What Our Athletes Can Teach Us About Recovery!

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  Last summer 2016 in particular, we had some pretty spectacular athletic competitions in England, France, and more recently, Rio. Whether you follow cycling, tennis or any of the competitions that took place in Rio, it is hard not to be inspired and learn from some of the stories. Stories and Goals First, all athletes come with […]

How To Beat a Sociopath at His Own Dating Game!

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Read First Sociopaths Are Charming, Manipulative, and Fantastic in Bed Remember Sociopaths are opportunists and you are at risk for being that opportunity for him. I need five commitments from you if you want to avoid the wake of destruction that comes from dating a Sociopath. 1. Commitment to your Heart: Healing a broken heart takes […]

Who is a Sociopath?

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Sociopaths/Psychopaths are fun, exciting, seductive, charismatic, impulsive, sexy AND unfortunately individuals diagnosed with anti-social personality disorder. What does this mean to you? After you have been drawn into their world, you are going to find: They don’t keep agreements. They have a disregard for the law and any rules. They lie, are deceitful, can use […]

Conflict Resolution: How To Approach And Stop Avoiding!

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If you have been traumatized by conflict, you may avoid it at all cost. Unfortunately, that can lead to some pretty damaging behavior that puts you more at risk physically, emotionally, and financially, than the conflict itself.     Let’s look at some guidelines to resolve conflict with dignity and safety so you can look […]

Santa Please Send My Christmas Backbone ASAP!

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 “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” Robert Schuller If you look at the tools in my book, you can design the holidays rather than be swept along in the disasters of the past. If you are one of those people who has been know to say, I hate the holidays STOP and let’s […]

It Is Time For Democrats To Grow A Backbone

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The elections are over.  I join those who are requesting the Democrats, all democrats including the President, grow/find/buy a Backbone! If you say you are going to do something, we listen agreement, and we need to see you do everything in your power to keep your agreements. We then want you to tell us about […]

Robin Williams

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“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” Laurell K Hamilton Mistral’s Kiss From the outside looking in, it is easy to say, but he had so much why couldn’t he find the help he needed. From the inside looking out, a lot of the […]

Say No to Killing!

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“Whenever one person stands up and says, “Wait a minute, this is wrong,” it helps other people do the same.” Gloria Steinem Wouldn’t it be nice if we lived in a world where everyone had a strong moral compass? How safe would we all feel if everyone followed the golden rule and treated others, as […]

Say No To The Weight Of Your Past!

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” Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” Steve Jobs Someone recently asked me the definition of Codependency, so let’s take a look at what we can see to help uncover this complicated phenomenon. The visual I have is someone who is suppose to be driving his own car in […]

Denial– Take a Whack at Yours Today!

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“ You will never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” Christopher Columbus Denial is a mechanism we use consciously or unconsciously to alter reality, usually to pretend it is better than it is. We don’t want to see aspects of life for which we have no solution […]