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Creating Work You That Makes Your Heart Sing

There will never be another you.  The world has never seen anyone quite like you before, nor will it ever find another just like you again.  You are one of a kind and you have something to contribute to this life that the world needs from you.  In fact, my definition...

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What Motivates Retirees to Keep on Working?

As we enter 2015, in an improving economy, older U.S. workers will continue to reflect the view that retirement is more of a slowdown than a stop.  A majority of Baby Boomer pre-retirees (72%) expect and prefer to keep working, according to a recent survey done by Age...

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Pray, Sleep and Eat Mindfully

Pray, sleep and eat mindfully.  This trio of values is one I hope to live by in the coming month of holiday parties and family gatherings, and beyond, into the New Year of 2015.   Here’s why: Pray.  The world needs our prayers.  I love praying because it makes me feel...

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Confronting Yourself

There are so many paths to take in life that will lead you to your destiny and to your bliss, but in order to know which one is right for you,  life requires you to be alert to your choices and to find inspiring role models whose wisdom is worth emulating. One of our...

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The Joys of Being in a Book Club

For many years I wanted to be in a book club but I was always too busy and didn't have the time.  What I had were visions of leisurely reading book after book and the pleasures of discussing each books’ characters and plots with a group of like-minded women who...

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Being By the Sea

This blog post is late; I usually write and publish my blog once a month on or before the first day of the month.  But for the past two weeks I have been in Florida on a relaxing and enjoyable vacation break away from the snow, the sleet, the freezing rain and...

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About Elaine

I love teaching and my personal mission has revolved around the roles of teacher, writer and coach. I first worked as a therapist in alcohol/drug abuse counseling where I learned the meaning of holistic health – we cannot seperate the physical, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of an illness if we are to help create the conditions for getting well and recovering.

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