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New Opportunities

What happens when you volunteer a copious amount of hours on a project? Sometimes, an opportunity presents itself offering a win-win for all. Such as this case for me as an International Faculty member of Breakthroughs International. I have been volunteering countless hours reviewing previous decisions and creating materials to match. In the midst, COVID-19 …

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What’s That You Say?

The hand that drives the laptop mouse is over worked. He’s complaining to his supervisor, the shoulder. The pecs in the front of the shoulder girdle are shortening in defense–they don’t like listening to complainers. The rib on the top is locked up and pissed off! The muscles around the shoulder blade are sending negative …

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Are you having a movement?

Movement. Are you having one? Moment. How about some of those? I know I’m having plenty of both. Movement Meet Ups I’m offering FREE sessions every Friday morning at 11 AM Central Daylight Time. So far we’ve focused on the core, attitude, vision and posture–all biggies from our increased screen time. Check out my Facebook …

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House of Winners

“We live in a house of winners!” was the fist-pumping exclamation from the lunch eating young adult when his baby sister found out she won the Tractor Supply Good Neighbor Contest. It is an answered prayer, a dream come true—to have kids see the glass as half full instead of half empty. Every family member …

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Reset the Anchor

Fishing anchors    As a frequent traveler, the metaphor of anchoring is a powerful one for me and my work. Maybe it’s because BK (before kids), my hubby and I used to fish and anchors made me nervous. Sometimes, they’d come loose—what if we drifted somewhere unfamiliar? Or they’d come up full of weeds—what if we …

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A Victim of Trauma

I. Fearful. Victim. I had an experience that left me feeling traumatized. The first thing my mom asked as I was sharing was, “Why? Why would God allow this?” And that question allowed me to start healing. There must be a lesson here for me to learn—maybe tolerance of those living in abusive situations or …

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Travel Takeaways from Teenagers

I survived 24+ hours in a van with 5 teenagers and 2 other adults. We traveled to the American Quarter Horse Congress to compete in a knowledge competition about everything equine. The kids fundraised hard for this adventure. As their coach, I was as excited as they were. Yes, there are elements of the adventure …

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