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Women Making Strides · 3W ago

Our Best Intentions

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” – Beverly Sills When someone is going through trauma, I often say, “Take care of yourself during this traumatic ti...
Women Making Strides · 1M ago

Aging Gracefully

“You have to truly grasp that everybody ages. Everybody dies. There is no turning back the clock. So the question in life becomes: What are you going to do while you’re here?” – Goldie Hawn ...
Women Making Strides · 2M ago

Noticing and Appreciating Nature–and Life

“There’s so much to appreciate about my life every single day, and I make a big point of taking time to smell the roses and notice how lucky I am. I never want to take that for granted.” – J...
Women Making Strides · 3M 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 · 4M 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 · 5M 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 · 6M 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 · 7M 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 · 8M 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 · 9M 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....