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He Refuses to Hear Me or Change. Now What?

By Leslie Vernick | February 21, 2024 |

Morning friend, Our 3 month Walking In CORE Strength coaching group is now open for registration. If you’ve tried all by yourself to get healthier and stronger and have not had great results, maybe it’s time for you to join WCS. In it you will find the support, accountability, and step-by-step guidance to build that internal strength you need to…

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What’s Wrong With Sacrificially Helping Others?

By Leslie Vernick | November 24, 2021 |

Morning friend, I am cooking and hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year. How about you? My adult children are also bringing food. My granddaughters will set the table. Everyone helps clean up. I don’t do it all. I don’t want to do it all. We’re about to enter into a season where sometimes we can get stressed out, tapped out, and…

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How Do I Heal A Broken Heart?

By Leslie Vernick | December 9, 2020 |

Morning friends, We had a great response to the webinar last week on 3 Mindset Shifts to Get Out of Victim Mindset and Into Owner Mindset. It filled faster than it’s ever filled up before. To be added to the Empowered To Change program’s waitlist, click here.  Today’s Question: I have been separated from my husband for almost 2 years.…

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My Daughter-In-Law Said I’m Narcissistic

By Leslie Vernick | November 29, 2017 |

  Morning Friends, Wow, we had quite a lively conversation on our last question. Someone asked if I notify the person whose question is being asked. I usually do, but sometimes I forget to get their e-mail when I collect the questions that are sent to me. I appreciate your opinions and thoughts about being generous as well as not…

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Setting Boundaries and Applying Consequences with Compassion [Guest]

By Leslie Vernick | October 18, 2017 |

Morning friends, This week has been a hard week. Last Saturday, my sweet dog Gracie stopped eating. After tests we found out she had stage IV cancer and as she grew weaker, we decided to put her down just this past Saturday. It’s almost surreal how quickly life can change in a week. Gracie has been my faithful friend for…

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Moving Beyond The Blame Game

By Leslie Vernick | March 29, 2017 |

Morning friends, I wish I could meet all of you. You bless my heart the way you encourage, strengthen, exhort and support one another. It’s truly amazing. I’m reminded too, that Satan wants us to believe his lies. Lie number one is that we don’t matter, that our life is not significant, and that we are unloved and unlovable. The…

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The Glorious Unbecoming Part I [Guest Post]

By Leslie Vernick | January 4, 2017 |

Morning friends, I’m in Chicago this week helping out my parents as my dad recovers from surgery. We would appreciate your prayers for his recovery. It’s taken much longer than usual and at 86 years old, he’s doing great, but it has been much harder than he planned. One of my personal goals this year is to make more and…

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