Discovering That Writing Is My Passion and Purpose

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I’ve always enjoyed journaling and writing poetry. I even have a children’s book from long ago collecting dust in the back of my closet. But my writer’s journey really began when my mentor and dear friend was retiring as education director from the same religious school that she founded—before we…

Discovering That Writing Is My Passion and Purpose

I’ve always enjoyed journaling and writing poetry. I even have a children’s book from long ago collecting dust in the back of my closet. But my writer’s journey really began when my mentor and dear friend was retiring as education director from the same religious school that she founded—before we had books or curriculum–when religious school…

Embrace Your Femininity: Don’t Hide It in a Dark Drawer

Sometimes women after 50 think that they have reached the pinnacle of their career, but that’s not true for the unstoppable Frances Prado, a visionary whose journey began when she became an empty nester. Often while growing up this daughter of immigrant field workers experienced bouts of homelessness and learned to do without—now she says…

Planting the Seeds for a Healthy Relationship with Your Child

  Five years ago, when Nina Sidell was hit by an oncoming SUV while crossing Broad Street, remarkably she was able to walk away from it with just soft-tissue damage.  She was not hurt to the degree that she could or should have been. Moreover, she now understood how fragile life could be. “I felt…

Yesterday I Just Needed a Shoulder to Cry On

By Lynda Dell (Inspired by a friend) Sometimes you just need a shoulder to bear your burdens, A friend who listens without interruption, A friend who weeps alongside of you, A friend who opens her heart to you, And bares her soul like you just did, A friend who helps you realize, To take one…

5 Keys to Building a Business of Your Dreams

By Lynda Dell When business owner Rick Giandonato missed his five-year-old son’s kindergarten graduation because of his grueling 100-hour-a-week work schedule, he reached a breaking point in his career. “I am going to run a successful business,” this determined dad said,” if it takes until I die to do so.” This “do-or-die” former Marine transformed…

Reach for Your Dreams

By Lynda Dell You learn the most from your failures, providing that you actually take the risks. Sometimes things don’t go according to your best laid plans. Forcing them to happen is not the best … Source: Reach for Your Dreams

Reach for Your Dreams

By Lynda Dell You learn the most from your failures, providing that you actually take the risks. Sometimes things don’t go according to your best laid plans. Forcing them to happen is not the best strategy. I know, I had this great idea, but when  implemented it  didn’t yield the results that I anticipated. I…

A Soldier’s Journey to Social Consciousness

By Lynda Dell Originally posted in January 2107 BOLD + magazine Corey Taylor’s journey to mindfulness began with his own investigation of his painful, irritating episodes of psoriasis and eczema th… Source: A Soldier’s Journey to Social Consciousness

A Soldier’s Journey to Social Consciousness

By Lynda Dell Originally posted in January 2107 BOLD + magazine Corey Taylor’s journey to mindfulness began with his own investigation of his painful, irritating episodes of psoriasis and eczema that made him feel so self-conscious and socially isolated as an adolescent. Throughout high school, Taylor tried every popular skin care product that his dermatologist…

10 Ways To Add The Healing Power Of Water To Your Garden

Gardens can heal the mind, body, and spirit.Check out Dawn Bradford Lange’s practical ideas! Dawn Bradford Lange:  Co-founder of Breast Cancer Yoga. Healing gardens express our own individuality. We can show a bit of our personality with ornamentation and embellishments. We create a balanc… Source: 10 Ways To Add The Healing Power Of Water To…