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June 2010 Archives

Last week I talked about the importance of speaking up for YOU, your needs and your time in my post called Turning Over Your Welcome Mat. I call it personal freedom because tying up your time for others keeps you […]

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I’m honored to have an interview with Gary Player, one of golf’s greatest champions. As one of the “Big Three” of golf’s golden era (with Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer), he helped launch golf as a major international sport. He […]

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Many of the comments for my posts tell me a story and then ask, “Am I a DoorMat?” To paraphrase an old saying: If it looks like a duck and walks like a duck and talks like a duck… Do […]

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This is post 90 in my series on the Law of Attraction in Action. You CAN use your power to attract all that you need. I do it every day! Read all the posts in my Law of Attraction in […]

For me, giving back is an ongoing blessing. That’s why it’s so gratifying to read all your thoughts about why you want to become more empowered. And I appreciate those of you who gave advice to others who posted comments. […]

Have been on agreeable autopilot for most of your life? Getting at least somewhat comfortable with expressing yourself will feel liberating. If you’re hesitant to speak your mind or turn down requests that will inconvenience you, imagine the consequences and […]

DoorMats have a tough time resolving conflicts. Often we do what we can to avoid them to the point of generating serious negative emotions from not addressing what bothers us. If we reach the breaking point, our handling of the […]

I never stop being astounded by what clients tell me they hear from others and adopt as their truth about themselves. Just because someone says, “You’ll never amount to anything,” especially years ago, doesn’t mean it’s true, unless you make […]

This is post 89 in my series on the Law of Attraction in Action. You CAN use your power to attract all that you need. I do it every day! Read the posts in this series to see how. A […]