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Retirement is a Journey

I’ve been retired for 6 ½ years. From the first day that I didn’t have an office to go to, to today, a lot has changed in my life and a lot has changed in me. Looking back, I wish I had kept a journal of my retirement days. I was not much of a writer back then, so...

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Self Love

Today’s theme seems to be love. This morning, I met my sweetie for a walk around his neighborhood. I love early morning walks for many reasons. Being out in the cooler weather, beating Chicago rush hour traffic, getting my 10,000 steps in are just some of those...

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Be The Cause of Your Success

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts” Buddha “Our life is what our thoughts make it” Marcus Aurelius “Change your thoughts, change your life” Wayne W. Dyer From East to West, from thousands of years ago to today, sages tell us that our...

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ROI of Coaching

For those of us who value the bottom line and love quantitative analyses, let me offer a formula: ROI of coaching= (Benefits of coaching-Cost to hire a coach)*100 / Cost to hire a coach What are the benefits of coaching? Self realization Looking to the future with...

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Comparisons

My cousin is a better cook than I. My friend Elizabeth is thinner than I. My brother is smarter than I. My daughter is a better driver than I… The list goes on and on! Somehow, we get conditioned into comparing ourselves to others through the media, our parents,...

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Letting Go

I can’t believe I actually uttered the words “I’m the queen of completions” in public. Especially because just a few months prior, I didn’t even understand this term as it was used in my coach-training program. Completion is the “releasing of burdensome energy, the...

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How To Be Happy

In my last post, I wrote about the stories we tell ourselves and their impact on our lives. So, how does one let go of these stories that they have been living in for so long? Let us explore one way in this post. Letting go of stories is an act of love. Self love,...

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Living Aware

At the age of 58, I thought had safely tucked all my baggage away, never to be opened and acknowledged again. What I hadn’t realized was how limiting this avoidance was. Because, even though I thought those were packed bags, they were actually stories that narrated...

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