Abuse in Public the New Norm

It has always bothered me when I see people treated lesser than just because of the work they do.  There are many invaluable services performed by people that are abused simply because of the job they hold.  Yet where would we be as a society if no one cleaned toilets?  I am deeply grateful for the janitors and cleaning staff […]

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When My Ego Doesn’t Serve

  Self importance, bossy, pushy, arrogant, cocky, puffing up chest, boasting, self righteous, know it all, has to be #1, rub it in your face, poor winner, my kid is better than your kid, my dad can beat up your dad, being aggressive or unkind are all signs of the dark side of Ego.  Most of us are guilty of […]

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Communication is everything

Try going one day without communicating while living your normal day. Our entire life revolves around communication in some way. 90% of our communication is unspoken in the form of body language. However, in these modern times we tend to communicate mostly through technology. Often we aren’t in the same room with the person we are communicating with therefore 90% […]

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Where have our manners gone?

This question has been asked since the beginning of civilization.  Every few years it seems our culture redefines what is acceptable behavior, and it seems we lower our expectations just a bit more every day. Recently my husband and I were on vacation.  We decided to take in the buffet at the hotel where we were staying.  The line to […]

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Phases of personal growth

  It feels good to buckle down into a new creative adventure.  I can bury myself in any project if I am not careful.  For many years I avoided doing anything I loved because I knew when I got started it was hard to pull me away and I didn’t like to be interrupted.  When I started on a project, I […]

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