Purpose, Talents, Skills (You Rock!)

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finding your purpose, following your passion, and embracing your awesomeness!


 

Denying Your Strengths is NOT a Strength!

For some of us, our strengths and talents seem hidden for our own view. Is that surprising to hear?

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Why are so many of us blind to what is so innately natural for us? Well, that’s part of the issue – it comes so naturally that we don’t value it. Or we think that anyone can do it.

I’ve also found that our natural talents and strengths weren’t always embraced and supported when we were growing up. We may have been criticized and told to ‘fit in’ or ‘stop dreaming’ or ‘tow the line’ or ‘mind yo…

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Is 2021 the Year You Discover Your Purpose?

Pre-blog Note: I recently completed my coursework to become a Certified Life Purpose Coach (you know me, always learning and always taking classes). It felt like a good match for me because even when I was doing ministerial counseling, it seemed like over half of the people seeking help were asking “What’s next?” or “What’s my purpose” or “I want to live a fulfilling and purpose-driven life, I just don’t know what that looks like” or variations of that theme.
 
My exciting news (exciting to me, an…

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Welcome Home

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When I decide to do something, I’m not someone who just ‘puts their toes in’ and sees how it goes. No, not me. I generally dive right in and am ‘all in.’ As you might imagine, sometimes this doesn’t work out, but it’s always interesting!
 
Recently, I’ve been exploring Judaism in a big way. More specifically, I want to see how I can adapt Judaism to what I believe about universal spiritual principles. You know, ideas like there is a Divine Presence and this thing called “God” is not…

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Living in the Moment

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The times when I’m able to live in the moment, I experience a sense of peace, contentment, spaciousness, and freedom. I love these feelings. Anything and everything is possible. I’m on purpose.  I experience joy and supreme self-acceptance (not to mention acceptance of others). I’m open to receive. I’m courageous and know that my life matters.
 
And even though I love these feelings, living in the moment seems to be a fleeting practice. I get distracted, worried, frustrated, discouraged, or stres…

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Can You Find the Silver Lining?

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Life is full of uncertainty.

​Who could have anticipated 9 months ago that we’d be wearing masks every time we went out? Or that we simply couldn’t just walk into our favorite restaurant and have lunch with a group of our friends? Or that our normal way of greeting our friends (with hugs) would be frowned upon?
 
There will be times in your life when the rug gets pulled out from under your feet, whether it's sickness, losing your job, a major crisis, or even something called COVID-19. Have you he…

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