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Is life throwing a curveball? 4 Survival Skills that help you conquer hard times

Is life throwing a curveball? 4 Survival Skills that help you conquer hard times

People who have confidence in their coping ability will find it easier to face challenges. People who have doubts about their coping capacity may be more fearful and less prepared to cope with a problem. 

 

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The miracle of creating a Why Board (and why it works)

A WHY Board is a visualization of my hopes and dreams, a simple way to help me collect my thoughts and remind myself of what I want to achieve and why.  Magically (or almost so) most of my dreams do come true. 

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My secrets to prepare for intimacy after a mid-life divorce

My secrets to prepare for intimacy after a mid-life divorce

Let’s face it; sex is like riding a bike: You always remember how to do it! Still, the thought of being intimate with a new man is terrifying for a lot of Prime Time Women (age 40 plus) – myself included.

 

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How to improve your networking skills if you are shy, introverted, or insecure!

How to improve your networking skills if you are shy, introverted, or insecure!

For many people, attending social events with a crowd of unfamiliar faces and the pressure to succeed can leave us feeling fragile and fearful of being a failure.

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Your Personal Brand - first impression last

Your Personal Brand - first impression last

Your Professional images on social media pages can either sabotage or enhance your business and career. 

 

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The day my daughter told me

The day my daughter told me "I am in love with a woman"

I believe that we all have moments in our lives that we will never forget. Moments that become game changers, moving us in new directions or towards developing a new mindset. It happened to me when my beautiful girl told me, “I’m in love with Carrie.”

 

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7 Tips for Peaceful Co-Parenting After Divorce

7 Tips for Peaceful Co-Parenting After Divorce

Let’s face the facts: Our children are the real losers when adults can’t make the marriage work. When we start to act immaturely during or after the split, our children pay the price. They feel caught in the middle of the chaos surrounding the most important people in their lives – their parents.

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The essence of networking - Paying it Forward

The essence of networking - Paying it Forward

Are you are a giver or a taker?

11 months ago, I was seriously ill, faced with a life-threatening condition. As a single mother with two sons living with me, I was devastated and unable to care for them…or myself. I wasn't able to walk, dress, cook, or do anything practical around the house for a long time. 

 
 

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Miracles against all odds

Miracles against all odds

I believe that in our darkest moments we can get closest to our souls. I did. 

Only 9 months ago, I was in a dire, desperate situation. In the bathroom (again), I prayed for a miracle. Calling my daughter-in-law to my side, I whispered, “Call a Doctor, NOW! I’m not going to make it unless someone takes charge. I won’t live much longer.”

 

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How to support the children when a parent is life-threatening ill

How to support the children when a parent is life-threatening ill

A friend called me a few days ago, and she could hardly speak, as her voice kept breaking down:
"Susan, the cancer is back, and this time it is everywhere, what do I tell my children." 

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How to pump up for happiness

How to pump up for happiness

The Road of Life will be filled with many potholes, and we will undoubtedly struggle to negotiate obstacles as we travel that road. 

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Midlife Women: Divorce is Not a Life Sentence:

Midlife Women: Divorce is Not a Life Sentence:

Divorce is never a "walk in the park," especially when children are involved. I too, was in an "emotional tumble dryer" for a long time. But I knew it is a part of the transition and that leaving everything that was safe in my life and step into the land of "the unknown" would be scary at times. 

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Love Yourself Sister Woman

Love Yourself Sister Woman

Loving ourselves is a personal, spiritual and lifelong journey, but it is also the most important one. 

 

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About a Boy

About a Boy

When kids are helping kids. This is story of how the Super Dog Zam came to live and continue to bring smiles on children fases.

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The Art of Dying - Writing Your Final Chapter

The Art of Dying - Writing Your Final Chapter

For a person who has learned that their time is now limited, the feelings of shock and fear can seem to disable. For loved ones, accepting that a dying person has only limited time left is heartbreaking.

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Mommy, Can I Call You In Heaven?: How we coped with cancer as a family

Mommy, Can I Call You In Heaven?: How we coped with cancer as a family

I couldn’t live my life to the fullest if I didn’t face the possibility of not surviving.

The battle against cancer transformed my life, but I never asked the “Why me?” question. Instead, I focused on planning for the end of my life in case I didn’t survive. And to enjoy every second with my lovedones. 

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"Parent's Guide" - Self-help Book for Parents With Grieving Children

A child who is experiencing loss of a loved one, especially a parent or sibling, is likely to suffer from depression and permanent ordeal if the situation is not taken care of.

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The Super Dog Zam Grief Books for Children

The Super Dog Zam Grief Books for Children

The untold Burden of childhood grief. New national research we conducted shows that one out of seven kids will lose a parent or sibling before the age of 20.

The impact of such loss can be profound, and childhood bereavement is one of our society’s most painful and underestimated phenomena. 

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