No. 43 – Intention Setting
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No. 43 – Intention Setting

Dear One, With heartfelt intention of sharing illuminating ideas for alleviating challenges and elevating you, I offer ‘Intention Setting.’ “Setting Intentions is the act of stating what you Intend to accomplish through your actions,” per Coralie Sawruk.  Intention Setting directs Thoughts for Action to follow. Intentions bring forward vision to help, form, and execute plans. “When your Intention is clear, so […]

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No. 42 – Surrendering
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No. 42 – Surrendering

Dear One, With an intention to help you potentially use obstacles as fuel to benefit you in any small or large way, I offer you ‘Surrendering.’ Recently, I’d inched away from habits that serve me; PPWSD-ing (Pause, Pray/Meditate, Wait, Silence & Distance), honoring Process over Perfection, Break taking, and Flexibility were less go-tos. As Annie Duke, winning poker player and […]

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No. 41 – Being Wrong’s Upside
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No. 41 – Being Wrong’s Upside

Dear One, With my continued intention of sharing ideas on growing from adversity or from wherever you are – which can also, potentially, better life, I offer you ‘Being Wrong’s Upside.’ The road to excellence and traversing difficulty takes some very similar strategies which surprised me – and which I learned the hard way.  Ahem. To gain […]

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No. 40 – Realness
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No. 40 – Realness

Dear One, My intention is to share with you ideas for turning obstacles into fuel and/or for cultivating gifts, insights, or redeeming something-ness.  To this end, ‘Realness’ may, perhaps, be a gift from challenge to aid your Real, fab self in showing up more.   Per Merriam-Webster, Realness is “behaving … in a way that feels true, honest, or familiar and without pretension or […]

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No. 39 – Listening Within
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No. 39 – Listening Within

Dear One, Listening Within’ to silent, soft Knowing resulted in discoveries, fruitful changes, and continuous evolving for me.  More often than not, by Listening and choosing a Process over Perfection approach, I keep on learning, Rethinking when I’m ‘wrong,’ shifting what I do for improvement, … annnnnnd repeat. I realized a few years ago that instead of Listening to my intuition, I […]

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No. 38 – Rethinking
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No. 38 – Rethinking

Dear One, To be of service to you in discovering what’s possible in improving your life, my intention remains to share what aided my traversing adversity and resulted in fruitful health, relationship, and work outcomes. ‘Rethinking’ was another aspect of my rising as it opens the mind to grow, change, and evolve.  Merriam-Webster simply defines Rethink as “to think about again.”  Prior […]

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No. 37 – Grace
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No. 37 – Grace

Dear One, In intending to share what aided my rising from falling such that it serves you in turning tricky times into triumphs – or less painful and/or even potentially increasing peace, wisdom, or other virtues, I offer you ‘Grace.’ In simplest terms per Merriam-Webster, Grace is “…Divine assistance…”  As Paul Selig further explains, “Grace is […]

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No. 36 – Words
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No. 36 – Words

Dear One, With my continued intention of sharing what aided me in turning adversity into Divine gifts such that this serves you in potentially discovering what’s truly possible, I offer you reflections on ‘Words.’ What potent power Words hold. More than I ever imagined – until recent years.   Spoken or written haphazardly, unintentionally, or displeasingly […]

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No. 35 – Releasing
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No. 35 – Releasing

Dear One, With my continued, heartfelt intention to share what aided my traversing adversity and rising such that you may discover ways to turn challenges into less pain, or more wholeness or, even, more wisdom or peace or success, I offer you, ‘Releasing.’ Formerly, holding hard stuff inside was my general MO.  Scary, uncomfortable, icky-to-look-at […]

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No. 34 – Humility
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No. 34 – Humility

Dear One, My intention is to share how I – and others – rose from difficulty so you may traverse trials, possibly, to a ‘better’ place and/or fruitfully change.  These concepts continue to enable me to see challenges differently – well, more often – and helped me turn adversity into gifts. I acknowledge that the […]

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