Posts by Lisa

Purpose – Our Guiding Ideals

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Statement of Purpose “There is a fundamental human need for guiding ideals that give meaning to our actions”, states Roger Fisher. Renowned psychiatrist Victor Frankl’s premise is that “man’s search for meaning” is the primary reason to live. Purpose as defined at dictionary.com – 1.  The reason for which something exists or is done, made, used, etc. 2. An intended or desired result, end, aim, goal.  3. Determination; resoluteness.  4. To set as an aim, intention, or goal for oneself. As the name signifies, the Statement of Purpose is your personal statement about who you are and is a...

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Change: Six Ways to Decrease the Stress

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As I began to think about change as a topic for this post, I realized that often our reaction to change mirrors the reaction to the grieving process.  Change can be frightening, and disruptive. However, with the right attitude and actions, you can find opportunities in that change.Change has always been part of our lives. What is different now however, is the pace of change, and the projections for the future are that it will come faster and faster, affecting every part of life. The age in which we live is changing so fast that we often feel we do not have time to adjust before more change...

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Why Not?

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

Why Not?

I have just finished driving my son to a high school dance. During this car ride we were talking and he mentioned that he had shared an email joke I had sent awhile ago with his friends. I was a little surprised since it had a bit of a feminist edge. His friends commented that “Your Mom sent this?” he said he responded “Yes she is a feminist like the next Susan B. Anthony.” I laughed but I started to ask myself “Why Not?” Why would I just laugh and think no way, never could I be like Susan B. Anthony. Then as I drove home I thought Why Not?, I have just finished reading In the Name of Honor...

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