E.L. Chappel author of Spirit Dance/Storm Makers/Coming very soon: The Surge “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”~ Leo Tolstoy aka The Glamorous Wife

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“When I indulge in gossip, I remember gossip is a by-product of low self-esteem. It is something I do to make myself feel better than others.”~Naranon SESH E.L. Chappel author of Spirit Dance/Storm Makers/Coming very soon: The Surge “…speak on facts, speak on what is good, speak on words that are worth recording, reasonable, moderate,…

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  You are an alpha introvert. Which means, without courage, many things you think and feel will never leave your head if you let them. Don’t. Know that relationships are challenging and other’s actions can be confusing. Without the gumption to express your thoughts and feelings, not only will you miss the chance to really…

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  “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”~George Bernard Shaw E.L. Chappel author of Spirit Dance/Storm Makers/Coming very soon: The Surge It is in the discomfort that resilience is built. aka The Glamorous Wife    

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photo credit: youtube.com You will find yourself in pickles. Many of them. And while in the thick of the struggle, your wonderfully imaginative and creative mind will get busy finding ways to blame others for the circumstances you find yourself in. Don’t worry, this isn’t a major character flaw. In fact, it’s natural— an instinct…

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“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.”~Dennis Waitley E.L. Chappel author of Spirit Dance/Storm Makers/Coming very soon: The Surge Choose to be happy. aka The Glamorous Wife

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You will have many kinds of relationships, each having it’s own level of intensity. Some of these relationships you will choose, others may be chosen for you. What you will have a say in, though, is how you set and respect boundaries in your relationships. If you’re lucky, you’ll be surrounded by people who are…

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“To be aware of a single shortcoming within oneself is more useful than to be aware of a thousand in somebody else.”~Dalia Lama E. L. Chappel author of Spirit Dance/Storm Makers/Coming very soon: The Surge “If I choose to stay in the problem and complain, I’m not working the solution.”~Anonymous aka The Glamorous Wife

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Normally, this would be a note to my younger self, but this week, this note is actually real time, present day, a note to my forever growing self. Thanks for hanging with me during this departure from the normal traffic pattern. Airplanes can be thrilling. And daunting. Thousands of moving parts that have to be…

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“Sometimes the way is not clear. …That is the time to stop, ask for guidance, and rest. That is the time to let go of fear. Wait. Feel the confusion and chaos, then let it go. The path will show itself. The next step shall be revealed.” ~Melody Beattie E.L Chappel author of Spirit Dance/Storm…

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