What has COVID-19 taught you about chaos?

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image of light at the end of the tunnel “Backup is my computer’s shepherd, My data shall not want. It lets me download software with good pleasure, knowing my data is untroubled like still waters. It restores my system, It lets me surf the paths of cyberspace for information’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the Silicon Valley of the shadow of death, I… Read more »

Dare to Heal Relationship Wounds

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Image of middle age couple back to back eyes closed - Dare to heal relationship wounds “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”Helen Keller Relationships, including healthy relationships, tend to have their difficult past their dark secrets, their painful memories, we “better not touch.” Couples with good relationship and communication skills may dare to touch some old wounds and find overdue healing… Read more »

Lead by Example

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People discussing Lead By Example “Orders come from customers, not from leaders.”Joyce Rachelle Leading by example, sounds like a stereotype, but reality tells us that it neither just comes naturally nor is the advice followed universally. It demands some self-discipline and awareness from the leader to always recall actively “what behavior would I expect from my leader in the same… Read more »

Blame Chokes Change!

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Who is to Blame? handwritten on a white background “When you blame others, you give up your power to change.”Dr. Robert Anthony COVID-19 has created a global lockdown forcing humanity to stop, stay still, reset, and rise up into something new. As the world again opens up, stresses are over-the-top for many. Despite the intense challenges and desire to blame, each day gives ample… Read more »

The COVID-19 Temporary Speed Bump

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Cartoon of car at high speed hitting an old man and birds. The purpose is to show speed bumps in life are meant to slow you down for surprises “Life’s road is full of twists and turns and obstacles of varying degrees. Some speed bumps look far more dangerous than they actually are. Some speed bumps can rip the bottom off your vehicle. Even so, speed bumps are meant to temporarily slow you down to a safer speed and prepare you to be able… Read more »

Top 10 Ways to Transition through COVID-19

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image of face mask, goggles, and protective gown and colorful words CORONA VIRUS Top 10 Ways to Transition through COVID-19 by Melody Taylor-Fliege COVID19 – this! COVID19 – that! It seems never to end! Yet every day the sun rises and sets, and we have another opportunity to work with parts of ourselves that this virus does not let us escape—some good, some not so good! While dealing… Read more »

Extraordinary Times of Covid19

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Image of Sad Schoolgirl with face mask bored feeling depressed and lonely in empty playground as school is closed. Restrictions and lockdown as Coronavirus containment measures. With Quote Extraordinary Times of Covid19 "Extraordinary accomplishments are only achieved when we are able to overcome extraordinary challenges." by O.J. Brigance “Extraordinary accomplishments are only achieved when we are able to overcome extraordinary challenges.”O.J. Brigance Extraordinary times call for extraordinary cooperation, thinking, and dealing with right now! Keeping yourself, friends, colleges, and kids’ brains active, combatting loneliness, staying sane in the drastic situations you may be facing – all are part of new daily struggles caused… Read more »

Conscious Breathing Against COVID19

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Image Delivering Food To A Self-isolate Woman or Quarantine At Home with quote, "The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' (危机 Wéijī) One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger--but recognize the opportunity." --John F. Kennedy “The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ (危机 Wéijī) One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger–but recognize the opportunity.”John F. Kennedy Spring Equinox today marks the earliest Spring in 124 years! If covid19 is not crazy enough, add in a… Read more »

Challenge to increase your integrity

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A word cloud of integrity related items “Integrity is choosing courage over comfort; choosing what is right over what is fun, fast, or easy; and choosing to practice our values rather than simply professing them.”Brene Brown Today I challenge you to strengthen areas where you feel your integrity is weaker to bring more balance and fulfillment to your entire life. Examine what… Read more »