Considering Remarriage: Proceed With Caution!!

At least 50% of all marriages end in divorce. Yet a less known fact is that second and third marriages end in significantly higher rates than first marriages. There are many factors that contribute to this. How long has each partner been divorced? Are their children involved, and if so what are their ages? Was […]

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Digital World: Love It or Leave It

As parents we have a love-hate relationship with technology. We love getting information quickly and staying in touch with our children. We love that we can avoid a trip to Red Box and pull up Netflix instead. We love shopping without the hassle of traffic and parking. We love that we can even do our […]

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What In The World, Is Up With Our World

I was recently watching one of the many Sunday morning news shows and was reminded of why I often recommend to my clients to turn off the television.  In an age of zealous “politically correctness,” we have somehow gone off the rails and lost sight of the command to “love one another.”  Every four years […]

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Strengths Coaching: What Can it do for Me?

Breakdown and Benefits of Strengths Coaching “Most people think they know what they are good at. They are usually wrong. …And yet, a person can perform only from strength.”  -Business guru Peter Drucker We all need a little help in discovering our greatest talents, and that’s where the Clifton StrengthsFinder comes in. This assessment is […]

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True Grit: It’s More Than a John Wayne Movie

Life presents a number of opportunities and challenges, but what is it that leads to success rather than failure? In a study by Angela Lee Duckworth at the University of Pennsylvania, a number of people who considered success important were evaluated to determine the critical factors leading to success. Over time, she concluded that the […]

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Who Do You Think You Are?

You Are Not Who You Are Tempted To Be. How do you interpret the issues you wrestle with? Our trials and temptations are never solely about the “object” of our ordeal, whether that be money, pleasure, loss, or persecution. In other words, the blow goes deeper than simply removing the obstacle. We need to understand […]

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Communicators, Start Your Engines!

The month of May puts Indianapolis in the global and national spotlight. Depending upon your perspective, you may view the Indianapolis 500 as three hours of monotony—or as a priceless gift of non-stop excitement. I fall in the second category. Every year, whether physically at the track in my beloved Turn 4, Stand J seat […]

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You Are Not Alone: Navigating the Infertility Journey

April 19-25th is National Infertility Awareness Week and this year’s theme is “You Are Not Alone.” The inability to have a baby “naturally” often causes the 1 in 8 couples who are unable to achieve pregnancy on their own to feel as if something is wrong with them or that they are not a member […]

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The Holidays: Survive or Thrive?

The holidays–and all that they entail–are upon us again. With Thanksgiving now under our (bulging) belts, we have been thrust into “Christmastime” and all of its shopping, wrapping, baking, work parties, neighborhood parties, school programs, church activities, pictures with Santa, and—last but not least—time with family near and far. Take a look back at this […]

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The Power of Gratitude

November is here and with it an opportunity to once again reflect on what it is that makes us thankful. What comes to mind when you start your mental list? Is it your job, your health, your family, your friends, your accomplishments, your wealth, or your fame? For each of us the answers vary. For […]

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