JUST FOR YOU

Stop existing from day to day, and get back to BECOMING your Sure Self in 4 Simple Steps

JUST FOR YOU

Stop existing from day to day, and get back to BECOMING your Sure Self in 4 Simple Steps

The Angst of Letting Go…

I’m feeling a pang of motherhood today. My 15-year-old son just returned from a youth camp and I poignantly felt that adage, “We give birth, and then spend a little every day saying goodbye.” When he left on the previous Monday, I had asked him to call us a few times and let us know …

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Knowing Your Value—at home, in the workplace, and the effect on our daughters

I had a great experience last night with my daughter. I was reading Mika Brzezinksi’s book “Know Your Value” and was shocked to read that these high-powered women (Sheryl Sandberg—COO of Facebook, Valerie Jarrett—presidential advisor to Pres. Obama, etc.) had all experienced the same thing—being underpaid and undervalued. For YEARS. As I read their stories, …

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Duct Taping Your Inner Critic

If you write, you know of an internal editor (that little voice that says after three laborious hours of writing, “That, my friend, is drivel.”) But as women, we tend to take it a step further to an internal critic, that little Aunt Mabel sitting on our shoulder, tapping her eyeglasses, and tut-tutting. “You can’t …

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The Moment of Savoring!

It’s a done deal, he’s cooked, finished, officially graduated! Not without a moment of trauma, mind you. Yes, the Tuesday morning before graduation my mom and I were chatting in my room with the little birdies singing outside my window in the glorious sunshine, when His Nibs comes up (after sleeping in) and says, “When …

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I'm learning to listen!

I’m learning to listen. This past weekend I pitched a national agent my book—a women’s romance fiction. This was a top agent from one of the best publishers in the nation. I had ten minutes to wow her enough that she would want to see a future query letter, maybe a chapter, and if a …

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