TMGF – Chapter One Page Four

Conversation has a kind of charm about it, an insinuating and insidious something that elicits secrets from us just like love or liquor.  ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca Every relationship starts with a conversation.  I think back to my initial conversation with Rael and I remember my eagerness to connect, to show my best self, and before the night was over, telling […]

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TMGF – Chapter One Page Three

  Love yourself, accept yourself, forgive yourself,and be good to yourself, because without you the rest of us are without a source of many wonderful things. ~Leo Buscaglia I recently read a book, The Consciousness of Deserving by Rusty Berkus that used the term “snowflake self.”  We are each unique snowflake, fingerprint selves.  The trick […]

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TMGF – Chapter One Page Two

  Love as if you liked yourself, and it may happen. ~Marge Piercy   Self-love is one of those topics that can be so easily misinterpreted.  True self-love has nothing to do with vanity, narcissism, or ego driven behavior.  It is about taking the time, the energy, and the compassion to care for one’s self.  I give myself […]

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Glimpses of Too Much Gold to Flush

I’m excited about a book I have available  starting October 22, 2012. Over the next 16 weeks I will post snippets from the book.  Several years ago I charged head-long into a relationship destined for disaster.  When the inevitable happened,  I was devastated.  In order to avoid future calamities, I vowed to figure out a […]

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The Awesome Power of Affirmations

You may have experimented with affirmations, telling yourself you are rich, wise, and good looking, but nothing happened in spite of all the hoopla about how they are supposed to produce miracles. You may have even been mindful of keeping them present tense, positive, and powerful, but they had little effect. I said affirmations for […]

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I Believe – My Gift and My Curse

Whatever I think about I bring about. That has a nice ring to it, but what is the deeper message? Surely just thinking about something does not make it happen. Not immediately, but given enough time it does. When I focus on a particular mindset, be it positive or negative, I look for data to […]

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Dealing With the Voices in My Head

We’ve all got them – these voices that speak in varying tone and volume and with a variety of messages, occasionally positive, but more often than not pretty mean. There are three categories in which to lump these voices – blame, shame, and Truth. The blaming voice supplies explanations for why whatever the problem is […]

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