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Freedom in Relationships with Acceptance

 :: Posted by Life Coach Lakeway on 10-07-2009

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God, cannot long retain it. ~ Abraham Lincoln: Letter to H.L. Pierce, April 6, 1859

Relationships are sometimes a quagmire of emotion, misunderstandings, and unmet expectations. Rather than feeling free and joyful, we often find ourselves …

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Effective Communication & Listening – How to Listen Actively

 :: Posted by Life Coach Lakeway on 10-07-2009

For when you come to think of it, the only way to love a person is not … to coddle them and bring them soup when they’re sick, but by listening to them and seeing and believing in the god, in the poet in them. ~ Brenda Ueland

The first element …

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Happiness Is a Way of Life, Not an End

 :: Posted by Life Coach Lakeway on 10-07-2009

Happiness is at once the best, the noblest and the pleasantest of things. ~ Aristotle

No single formula exists for a happy life. We are each unique beings with differing needs and values. Many tools are available to aid you in living happily, many paths; but the foundation for that life …

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Get to Know Yourself, Ask Some Questions

 :: Posted by Life Coach Lakeway on 10-07-2009

You cannot be yourself or accomplish your desires without first knowing yourself. ~ David Cantu

1. What’s your greatest aspiration?
2. What can you do to nourish it today?
3. What can you do today to live your passion?
4. At the rate you’re going, what will you accomplish in your lifetime?
5. Doing the …

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When Being Good Doesn’t Work

 :: Posted by Life Coach Lakeway on 10-07-2009

Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right. ~ Isaac Asimov

Striving to be good, kindhearted, or understanding can be as debilitating as any addiction. Others may speak up; but many, often women, give in to people by use of a misguided idea of virtue. Is …

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Change Emptiness to Happiness

 :: Posted by Life Coach Lakeway on 10-07-2009

So, instead of going to heaven, at last–
I’m going, all along. ~ Emily Dickinson

We frequently attempt to prove our value to ourselves and to others through external accomplishments. We may get college degrees, lose weight or work eighty-hour weeks. We do this in order to make the emptiness go away or from …

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