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About awakenandrise

Throughout my adult life I have worked in education. I have enjoyed this career to the fullest, but I have recently discovered there is more to me. As I asked the questions: "what are my gifts?" and "what is my purpose?" A whole new world of writing has revealed itself. The purpose - to inspire everyone to a greater life, greater connection, and to use their gifts to Awaken & Rise! My first book, "Awaken & Rise" is now available on Amazon! My purpose is to let you know, despite the lies and fear spread by this world and our society to keep you from living the life you dream about, it is possible. Just simply AWAKEN & RISE!

The Power of Your Why

Some people find it haphazardly, some just know it from an early age, but most of us have to struggle to find it.  But on the other side of this struggle is the tremendous gift of self-discovery and empowerment.  This struggle is worth it. Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions

“What should I write about on my blog?” I have continued to ask myself this question since my book launch in April.  Ideas begin to fill my mind, but then the questions flood. Should I put out excerpts from my … Continue reading

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Your Guide to R.I.S.E.

Your Guide to R.I.S.E. is an in-depth look at the process that I used to find my gifts and purpose.  This process is highlighted in my first book, Awaken and Rise, and it is a FREE gift to you! This … Continue reading

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In The Mirror

I think there is a lot we can learn from kids, but often I don’t know what it is. I get it when it comes to finding the fun, loving without hesitation, and maintaining an innocent set of eyes to view the great things of our world. But beyond that, I have to dig. Continue reading

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Analysis Paralysis

It strikes me from time to time. One of the hallmarks of my humanity. I see so many options and possibilities on my journey, but I struggle to find an order. It is my nemesis, analysis paralysis. Continue reading

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Are You Enough for the Demands of Life?

Have you ever wondered or been exhausted by not being enough for the demands of life? Continue reading

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Frustrating Path

Sometimes it is an endlessly frustrating path to become the person you want to be. Continue reading

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Music Is…

Music is our voice, our connection, and the shelter for our soul. Music is… Continue reading

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My Friend Taught Me…

He has accomplished what many thought was improbable, yet he lives with great humility. He has conquered mountains, but sees himself as no different than anyone else. Continue reading

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Electrified and Revitalized

I woke up in a cold sweat. Electrified by the images in my mind.
“It was just a dream,” I said to myself. Relieved that I was still in the world I knew. Continue reading

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