A Kinder, Stress-free Happy Holiday from Laurie Burton

The holiday season is upon us – family, friends, shopping, and far too many cookies! For many, a stress-free, happy holiday seems impossible. While you likely desire the warm, fuzzy feelings of nostalgia and happy times spent with those you love, creating these memories can be difficult when emotions are running at higher levels. More […]

Choosing What You See, Choosing How You Feel

They’re back!!! Once again, the holidays are upon us. Does it seem like more people than ever are lamenting what’s coming? Could it be they’re not looking forward to the cycle of pressure, obligations, expectations, and disappointments? The older we get the faster our life cycles come around and the big banner holiday events may […]

The Essence of Communicating Your Personality Type

As a member of several networking groups, I’m always fascinated by the variety of personalities within groups. Individuals sharing and communicating becomes the essence of the group, giving each group its own unique personality. These groups call to mind my years spent in classrooms. Looking back, I realize that the personality types I experienced in […]

3 Brave Steps to Becoming a Powerful New You

Can you admit to becoming bored, even frustrated with your level of comfort? I can easily feel disappointment when someone I’m working with or the people in my networking groups will not be brave! I notice when people are too uncomfortable, reluctant, or afraid to extend themselves and try something new. I observe people constantly […]