Claiming Your Power

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Crash: The Love Story

My awareness about my greatness came in stages due to the fact that that I was carrying a lot of baggage right up until the point of a near-death experience in 1990. I survived a motor...

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To Whom Do You Give Your Power?

I love kaleidoscopes because they remind me that in an instant, everything can change. In many of the “kaleidoscope moments” of my life, I have been able to see long-held beliefs or...

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Knowing My Voice Should Be Heard

A month ago or so, I was extremely surprised by a court order submitted by my ex-husband. Without my knowledge, he was emancipating my son that has multiple disabilities and the Judge ruled...

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Baseball: A game for boys AND for girls

My name is Laura and I want to share my story about Girls playing baseball. When I was 6, I moved to Tokyo with my parents and immediately discovered baseball, the most popular sport in...

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Feeling Good About “No”

Recent conversations with four friends from different walks of life left me wondering what happened to our collective ability to utter that very simple, two-letter word that could help make...

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A Week of My Own

There was a time I wore my To Do List like a badge of honor. I did it all: held down a full-time job while raising three children; volunteered for local charities; entertained on the...

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Building Boundaries

The most challenging and ongoing struggle in my life is maintaining a relationship with my over-bearing, narcissistic mother. I constantly wrestle with how to preserve my sense of self when...

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A Promise to Myself

There have been so many breakthrough moments in which I crossed a barrier to self-acceptance and self-love, moments in which I chose to love me, and to stop sacrificing myself to meet...