A Fine Line: Helping, vs. Enabling Others

A Fine Line: Helping, vs. Enabling Others

I’m not going to make this Post about politics. The people here in the U.S. have some soul-searching and reality-checking to do. Choices, and decisions to make. It’s clear to a lot of us that it’s time to address our “issues” as a nation. Still, as I was thinking...
Figuring-out Who You Are, With a Little Help

Figuring-out Who You Are, With a Little Help

Yesterday morning I met with a colleague who has a consulting business. We were discussing Coaching (like after an employee’s performance review), versus Mentoring (less prescriptive). Mentoring needs a personal connection; a relationship. Coaching, not always. Bottom...
Looking Within For Your Soulmate

Looking Within For Your Soulmate

Valentine’s Day Carryover. Of course: during February I’ve been thinking about Twin Flames and Soulmates. The catalyst? A Valentine’s Day pitch I came across, to all un-partnered people everywhere:  “Become your own soulmate!” As it often happens with me,...
Reasons to Stop Stressing About Aging

Reasons to Stop Stressing About Aging

Singer-songwriter David LaFlamme (the band was called It’s a Beautiful Day, in the 60’s) wrote a song called “Time”. The lyrics are actually a riff on a piece of classical literature, but LaFlamme took a piece of ‘classic’ art and made it accessible to anyone and...
Time To Live Your Own Life

Time To Live Your Own Life

I’ve written before about my love-affair with effective marketing strategies. Not just because my son works in a related field (so I feel a little compelled to ‘keep up’ with the game). Good advertising can be so amazingly clever in its subtlety and accuracy in...
Being “Set”

Being “Set”

I try not to compare myself to others in my age group – in any major category of ‘status’ (health and well-being, financial stability, the successes of our children out in the world). But sometimes the differences smack me in the face, reminding me to review The Good...
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