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I’ll post new bits of inspiration here a couple times each month. Expect quotes, links to videos, musings, recipes, and who knows what!

Grateful for the little things

The Thanksgiving holiday is a wonderful reminder to be grateful for our many blessings. Remembering the big stuff – family, friends, love and laughter – is often easy. But what about all of the small beauty we may overlook on … Continue reading

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Is being overly busy a form of laziness?

A friend recently dropped this nugget of wisdom on me: “busyness is a form of laziness.” Hmpf. If you read this blog regularly, you may have picked up on the themes of overwhelm, stress, and general busyness. I’ve looked at … Continue reading

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Permission Granted

This week in yoga as we moved into final relaxation, my teacher said, “I give you permission to let go.” Hmm, permission… I don’t consider myself a big risk taker, but the major changes I’ve made and chances I’ve taken … Continue reading

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Human Being vs Human Doing

Since I launched my business in 2013, I’ve often written about working too much, stress, time management and being overly busy. Recently I realized that I believe “it is more important that I am productive than joyful.” Ouch. This is … Continue reading

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Things always get different

In the past month, two of my closest Memphis buddies have moved away. These are folks in my ‘hood who I saw often – my comfortable, familiar friends who always recharged my spirit. The first left a month ago, and … Continue reading

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How ARE you, really?

Recently I was walking into the library while an older gentleman was walking out. I smiled and said, “How are you today?” He replied, “I’m blessed. How are you?” As we passed each other, I responded without looking back, “I … Continue reading

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Send a Card (part 2 – the power of a thank you)

One of the things I discuss at my Authentic Networking workshops is the power of a thank you – especially a hand written thank you after an information interview. When someone takes their valuable time to sit down with you … Continue reading

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Send a Card

I attended an event at the Memphis Botanic Gardens on Sunday, a beautiful spring day with the tulips and cherry trees in full bloom. Fitting, as the event was a discussion for a book called “A Second Blooming: Becoming the … Continue reading

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The Light (part 2)

There is a crack in everything / That’s how the light gets in. – Leonard Cohen The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places. – Ernest Hemingway We are all broken. That’s how the light … Continue reading

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Be a Light

There seems to be general agreement that 2016 was a rough year. Yes, there were blessings and accomplishments and laughter, too. But a rough year. What was so heartening for me was how my clients and friends seemed mobilized by … Continue reading

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