Ziplining through Change (9/30/22)

A friend just sent me a photo from our ziplining trip in Alaska a few years ago. Dealing with change can be like ziplining if you’ve had days that leave you thinking, “This is not what I signed up...

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What’s the Name of Your Storm? (9/2/22)

Even though I keynote women's conferences all over the US, I live in Louisiana. Like so many of you in our area, every year I prepare, plan, worry (and pray) to be spared from those destructive storms we call...

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How Big is your “Classroom”? (8-19-22)

“Back to school” happenings this week remind me of an important yearly ritual when our three kids were in school. Two weeks before classes began, we would drive to school and read the homeroom class lists taped to the...

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Re-Writing Your Life Script (7/22/22)

We recently had the thrill of attending Hamilton at the Saenger Theater in New Orleans. Since this wasn’t a typical play I prepared by reading all the lyrics, along with an article titled “Hamilton for dummies.”  Very helpful! And...

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Making Your List … and Checking it Twice (6/24/22)

As of June 1, we in the South are asking: “How can it be Hurricane Season already?” Of course hurricanes are now traveling to states they’ve never been before. Depending on where you live, you may worry about tornadoes,...

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Remember the Rules? (6/17/22)

A few days ago I was stopped at a red light, next to a car full of teenaged girls being chauffeured by a mom. Thinking back to when our teens needed a ride from mom or dad (or any...

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Fun with Dick and Jane (6-10-22)

I’ve often thought about the propaganda I was exposed to when I was taught, at the tender age of six, that some people really did have perfect families and perfect lives. And it had to be true because it...

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Learning from Perfect – and NOT so Perfect – Days (6/3/22)

Think back to a special day in your life when you were a child. It could have been your birthday, a family vacation, or neighborhood adventures with your best friend. This perfect day held such promise that you couldn’t...

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Staying Angry is Too Much Work! – Part 2 (5/27/22)

Last week I promised to give you tools to help manage your anger. It may be your own, or you “caught it” from an angry person. It could be recent, or it could be anger you’ve been holding onto...

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Staying Angry is Too Much Work! (5/20/22)

Anger is a normal human emotion, and we all get angry once in a while. There are certainly justifiable reasons for anger that give us the energy to make positive changes, fight against injustice, right a wrong, confront a...

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