Monthly Archives: June 2015

Precious Gifts

“Live life in full bloom!” Quote in a cafe Just this weekend, Nancy, my dear friend and writing buddy, threw a double-themed party. It was a birthday bash and a gratitude party to thank her family and friends for supporting … Continue reading

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Overcoming Ourselves

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Sir Edmund Hillary” This wonderful comment, well worth pondering, sprang to mind when I was chatting with a number of writers in an informal setting. So often, I’ve found, when writers … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

I saw this lovely meditation chalked on a column in beautiful calligraphy in Java Love, a cozy cafe where I met a friend for a writerly chat, and wrote it down to share it with you: There is having flowers … Continue reading

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Speak Up!

“The best way I ever found to help someone overcome fear and rapidly develop courage and self-confidence is by speaking before groups. I discovered that when I lost my fear of speaking to audiences, I lost my fear of speaking … Continue reading

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Rolling Along

“Merrily, we roll along, roll along, roll along. Merrily, we roll along…” Sometimes, it just happens — you have one of those days or even several days, where everything just seems to fall into place. You’re alert and attuned to … Continue reading

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Why Bother?

From time to time, I offer a round-up of contests sponsored by a range of sources in my KWD posts. One of these reasons I gather these and pass them on is to remind us all that there are all … Continue reading

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Surpass Yourself

Wow! Thanks to my good friend and mentor Coach Tully (Totalgameplan.com) I just listened to an inspiring talk on Youtube by Wayne Goldsmith, a high-performance consulting coach. His theme: turning good athletes into great ones. Though his focus is football, … Continue reading

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