What Is Wrong With The World Today And How To Change It?

February 4, 2021

It has taken me a while to process what happened at our nation’s capitol on January 6, 2021. As I watched the chaos unfold, I felt bewildered and wondered, “What is wrong with the world today?” How could people become violent over an election dispute? How could people justify storming the capitol, destroying property, assaulting…

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2021/22 Women’s Circles Registration Is Open

November 1, 2021

There is just something so profoundly centering and nurturing about being seen and supported by other women. It’s like coming home… What I have learned over the past year and a half, is that women thrive when they support each other. I learned this when my world turned upside down and I realized I needed…

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Leading From The Heart When You Feel Worn Out and Exhausted

November 3, 2020

I don’t know about you, but I am feeling pretty exhausted by all the vitriol I see out there. I want to follow the old adage, “be the change you want to see in the world.” But how is leading from the heart even possible when you feel worn out and exhausted by what is…

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Mom (Caregiver) Stress & COVID - How To Give Yourself A Break by Michelle Thompson

Mom (Caregiver) Stress & COVID – How to Give Yourself a Break

August 24, 2020

Why won’t they just leave me alone? That is what I ask myself when I am feeling overwhelmed by the demands of our large household and extended family – especially during pandemic induced togetherness. When I feel overwhelmed, it seems like they are being too demanding, always needing something from me. Being at the effect…

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The All-Too-Common Way Women Unintentionally Make Men Pull Away In Relationships

February 28, 2020

Is your guy growing distant? Despite differences in personality and attachment style, women in general tend to develop the same combination of bad habits when they are in a relationship. And without even realizing it, these negative patterns cause women to self-sabotage otherwise healthy relationships and make men pull away. If you’re worried that your…

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The Surprising Way To Improve Your Marriage (& Lead To A Deeper Connection With Your Spouse)

February 17, 2020

Doing this one thing will make your marriage even better. One of the misnomers about marriage is that your spouse or the relationship itself will complete you in some way. When we look to something outside ourselves to fill something missing within us, we hand our power over and forgo our responsibility to create our…

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Give Yourself The Gift of Self Awareness and Enjoy Your Happiest Holiday Season by Michelle Thompson, LiveInRadiance.com

Give Yourself The Gift of Self Awareness and Enjoy Your Happiest Holiday Season

December 12, 2019

The Holidays are upon us with anticipation in the air and perhaps some mild dread in our hearts. Along with all the fun of the holiday season, there can also be more stress at this time of the year. Having more events to attend, especially with those who really know how to push our buttons,…

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The Three Things Teenagers And Parents Want The Other To Understand by Michelle Thompson, LiveInRadiance.com

The Three Things Teenagers And Parents Want The Other To Understand

November 5, 2019

If there were just three things teenagers and parents could understand about each other, there would be far less drama and way more happy family experiences. Despite their still developing pre-frontal cortex (the decision making part of the brain) – leading to some questionable choices sometimes – teenagers are not so different from their parents.…

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There’s One Thing The Very Best Moms Make Sure They Do Every Single Day

October 9, 2019

Do you? Parenting is a tough job, and knowing how to be a good parent isn’t always easy — especially since life with kids constantly throws you one curve ball after another. And while it might seem like a selfless role, the very best moms know that the secret to raising children and creating a…

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Surrendering To The Reality of Being A Mom by Michelle Thompson, LiveInRadiance.com

Surrendering To The Reality of Being A Mom

September 10, 2019

This reality – that being a mom never ends – really hit home this Summer. I struggled to keep my attention on work as my house filled back up with returning college kids and high schoolers on Summer break. This would be my first Summer after deciding earlier in the year to prioritize building my…

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