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August 9, 2016

One Small Truth

I was sitting on a park bench the other day when an elderly gentleman came walking by wearing a light jacket that had a VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) patch. I stood up, excused myself and said “I see that you served and I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your service.”…

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August 5, 2016

Adversary, Ally, Foe or Friend?

Have you wondered what classifies someone as an adversary, ally, foe or friend? Are your relationships with others conditional or unconditional? Do you have realistic expectations of those in your family, social circles and work groups that you encounter? Adversaries are always against you and your best interest. Although it can feel that we have…

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July 20, 2016

Appreciation

What do caregivers, clients, and internal staff want? That’s easy: they want your appreciation. They want to be treated like the most important people in the world. How can you accomplish this? It may be simpler than you think. Research done in restaurants, for example, shows that customer appreciation is all in the gesture. A…

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July 5, 2016

Growing in Your Journey

We will all have times in our lives that will present us with great opportunities and great challenges. During those times we need to focus on what got us to that point and what will get us through. We must always try to give our best effort in everything and anything we do, while understanding…

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June 27, 2016

Unplug, Unwind and Reconnect Over the Weekend

Weekends are a time to spend with family and friends and enjoy the things you like to do. It is a time for reflection and to recharge your mind and your spirit to face the week ahead. Will there be a plan of things to do or are you just going to wing it! Planning…

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June 20, 2016

Dyslexia – Limitation or Opportunity?

Like many families, mine has members who deal with the challenge of dyslexia.  Historically, dyslexia has been a source of limitation, and often, of shame. What exactly is dyslexia?  It’s a general term for conditions where the individual has difficulty learning to read or interpret words, letters, and numbers.  It’s important to recognize that these…

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June 15, 2016

Words Matter

Ever hear the phrase, “Say what you mean and mean what you say”? It is simple advice and if practiced in all our daily interactions and communications, it can be incredibly effective in reducing misunderstandings, building trust and creating personal integrity. Take for instance, a recent encounter with a client and caregiver that had only…

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May 31, 2016

No… Not More Change!

According to Benjamin Disraeli, “Change is inevitable. Change is constant.” Yet, many of us have asked the following question. If change is a constant and it beats to its own drum at times, then why is it challenging for some and not for others to accept or embrace?  Change affects us all differently. Our acceptance…

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May 25, 2016

Fitness Friends

Trying to lose weight or get in better shape? Let summer be a great time to start! Find a friend and team up!! A good workout plan can make it easier and more enjoyable to reach your goals. For starters, you’ll encourage each other, so you maintain your motivation. You’ll also have someone close by…

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May 16, 2016

Transitions

I am a person that thoroughly enjoys the winter months. I love the snow, the crisp cold air and yes, I even like the longer nights. Why? Because when the nights are long and cold, the sunrise has an even greater impact on me. There is a greater sense of anticipation and, consequently a greater…

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