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When One Door Closes

When One Door Closes Another One Opens You’ve heard that expression right?  Do you believe it?  Sometimes it’s hard to swallow, but I believe it’s true.  Closing or closed doors may seem like the end of the world.  But do you really believe that you’ll live to see the end …

Christmas: Calm & Calamity

Calm & Calamity Christmas the season of comfort and joy for most, is also a time of chaos, confusion and even depression for others.   In speaking with a young lady recently, she expressed her anxiety over Christmas and I discovered that her dilemma is more common than one would think.  …

Hope Floats

Does Your Hope Float? During my quiet time this morning, the phrase “hope floats” came to mind and I continued to sit and began thinking about this phrase.  Off the top of my head, the thought of coming and going came to mind, almost like weaving in and out of consciousness. …

Status Quo

Release the Status Quo

Status Quo is defined by Webster’s as – The existing state of affairs. Example: He/she is content with the status quo and does not like change.  Think about that for a minute…”existing state of affairs and does not like change.” To be perfectly honest, most of us don’t like change, but …

I Am Woman: Be the First to Buy the BooK:

Help Us Celebrate the Women in Your Lives On Friday, December 11, 2015, I Am Woman Network hosted a prelaunch party for the soon to be released I Am Woman book.  The pre-launch was magnificent. During trhe event, each of the authors got up to announce their names, the titles of …

Defining Moments

Acknowledge Your Defining Moments “This post was originally published on Smart Healthy Women on March 17, 2015.” Defining moments refer to that very instant that you realize your life will change forever.   They are the epiphanies that shine a light on a specific purpose. You spend your entire life doing the …

Taking Ownership of Other’s Anger

Anger:  A Living, Breathing Thing Have you ever been angry for so long that the anger intensifies into what seems like a living, breathing thing?  The anger seems to take on a life of its own right along side of you.  Even more disturbing is that it takes on a …

2015 Daily Dose of Gratitude

2015 Daily Dose of Gratitude

Wake Up With an Attitude of Gratitude How much or how often do you acknowledge the things for which you are grateful?  Surprisingly you may find that your answer is “not often enough.” Why is that?  Surely you realize how much you have to be grateful and that gratitude will greatly …

I Am a Woman of Vision

To Visionary Women Everywhere It is my best recollection that I have been a Woman of Vision since the early to mid-90’s.  Let me be clear, these visions are not of my own doing.  Oh no, far from it.  Anytime I get an idea in my head that comes along …

A Work in Progress

We’re a Work in Progress Much like the Renew Refresh Reset Your Life blog, people are a work In Progress.  It’s not always easy to come up with new content to post here and keep the creative juices flowing.  So is true with our own lives. We may find ourselves …

The Source of My Strength

Recognizing the Source of My Strength One of my co-workers is always saying that I have so much energy.  I don’t always recognize that because I just do what I do without ever thinking about it. But then when she mentions it, I do kind of seem like the Eveready Energizer Bunny (that …

Renew Refresh Reset: It’s How I Live

Renew Refresh Reset Is Not Just a Blog After I had thanked the Lord for waking me up this morning, I reflected on how thankful I was for another day to Renew Refresh Reset my life. For those of you read or  follow Renew Refresh Reset, I hope you enjoy the …

Re-learning How To Be Me

How to Be Me by Guest Writer Aimee Lanier People often fall into the trap of letting a job, relationship or title define them. Worse yet, some people allow a tragedy to define them.  We are all meant to be more than what any single title or event can describe. Life …

Build on your strengths

Building on Your Strengths

Identify, Acknowledge, Access Your Strengths Each person in an organization, company, or group has strengths that add value to that unit.  Those considered leaders of the unit as well as those that go unnoticed will be well served if they learn to identify, acknowledge and access their strengths to best serve the …

Storm of life

Sometimes It Takes a Storm

The Storm:  Road to Gratitude, Attitude and Change After this week’s storms I know so many of us are just beyond grateful for having weathered them.  For so many of us, our gratitude is personified.  With a heavy heart, I feel for the families that lost loved ones during the tornadoes …