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August 2011 Archives

You’re dying to stand up for yourself or ask for what you know you deserve. You work harder than anyone else yet haven’t asked a raise. Your romantic partner does unacceptable things but you haven’t had the nerve to address […]

I’m delighted to have Irene S. Levine, PhD is a journalist and psychologist as my guest today. She blogs as “The Friendship Doctor” on The Huffington Post, Psychology Today and NBC Life Goes Strong. Irene is the author of Best […]

This is post 149 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 […]

Years ago I had a friend I’ll call Lori, who was a parrot for her boyfriend’s beliefs, which I often disagreed with. He had staunch views on politics, which were the opposite of mine. Before meeting this guy, Lori didn’t […]

Do you assume that smiling means you’re happy? Think again! Often a smile is covering up unhappiness. Many people pleasers are brought up told they should smile as much as possible since it makes you seem more agreeable. I was […]

I’m happy to have Lorraine Niemeyer, who writes the blog Inspiration Awaits You,  as my guest today. I love sharing the blessing of giving back to others. Lorraines true story brought me to tears and I asked if I could […]

This is post 148 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 […]

Everyone has experienced some hurts in their lives. It just happens. But many of us feel hurt as a lifestyle, though we may not recognize it. When I was a DoorMat, I pleased everyone to try to offset my insecurity […]