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A Rose Unlike Any Other

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Mar,2019

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ALWAYS ON THE LOOKOUT FOR ROSES For years, I’ve been a sucker for the flower sections of grocery stores and often come home with a colorful bouquet of roses, my favorite. I investigate each type and group of flowers to…

Ranting, Raving, Gratitude and Joy

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Mar,2019

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The Downside I’ve been making regular trips to Los Angeles (LA) since 2015 when my new doctor finally diagnosed me correctly after years of autoimmune flare ups. Continued treatment meant regular trips to downtown LA, and, since then, I’ve found…

Women Nourish the Moments of Our Lives

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Mar,2019

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WISDOM SPEAKS Every now and then, I remember the voice of encouragement or an inspiring moment from a woman in my life. These moments were always personal, and the empathy shared lasts a lifetime. Here are a few I honor…

Heroines Because They Told Their Stories

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Mar,2019

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Surprised By My Story After reading my story about a former boss who couldn’t keep his eyes off my breasts, my husband said, “Wow, Hon. I didn’t know.” He paused. “Well you told me, so I guess I did know,…

Voices of our Sisters Create Courage

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Mar,2019

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A WOMAN’S VOICE DEFIES BIG PHARMA Sen. Debbie Stabenow struck a chord of newfound hope when I heard her say to Big Pharma AbbVie CEO, Richard Gonzalez, “I think you charge more here because you can.” She said this right…

A San Diego Treasure Map

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Feb,2019

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My husband and I discovered a treasure trove during our recent three-days and nights in San Diego, and I just gotta share the love. We stayed in Poway because hotel reviewers raved about the location and comfy beds. The best…

The Non-Lethal Weapon that Works

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Feb,2019

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Have you ever pulled up to a stop light only to have another car stop right next to you that’s blaring its music with an enormously loud bass? And the bass sound waves vibrate your entire car, body and internal…

Can Our Strengths Change Over Time?

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Feb,2019

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Rifling through some old records last week, I came across my results from the strengths survey discussed in my previous two blogs. The Gallup Clifton Strengths assessment revealed my top five strengths. TWENTY YEARS LATER It’s been nearly twenty years…

Putting Our Strengths To Work

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Feb,2019

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My last post discussed the Gallup Clifton Strengths assessment that my former employer provided to all the employees. The survey questions revealed our top strengths and how we could improve the quality of our lives, including work satisfaction, by intentionally…

Do You Know Your Own Strength(s)?

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Feb,2019

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Years ago, I worked for a small company that provided employees with the Gallup Clifton Strengths assessment. The survey of questions was designed to help employees find their strengths. Intentionally applying them would lead to better productivity and a higher…