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Women Making Strides · 3W ago

Facing Our Fears

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can ta...
Women Making Strides · 1M ago

Celebrate and Enjoy Life

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey “If you’re lucky enough to be alive, you should use each birthday to celebrate what you...
Women Making Strides · 2M ago

Good Enough versus Perfect

“Many people think of perfectionism as striving to be your best, but it is not about self-improvement; it’s about earning approval and acceptance.” – Brene Brown “Perfectionism is not a ques...
Women Making Strides · 3M ago

Adjusting our Attitudes

“Watch out for the joy-stealers: gossip, criticism, complaining, faultfinding, and a negative, judgmental attitude.” – Joyce Meyer In last month’s blog post, we talked about enjoying our liv...
Women Making Strides · 4M ago

Moments of Happiness

“Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It’s the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps.”...
Women Making Strides · 5M ago

Making Better Choices

“Your life is basically a sum of all the choices you make. The better your choices, the better opportunity to lead a happy life.” – Karen Salmansohn Last fall, low rates were offered for the...
Women Making Strides · 6M ago

Coaching Ourselves In Our Journals

“Self-coaching is what I teach coaches and clients to do. . . . We each have the ability to learn wisdom, and as we learn wisdom, we become our own counselor.” – Martha Beck, as quoted here....
Women Making Strides · 7M ago

Still Unwritten

“Today is where your book begins, the rest is still unwritten.” – Natasha Bedingfield Some years ago, I faced a milestone birthday. I thought, “If I’m ever going to get my teeth straightened...
Women Making Strides · 8M ago

Our Sisterhood Connections

“We don’t need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful.” – Taylor Swift I recently contributed a small piece to the book #Sisterhood Connection: A Year of Empowerm...
Women Making Strides · 9M ago

Happiness and Hygge

“Life can pass us by so quickly, and before we know it, it’s gone. All those small moments in between the big moments are just as important and precious. Feelings of connection, presence, si...