Painful Rejection

    Rejection is one of the strongest emotional challenges! Most people face some sort of rejection throughout their lifetime to some degree or another.  Rejection sends us on a mission to seek and destroy our self-esteem. Blaming ourselves and attacking our self-worth only deepens the emotional pain we feel and makes it harder for […]

Knowledge Is Power

    Knowledge is Power! This saying comes from Francis Bacon, with much truth! However, knowledge is power only if you use your knowledge!     The more one knows, the more one will be able to control events. However, knowledge isn’t just about control; it’s about progress!     One must strive to continue […]

Keeping It Simple

KISS = Keep It Simple and Sophisticated     Simple doesn’t mean easy, some of the simplest things are often the hardest to accomplish!     Not everything will ever go your way, don’t expect too much. It’s easy to criticize, but much harder to realize the reason why you’re criticizing is probably out of […]

Building Strong Relationships by Conversation

    The more people you interact with every day the better it is. According to the most recent medical research, maintaining ties that bind you to others (family, friends – old & new) is more important than previously thought.     There is evidence strong relationships contribute to a long, healthy, and happy life. […]

Be Adventurous

     It is far too easy for us to fall into a daily rut! We do the same things every day; eat the same things every day, etc. etc. We soon find ourselves in such a grind we find ourselves looking for a glimmer of some adventure and excitement.      When we reach […]

Balanced Lifestyle

     If you are unhealthy it becomes very difficult to accomplishment much! Take care of yourself, burning the candle at both ends will catch up to you. Burn out can sneak up on you!      Keep your life on a priority system, know what has to be accomplished; you can’t do everything! “Don’t […]

Life is Like a Rose

We all come from different types of soil and growing seasons; some rich, some rocky, others sandy. Our growing conditions and seasons are all different. We all gain our nourishment in different ways, yet each and every one of you is beautiful in our own way. Complexity of a rose is much like the complexity […]

Hey Lady, What’s in Your Bag Weighing You Down?

By Joanne R Kanute BCMCLC, AACC, CAS, CIM, Cos. Have you ever grabbed your handbag on the way out the door to do a quick errand and thought, what have I got in this bag?? Every day an item or two we add to our bag, it isn’t long; we can’t believe how heavy it […]

Vital Three S’s in Life

  Self-Image   What exactly does self-image mean? Self-image is what you believe other people think about you! This is not always the truth of what others believe about you but it is what YOU believe and that is what matters! Appearance is one of the building blocks to our self-image. Seven out of 10 […]

Baby Boomer BUST!

The “Club Sandwich” generation! By Joanne R Kanute, BCMCLC, AACC, CIM, CSA, Cos.   The average person spends approximately 17 ½ years caring for their children, but also spend 18 ½ years caring for an older relative or spouse. And now we are adding responsibilities of grandchildren and often adult children, we are the “Baby […]