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Are You Ready to Change?

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Something I’ve identified in my lifetime doing quality improvement and providing education to different groups of people regarding life situations (for example, I recently have been lecturing on diabetes prevention) is the concept of forever…

Congrats on Building Your Dream!

I woke up to this message on my LinkedIn this morning. "Congrats on Building Your Dream".  What better way to start the day? Yes, I do believe I've "built my dream".  I'll explain. As many of you know, I've worked in healthcare since 1987,…

The effects of inconsiderate behavior on others

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Look around.  It’s everywhere.  I like to learn and observe.  It’s how I understand things and how I grow.  Over and over again I have become more aware of examples of behaviors that completely adversely affect others.  I truly believe,…

HAPPINESS IN A NUTSHELL

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Thousands of books have been written (and read) about happiness—what it is and how to achieve it. So, why are so many people still miserable? As a self-proclaimed Happiness Specialist, I feel compelled to answer that question. This is a…

You can run but you can’t hide

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This quote, "You can run but you can't hide", attributed to Joe Lewis, American Heavyweight Boxer, popped into my mind the other day.  It can’t be more true. As I sit here writing this, I think about the dentist appointment I’ve been putting…

Attitude

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Every once in awhile (actually more than once in awhile ever since I've worked on becoming more present in “the moment” I am in), I find I learn things just by watching or listening to others -- whether it is something a person will say…

ACTING OUT WITH CHILDREN

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When I first decided to teach acting I started with adults. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to touch the natural creativity of the child, especially the very young. I watched my adults grow so quickly in my classes. They became more self-confident,…

CHOICE

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This week’s article is a general discussion on choice and some things I’ve become more aware of as I’m learning.  For those who don’t know the story about how Time to Play (www.TimetoPlay.com) started, about 4 years ago I realized…

RESPECT - We all want it

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I woke this morning with the word “RESPECT” running through my mind.  I realized that getting respect and being respected is a huge priority in my life.  I also believe others feel being respected is necessary in theirs.  I choose to…