Category Archives: Parenting

Emowering Tip: Never give up

Today’s quote is from that world-famous inventor, Thomas Edison, who said, “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” Boy, this is a perfect quote for him … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: 6+3=9

This week, I’d actually like to talk about an idea. Think about this … 6+3=9. But so does 5+4 … and so does 1+8 … and so does 2+7. This is a great example of the many different ways people … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Find the good in yourself

This week’s quote is from Dr. Wayne Dyer, a self-help author and motivational speaker. He says, “Initiate a habit of choosing thoughts and ideas that support feeling good and powerful, and that elevate you to a higher level of consciousness.”

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Empowering Tip: Let go of yesterday’s junk

This week’s quote is from Louise Smith, a NASCAR racer known as “the first lady of racing” – so she sure knows about overcoming obstacles and finding success! She said, “You can’t reach for anything new if your hands are … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Don’t doubt

This week’s quote is, “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” It was said by Suzy Kassem, a writer, film director, philosopher and poet, and she really said it right: people often don’t have a lot of faith in … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Embrace change

This week’s quote is from Socrates, a Greek philosopher who was born almost 2,500 years ago – that’s right, 2,500!  He was really amazing and has said all kinds of great things. But for today, the quote I’m going to … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: People decorate your life

Hi everyone!  It’s the last day of my winter break, and it’s been wonderful.  I’ve gotten to spend so much time with my family and friends, and I really got to relax and rejuvenate!  I also got my first college … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: 365 opportunities

It’s 2015! Wow! We were up late & celebrating with Cheerwine (don’t worry – it’s just wild cherry-flavored pop – have you ever tried it? Delicious!) so I’m a bit tired … And this week, a special treat: my cousin … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Believe your life can be better

This week’s quote is pretty straightforward and simple:  “If you want your life to be better, you have to believe it can be.” Negativity brings you down.  If you think negatively all the time, you’ll draw negative energy to you … Continue reading

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Fear can become a habit

When we do something over & over, consciously or not, it becomes habit. Believe it or not, a fear reaction can become habit – when we react with fear to certain situations, our minds and bodies become trained to respond … Continue reading

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