’ve learned. Oh, and share some fun adventures! ne of my favorite road trips was…

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How Do You Live a Life of Passion?

You remember wanting to make a difference in the world. The drama of everyday life has gotten in the way. Deep within you, almost forgotten, is the desire to live a life of purpose, that burns with passion. Your “To Do List” has never been completed, there is always more to do. So, how do…

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Perceptions and Forgiveness

My older sister got married when we all lived in Anchorage Alaska in 1979. Sometime during all of the events scheduled around a typical wedding, my mother’s marble statue of David got broken. I think it was his head. It was a long time ago, so I don’t remember exactly. All I do remember is…

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Working with Family Members: Finding the Balance

I remember being the younger generation in the workplace. I’m not, anymore. I’m also working with family, as in a daughter. So, you think you have challenges at work, let me help you feel like you are doing a great job! In one of my first professional positions, I shared a secretary with a couple…

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