Building a Life

I was sitting in a meeting the other day with some people from a corporation that builds airplanes. A woman at the table told me that she led a team of people who were experts on how to build a plane. I thought, “Wouldn’t it be great if we could assemble a team of experts to teach ...

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Fallen, But Angels Nonetheless

Four years ago, I spent three days and three nights in the psychiatric ward of a hospital. Today, I am the happy, healthy, high-spirited “shifting expert” for Sucky To Soulful, a website dedicated to sharing fun and easy tools that support personal growth at the speed of life. It is usually ...

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What Being a Mom Really Means

One day my son came to me and told me that there was a boy at school teasing him.  It was causing him distress because he was young and didn’t have the self-confidence to stand up for himself. My mama bear instincts kicked in and, to be honest, I wanted to go to the school and berate the ...

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The Reset Button

At our kitchen table last night the conversation turned to the government shutdown, with my kids wondering out loud the whys and the hows. After some discussion, I suggested our lawmakers needed to pause to find common ground. My daughter, Christina, jumped in and responded that they ...

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