Tag Archives: self determination

Where Choices Take Us

I woke up this morning with thoughts about life choices flowing into my mind.  So I created this accompanying image as a reminder and filed it away. Then got a call from a friend who just lost his wife. What … Continue reading

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Whose Life Do You Manage?

We can spend hours conjuring up ways to manage other people’s lives. How they “should” dress. Behave. Work. Sing. Dance. Relate. Clean or don’t clean house. Dress. Drive. Raise their kids. Eat. (Feel free to fill in your own words … Continue reading

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A Perfect Life Unglued

On a steaming summer day in 1977, I was walking across my living room when it hit me. I was never going to create a perfect life. I’d been trying for years to get everything in order so I could … Continue reading

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5 Makeup Tips for Women over 50 – Not

5 Makeup Tips for Women over 50.  6 Techniques Guaranteed to Please Women.  7 Fashion Mistakes Seniors Make.  8 Ways to Increase Your Social Rating. These catchy hints don’t reflect real life. I’d love to see the following headlines replace … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate Failure!

Fear of failure holding you back? Maybe it’s time to celebrate your failures. Let’s do the math. Which one of the following two formulas describes your life? Failure + Blame + Self Recrimination = Failure x 2 Failure + Assessment … Continue reading

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Wag More, Bark Less

I saw “Wag More, Bark Less” again on a bumper sticker yesterday. That slogan always brings chuckles. What a great reminder! How many times do we enthusiastically nod our head at a catchy phrase, and then move on without applying … Continue reading

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Our Attitude toward Life IS our Life

How is your day going? Is it great, terrible, or boring? Why? Probably because of something that happened – you had lunch with a dear old friend, made or lost an important sale, or someone raked you over the coals … Continue reading

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