Category Archive: Change

Jun 04 2013

Change Your Story




Everything will change when your desire to move on exceeds your desire to hold on. -Alan H. Cohen   NOW WHAT? I’ve been hurt – I’ve forgiven – now what? You’ve been hurt. You’ve been offended. Now what? You tell everyone you know what happened. You tell your husband, your friends, your sister, your co-worker. Every time you get …

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Apr 26 2013

FORGIVENESS




Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die. – Anne Lamott HURT AND PAIN Last week I told you about how I had to forgive my mother in order to move past my resentment, bitterness and anger.  When you’ve been hurt by someone, the last thing you want to do …

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Apr 03 2013

I USED TO BE NEGATIVE!




CHANGE IS A CHOICE THAT BEGINS WITH YOU Last week I told you about how I was able to start loving myself when I was able to accept that God loved me. Up to that point I thought I was unlovable and no one could love me. It took me a long time to start …

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Mar 28 2013

WHY EASTER?




With Easter being celebrated this weekend, I was thinking about the impact it has had on my life. Like Christmas, everyone gets caught up in the festivities around Easter, like egg hunts, chocolate bunnies, Easter dinner, family get-togethers, etc.  Like Christmas, not many people actually stop to think about why they are celebrating the holiday. …

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Mar 05 2013

IN TRANSITION




We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. ~Dolly Parton   It’s all about ME! I’m in a transition right now. It sounds like the story of my life! Some transitions have been tough for me – I’m sure you can identify. Some we have no control over, like losing a job, …

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Dec 06 2012

ANTS to THANKS

Change your attitude




The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude. –Oprah Winfrey   I coach a group of immigrant women who are taking a course that is training them in a specific career, to help them get employment.  Many of them have young children. They have …

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Sep 14 2012

What is SUCCESS?

You have a choice.




The reason most people fail is because they don’t plan to succeed. When I read the above quote, a light came on and I had an ‘aha’ moment. I’ve started a lot of things in my life. In spite of doing a lot of good and making a difference in people’s lives, which I really …

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Aug 16 2012

HOW TO CREATE CHANGE

create a change




You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of success is found in your daily routine. ~John Maxwell   I can’t tell you the number of times I decided to make a change, only to give up in a few days. …or not even get started. Can you identify? …

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Jul 25 2012

CHANGE IS HARD

Hard to Change




No one will change until they see the price that they are paying by not changing. –Brian Klemmer This quote is so true. Change is hard. It means getting out of our comfort zone, which is not ‘comfortable’. We like to be comfortable. We prefer our comfort zone, even if it isn’t pleasant. Why? Getting …

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Jun 16 2012

MAKING DECISIONS

Making Decisions




Even though it runs counter to popular belief, life’s critical decisions are usually made in the heart and only later ratified by the brain. ~Mardy Grothe I heard Dr. Amen speak on TV the other day and he was fascinating. Did you know that you can actually change your brain? I’m not going to tell …

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