Say Goodbye – Say Hello

This post comes about because a colleague of mine, Lois Hart, sent her new book to me. I thought you might like to see how relevant it was for me and how you could use it too.

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When Change Stalls Out

You’ve been working the same job for years.  It’s OK.  It pays the bills.  But inside your heart, you really don’t want to be there.  Getting to work is an effort.

You feel itchy inside wanting change, but then you think about

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Celebrate the Ending

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls a butterfly. ~Richard Bach
In the local newspaper, I recently read about a local artist, Jennifer Davey, who uses her art to help process violence.   It was her own brush with violence that brought urgency to the issue.  In 1999,

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Change is Afoot!

In the end, she became more than what she expected. She became the journey, and like all journeys, she did not end, she just simply changed directions and kept going. ~r.m.drake
I just returned from a lovely road trip to south Louisiana for a family reunion.  We gathered to celebrate my mom’s 100th birthday if she were still alive.  Our family silent auction netted $1,100+ and the entire proceeds were donated to the Acadiana Hospice for their loving care of Mom in her final days. It seems a lot of folks I’ve spoken with lately notice how things are changing.  Not just births, deaths, marriages, graduations, i.e. the usual.  The changes felt cultural or a response to things being out of control.  (Like Hurricane Harvey last year). Along ...

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Nutrients from the ground

vegetables from the garden
As I was tidying up after dinner last night, I had to decide: Do I throw out the leftover chard cooking liquid, or drink it?  It honestly didn’t take much deliberation to make short work of that delicious nutrient-rich beverage. Had that chard come from the grocery store

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Is Risk a Four-Letter Word?

And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything you risk even more. Erica Jong
I’m originally from a southern state.  A client in Georgia shared last week that she didn’t complete her coaching challenge because she had to deal with “some southern sh*t.” I laughed out loud! Coming from that culture, I knew there was some ...expectation.   She shared

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