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This is a place for us to connect in word and spirit. I will be honored to hear your comments as we pursue together the joy and creativity of realizing that we are created uniquely with love.

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Conquering the Labyrinth of Life: Finding Your Way with 3 Essential Life Questions [TELESEMINAR]

Learn the three simple questions that can get to the core of living a vibrant life, how to discern the answers to these questions with clarity, why happiness does not have to be elusive and how to satisfy your deep longing for joy and where to find your uniquely designed path to your potential.

Conquering the Labyrinth of Life with Coaching

Conquering the Labyrinth of Life with Coaching

I am guessing that since you have come to this website, you may be a little curious about what coaching is, who it is for, and what I can do for you through a coaching relationship! Coaching has been around for a while, but in recent years its popularity has increased. Coaching is a relationship with a professional in which you are in charge of creating goals and deciding how best to reach them.

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12 Tips for Healing from Depression/Anxiety

I always tell my clients that if when we were born, we all had to pick an emotional illness to carry with us throughout our lives; depression/anxiety would be the one to choose. Why? Because there are so many things we can do to deal with it and heal from it. Read through the following and pick at least one to start with.

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Exceptional Life Inspirations

Remember, in your exceptional life, you are guided first and foremost by your spirit, that part of you that was your birth essence, gifted to you by God. Your body and your mind are temporal, of the Earth, a place for your spirit to reside during this aspect of your life. Therefore, together, they create a holy place for the nurturing of our spirit. So to prepare this holy place…

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What Was Your Best Summertime Memory?

Back in June, I challenged you to bring your inner child along on your summertime journey even if it was a stay-cation! I would love to hear your stories about your summer to enjoy whatever tidbits of childlike fun and joy you experienced! Add your stories in the comments!

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The Story of The Pencil

An inspirational short story taken from Paulo Coelho’s book on short stories and reflections ‘Like the Flowing River’. A boy was watching his grandmother write a letter. At one point, he asked: “Are you writing a story about what we’ve done? Is it a story about me?” His grandmother stopped writing her letter and said to her grandson: “I am writing about you, actually, but more important than the words is the pencil I’m using. I hope you will be like this pencil when you grow up.”

Ellen Dumer, Pre-Marital and Marital Assessment and Coaching

A kick in the soul…and an opening of the mind

I have been quite busy during the first six months of the year 2012. Finished up a Platinum Mastermind group and will be heading to Madison, Wisconsin for the first annual meeting of the Global Association of Holistic Psychotherapists. Playing with my granddaughter, Makayla everyday!! Waiting for the next grandchild to be born in late July and then another in early October.

Sooner than you thought: Life is happening right now!

You know sometimes we just forget that life is right now. We keep waiting for something to happen “soon”. Well the soonest something can happen is NOW! And guess what you are in charge of it! I write this as I just finished a conversation with my daughter who is awaiting her first child any day now. Well, there is…

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A wonderful gift of the spirit of generosity…

If you read my newsletter article, tell me what you thought of the “Note from Ellen” story…When I get back from my wonderful weekend in beautiful Door County, Wisconsin, I’ll be posting more on generosity!

Happy Last Day of October…oh yeah, Halloween

Tonight while my daughter and her boyfriend sit in the cold on the front porch and give out candy, I will be watching “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown!” I get attached to these little programs that herald in the season. And especially Charlie’s specials. Charlie Brown is a simple, big-hearted, philosopher youngster…an adult in a little kid’s body. He…

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