Category Archives: Blog

Taking Time to Breathe

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Many days for me used to be so frenzied that I felt like I was running fast to nowhere…so fast that I could hardly catch my breath. My to-do list ran off my desk and down the hallway. I was overtired, overcommitted and overwhelmed. There were days that I wanted to scream out loud and some days I did. Well, actually I […]

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Can Guilt be a Good Thing?

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Sometimes guilt is useful and healthy. Without it we would feel no remorse for hurting others or breaking laws. Because we want to avoid feeling remorseful, we are often more mindful of the way we treat others. However, should we somehow cause hurt to someone, either intentional or unintentional, guilt can motivate us to try […]

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Do People Really Change?

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   Is it really possible for someone to change? Absolutely! But they are not going to change because we want them to. While most people know this to be so, it doesn’t stop them from trying to force the change anyway. Changing others used to be my mission in life. I used to think it so important […]

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Embracing Your Personal Power

 “You’ve got the power in your hand. You’ve got the power to make me understand,” are some of the lyrics to one of my favorite James Brown songs. A song I used to be caught singing to the top of my lungs when I was younger. Back then, the lyrics really meant nothing to me; just words […]

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Bouncing Back from Divorce – The Power to Heal Your Heart

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Although each of us have the power to heal our own hearts, we still need to reach out to others to help us through the process. Just like a dentist may know how to extract a tooth, he needs to call on another dentist if one of his own needs extracting. My biggest mistake while […]

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The Personality Puzzle

Identifying your personality traits is the first step to developing a positive attitude. Are you an energetic, passionate person or are you shy and reserved? Are you engaging when you meet new people or do you tend to shrink back? Do you like teaming up with others or do you prefer to stay isolated and work alone? Your […]

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Everyday is My Fifth Birthday

Every Day is My 5th Birthday As children our birthdays are usually annual celebrations planned for us by our parents or other loved ones.  But as we grow older, we start to decide how and when we will celebrate this special occasion and mostly design our celebrations around the things that make us happy. As a […]

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Pick up the Pieces

  I am telling my age with this one, but that is fine. I am proud to now be a flavorfully seasoned, many roads traveled, broken but not defeated, passion-driven servant for God. As a sophomore in High School, the song “Pick up the Pieces” by the Average White Band (AWB) was one of my […]

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Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful

It was at a very early age that I got sucked into the popular definition of “beautiful” and unfortunately it stuck with me throughout childhood, my teenage years and even into adulthood.  As a child I watched the cutest babies be given extra attention and the more attractive students become teacher’s pets throughout Junior High […]

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