Being authentically vulnerable in a relationship is a scary place to be and go. It will expose some of your deepest secrets and most embarrassing characteristics. Without that place of insecurity in the relationship, most of the time, all you are experiencing is transactions between two people. It is not a genuine relationship. When we are vulnerable to each other, we become fully present to each other and can give and receive each other completely.

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As the world continues to expand the use of technology, it becomes more and more imperative that we take the time to not become dependent on it for the simple aspects of one-on-one communication. Yes, texting and email are great tools and can enhance communication, but they should not replace the simplest personal conversations. Rather than texting someone, take the moment to give them a call and hear their voice. Better yet, if they are close, go to them and have a face-to-face conversation. That simple gesture shows a level of caring and support for each other.

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Invest in your Health

Last Monday was the unofficial start of the “Summer” season in the northern part of the country.  Temperatures have moved away from the cold, and more and more color is popping up from green grass to a multitude of brightly colored flowers.  Just as the environment needs to have seasons of renewal, so do individuals and businesses.

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Memorial Day 2024

On Monday, we pause to memorialize those men and women who had such belief in the freedoms we have here in the USA that they sacrificed at the highest level – To give life for another. 

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Every business deals with any number of challenges over the course of a day, week, month, or year.  Some are external – dealing with customers, vendors, or even the community. Some are internal – dealing with employees, processes, etc.  No business is free of dealing with the on slot of items that, for one reason or another…

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Next time you are out walking or driving, notice the number of people looking down at their cell phones while walking aimlessly forward. This behavior is not only dangerous for their individual safety, but it also encroaches on everyone else’s need to be paying attention. We need to collect our focus and stay attuned to what and where we are going, taking responsibility for our actions and outcomes.

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