26
Apr
2021
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Regaining Mental Focus After COVID

Always remember, your focus determines your reality. ~George Lucas The positive COVID test result was devastating and I certainly shed a few tears. Like many I lost my sense of taste and smell. I quickly learned that not much support was provided for survivors  or “long haulers.” Those of us still living with post COVID...
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5
Apr
2021
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Steps Towards Financial Triumph!

 I truly believe that liberty for a woman comes from the ability to make financial decisions for her life.” ~Reema Bint Bandar Al Saud My grandmother seemed to always have money.  I can’t recall hearing stressful conversations about money. We traveled every summer usually to Puerto Rico or Florida. One year I spent the summer...
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22
Mar
2021
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Stretch It Out!

If you stretch correctly and regularly, you will find that every movement you make becomes easier. ~Bob Anderson My orthopedic surgeon looked at the x-ray of my shoulder and I quote, “that’s the most pissed off-shoulder I’ve ever seen.” I guess this was his special way of letting me know surgery was the only option,...
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15
Mar
2021
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Listen to the Science: Affirmations Build Brain Power

“Affirmations are powerful seeds of intent directed at one’s higher self with the ability to change the course of one’s life in quite extraordinary and exciting ways.” ~D.Cunliffe Many years ago I set myself on a journey to find the answer to a question I had been pondering for years. “How can I renew my...
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8
Mar
2021
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Prioritize Your Health

“When women take care of their health, they become their best friend.” ~Maya Angelou It’s all about your health, raising awareness, and encouraging teachers near and far to listen to their bodies. Stop worrying about taking a day off during the school year and make your appointment. I realize finding a substitute isn’t easy especially...
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1
Mar
2021
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State of Education: The Teacher Shortage Is Real

“The impending teacher shortage is the most critical education issue we will face in the next decade.” David Price This is no surprise to those that have been watching and studying this alarming trend. The Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE), publishes in-depth research findings around the teacher workforce.  As a recruiter, I have...
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22
Feb
2021
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Career Satisfaction Equals Self-Care

“Nowadays true job satisfaction and happiness is about fulfilling your full potential, tapping into your own creativity and feeling that you can make a difference.” ~Chris Humphries At several junctures during my 20+ years as an educator job satisfaction was almost not existent. College doesn’t teach you about politics, bureaucracy, harmful policies, and if you’re...
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