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Enjoy the Silence

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Sunday, January 27, 2013, In : Articles 

Sometimes we say things that may hurt each other.  It may not be intentional but we feel the need to say what's on our mind at the given moment.  Is it necessary to tell someone what we think about them or what they're doing, especially if they haven't asked?


There are times I have to bite my tongue because, even though I have an opinion, it's not my place to put my thoughts on someone else.   It's not about me, it's about them and what they need.


Honesty is important but there comes ...

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Which Voice Do I Listen To?

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Articles 
~One from the archives.  Enjoy!~
I am really blessed to have moments where I get an idea and then the possibilities start rushing through.  I wrote something recently that inspired me to start working on a coaching program to offer in 2011.  Off I go, generating all kinds of ideas and tasks to create this program.
While I'm in the frenzy of working, getting really excited at how the program is becoming a structure I can work in, thinking of documents to go with it, exercises, etc., all of a s...

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Turn Down the Negative Volume

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Tuesday, March 1, 2011, In : Articles 

As I was talking to a friend the other night, she seemed to be going through a hard time.  She was saying all kinds of negative things about herself.  I said to her "There are plenty of people in line ready to beat you up - why do you want to be at the front of the line?"


If you think about it, when we go throughout our day, we do all kinds of things.  We get ready to leave the house, we design projects, we interact with all kinds of people, we do work, we drop the ball, we praise, we hu...

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Cultivating the Spark

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Thursday, February 10, 2011, In : Articles Registered & Protected