All Posts by Trish Taylor

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Mar 17

Want To Write a Book? Beware the Scammers

About 5 years ago I decided I wanted to write a book. My plan was to write something that I could give to clients when they asked me for book recommendations. I often loaned out my own books or suggested others that I had found helpful. I thought it would be useful to have the […]

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Feb 14

The Last Straw

When was the last time you did something for the last time? You experienced the final straw, a situation got on your last nerve. Your pain point was reached, your rock bottom, you were finally forced to make a change. The last straw according to the story is the straw that broke the camel’s back. […]

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Dec 19

The Pressure of Christmas Gifts

Confession Time It’s a few days before Christmas and I haven’t written a card or sent gifts to my family in England. I have journals that list every card and gift that I have written for decades. I also usually make a note of the design of the cards sent to each person so I […]

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Nov 18

Are You Ready to Think About Quitting Drinking?

My Favorite Hobby I have to admit that as hobbies go, drinking was one of my favorites. On weekends in particular I looked forward to that first drink all day long and wondered how early was too early to begin. Yet a few years ago I wondered if maybe, just maybe, I was enjoying it […]

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Oct 04

Planned Acts Of Kindness

I have met at least five people this week who have talked to me about their emotional pain. From dealing with family issues, work frustrations, financial struggles and life changing decisions. So many people are having a hard time. Everyone is fighting their own battles and yet what can we do? We can start with […]

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Jun 25

Westworld: Can we ever escape our programming?

Westworld Spoiler Alert If you are not a fan of Westworld you don’t have to be to understand a little of the way we are programmed. If you are and want to avoid spoilers watch the Season 2  Finale before reading further. Westworld is more than just Science Fiction The TV show Westworld is so […]

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Apr 05

Who Are You Trying To Impress?

Spring Cleaning I have been spring cleaning, ok decluttering again. I admit it’s often a distraction. This time I’m doing it intentionally. I’ve reached a turning point where I have some decisions to make. I am finding that doing physical as well as internal cleaning and clearing is helpful. I reached into my bookcase the […]

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Mar 15

Why You Are Stressed and What To Do About It

Do you suffer from overwhelm? When we face overwhelm and stress it makes everything we need to do more difficult. It becomes hard to focus and concentrate because our mind is being pulled in many directions.   When I had a regular job I was good at getting things done, often well ahead of schedule. […]

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Mar 13

Ways To Be Less Lonely

Do You Want To Feel Less Lonely? Do you have moments where you feel you will never make friends?  As we move locations, shift into different phases of our lives, or go to college, it can be tough to make new friends. I Was Lonely When I Left My Country You may be surprised that […]

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Feb 28

15 ways to change your mood instead of smoking a cigarette

I’m sure I’m not alone in having one of those type of days. Yesterday lots of little things didn’t go according to plan and then there were things happening to friends and family that had me worried. So I looked at a friend’s pack of cigarettes and thought, I could just have one… Thankfully the […]

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