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Grateful Woman

25 Gratitude Building Questions

We all have seasons in our lives when it's very hard to be positive. I can easily view myself as the victim. Gratitude is one of the only things that can end my pity party. 

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Creating a Work Culture that’s Positive & Productive

Over the past 20 years as a therapist, trainer, and coach, I've helped over 2,000 families thrive, and over 250 companies improve their work culture. There are similarities between the healthiest companies and families. Here are three traits they have in common.

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4 Life Changing Books I Hope You Read

People change their perspective, long term, by engaging healthy inputs (people, books, podcasts, therapy, coaching, etc) consistently.  You'll become the average of what you engage. Here are 4 life changing books I hope you'll read and why.

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Why You Should Deal with Your Past

I want my clients to live full and free lives. I don't want the past holding them back. Frequently I challenge clients to process, and come to terms with, past trauma. Their future, and mine, depends on us facing our demons.

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Meaningful Conversations

20 Questions to Ignite Meaningful Conversations

Powerful conversations have positively impacted my life. I long for them. While there are no guarantees, you can create an environment where meaningful discussions are more likely to occur. Great questions are a part of creating this environment.

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Tough Decision Making

How to Make Good Decisions

I've wasted countless hours in turmoil over decisions. Indecision has hurt my career and cost me financially. I've frustrated family and friends because I couldn't make up my mind. Few things stress me out more than major choices, and few things bring me as much relief as getting decisions made.

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Finding Clarity

Why I Started Decide Your Legacy

Decide Your Legacy was created to help people find transformational clarity and face their biggest fears. At times, due to my own insecurities, I've played it safe and steered away from this purpose, yet I always end up back at where I started.  

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Critical Woman

How to Be Less Critical & More Encouraging

I can be critical of others. That’s been my strategy for staying safe. With clients and strangers, I’m usually positive and encouraging. With close friends and family, I can be negative. I don't want to get hurt again. Here are 5 relationship strategies helping me break this horrible habit.  

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A Simple Stress Management Tool

I struggle with managing stress. The good news is that I can win this fight, and so can you. I frequently help clients learn to manage stress at both work and home. Here’s one of the tools I teach.

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50 Excellent & Fun Relationship Building Questions

Here's a list of 50 of my favorite relationship building questions. Use this tool to build relationships at work, home, and with your friends. They work well for team meetings and family events. Enjoy!

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