choose:  verb – to select from a number of possibilities; pick by preference: She chose Sunday for her departure.– to prefer or decide (to do something): He chose to run for election.– to want; desire: I choose moving to the city. Every day you make thousands of choices.  Most of them unnoticed.  Yet, many of those…

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receive [ ri-seev ]. verb (used with object)– to take into one’s possession (something offered or delivered)to receive gifts.– to have (something) bestowed, conferred, etc.:to receive an honorary degree.– to have delivered or brought to one:to receive a letter.– to get or be informed of:to receive instructions; to receive news. How well do you receive?…

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There’s more than one way to be successful, to get healthy, to move through this world. However, there are plenty of articles or books that will try to convince you of “THE” best way. You may even have a person (or two) in your life that’s ripe with advice on the best way to live.…

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I saw this meme on facebook – and it made me a little uncomfortable.  I didn’t grow up in a family where I heard “I love you” on a regular basis.  I knew my parents loved me, but it was unspoken.  When my father’s cancer became terminal, something changed, and every time we hung up…

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Transition (noun) ~ movement, passage, or change from one position, state, stage, subject, concept, etc., to another; change Every day we experience many transitions. Transitions connecting our thoughts, our daily flow and everything in between. There are significant transitions: adolescence to adulthood; and seemingly insignificant ones: work day to home life. How do you transition? In…

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For about a year now, I’ve been supporting my kids’ math learning.  Some of it fun, a lot of it not (it’s sooooo much easier to teach non-family members). When solving problems, my first question has been: What do you know?Beyond anything else – what’s the question, and what do you know? From there, we…

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