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    Anything Worth Doing Is Worth Doing Poorly!

    “Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly!” This is a great and memorable quote of our friend Nancy’s Mom. (Thanks Nancy for sharing this and the link to Tim Wu’s article!) It is surely not what our society is telling us these days. In fact, I make a living in the coaching world, one dedicated to helping people meet or exceed goals, be their absolute best, achieve, etc. This is not a blog about giving up on reaching higher and achieving. Tim Wu recently wrote an opinion pie...  Read More...

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    National Relaxation Day

    In honor of yesterday being National Relaxation Day, I chose not to write a blog post.What can you let go of? What choices can you make to embrace greater self-care and deeper personal relaxation time? If you missed National Relaxation Day yesterday, plan your own relaxation day soon!Until next time,MarilynMarilyn Orr, MA, CEC, PCC is an Executive and Leadership Coach with Capacity Building Coaching, holding her Professional Certified Coach designation with the International Coach Fede...  Read More...

  • Love Languages

    This week I'm sharing a blogpost that I wrote last year on love languages. It's always timely! Hope you enjoy!The idea that we hear love and speak love in different ways has been made widely popular and very accessible by the work of Gary Chapman. I highly recommend his book, in fact I give it to all the young couples in our family.   Read More...

  • Love Languages

      The idea that we hear love and speak love in different ways has been made widely popular and very accessible by the work of Gary Chapman.    I highly recommend his book, in fact I give it to all the young couples in our family. This link will take you to a site where you can take the assessment (just takes about 5 minutes) to see what your top love languages are. https://marriageresourcecentre.org/2013/05/03/featured-resource-five-love-languages/ Understanding love languages has...  Read More...

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    Resilience - It's All in Your Head

    Well I had another blog ready to go today but I was just “presented” with a very live opportunity to share some resilience tools.In case it hasn’t been obvious, I have a commitment to being vulnerable, real and practical in Marilyn’s Musings. This morning takes all that to a new level.Monday morning my father-in-law passed away. At the age of 94 he left behind my mother-in-law, Priscilla, at the age of 92 after 65 years of marriage.Needless to say, there is a lot of raw p...  Read More...