Growing Your Beautiful Life

Category: Personal Growth


This Way to a New Year

How many directions can you go at once?  How many thoughts can you actively attend each moment? Can you keep your eyes ahead while looking over your shoulder? I recently had an “encounter” with my own limitations … in a…

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I Am Clover

If you really did grow out of the ground, what would you be? A type of tree? A certain flower? A field of green grass? Would you blossom underground like a root vegetable? Spread across whatever you touch, like a…

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Your Attitude: Your Choice

I recently “Liked” a facebook page that has some positive, encouraging messages. Unfortunately, other posts deliver messages of bitterness, revenge and negativity.  Sometimes these attitudes are masked as strength, independence and self-esteem. We need to pay attention to know the…

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Beyond Resolutions

I know, I know … you’re not even done with Christmas shopping!  Don’t worry, I am NOT going to ask you to do anything for the new year.  Not yet at least! I just wanted to let you know about…

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Give the Gift of Coaching!

I’m at that point in life where almost everyone on my gift list is an adult – and most of those adults have everything they need. So I’ve transitioned my gift-giving from items to experiences: gift certificates to restaurants or…

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Step One: The Master Gardener

In my last post, I talked about integrity – how it “grows out of who you are at the core of your being…”  But how do we know who we are at our core?  And how did that ‘core’ get…

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Perhaps I’m showing my age here, but do you remember this nursery rhyme?  “Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow…” As with many children’s rhymes written in the 1700’s, this ditty has political and religious connotations, speaking more…

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