Do You Really Know Where You Are Going?

For over a decade now, I have worked in the Iowa state capitol. Every year, I am always surprised to see people who show up to advocate for change without any forethought or research into the process and how it works. And, the same people are frustrated and furious when their idea did not make…

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Focus on the Human Services Budget Bill

Super excited to be here talking to you today about an amazing bill that passed the human services budget and you’re thinking we pass a budget every year why is this one so great. Well let me tell you there’s a couple reasons why it’s great. I’m going to talk a little bit about what’s…

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Does Anyone Listen Anyway?

Are you a good listener? Do you think so? Today we’re going to talk about listening using those ears that we have. We will discuss the top listening problems and what we need to do instead. As we all know we have two ears and one mouth but I’m here to tell you that we’re…

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Is Anyone Really Listening? πŸ‘‚

Do you think you are a good listener? Most of us probably agree that we are. But what do you think it takes for other people to really think you are listening? Ever thought about it? What does it mean to you to be a good listener? Maybe you think of a few things most…

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“That Can’t Be Real!” πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

Today, we’re going to be talking about being authentic and why that is really important to building relationships of trust with those that we care about because as you know, being authentic is really important in order to be able to be the person that people expect and to build those relationships that we really…

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How Am I Supposed To Do That?

Ever tried a do-it-yourself project only to realize in the end that it would have saved you a ton of money to have it hired out? Last summer during COVID pandemic, I had extra time. I heard people talking about β€œsales funnels”, so I decided to teach myself how to create one. Now, I am…

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😟How Will I Ever Get It Done? 😟

You may be thinking, what in the world does partnerships have to do with mental health or selfcare or anything else? Actually, it has a lot to do with it, because you’re going to really want to have supportive people in your corner. If you are trying to stay healthy, be healthy, or even trying…

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Self Care Spotlight: Elise Healzer

The Self Care Spotlight will highlight professionals around the country and their self care routines, tips and tricks. Tell us about you? Who are you and what do you do? Elise Healzer, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, consultant and mentor. What are your favorite things to do for selfcare? Time outside, reading, yoga, mindfulness practice/prayer.Β …

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🀬 My parents were Hacked! AGAIN! 🀬

As a member of Generation X living with Baby Boomer parents, this may be a routine call. For me, it is becoming common, and it is always stressful. My account was hacked. I can’t my camera on zoom to work. I can see you but not hear you… the list goes on! Two main reasons…

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