Personal evolution

Inner Conflict Resolution: How Not Acting Can Be A Path To Peace

By Nicole Urdang | December 31, 2013
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“Faust complained about having two souls in his breast, but I harbor a whole crowd of them and they quarrel. It is like being in a republic.” Otto von Bismarck Every day, you are faced with conflicts. Have a donut or a yogurt? Take a few minutes to meditate or vacuum? Save your money or […]

Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem, & Self-Acceptance

By Nicole Urdang | May 3, 2009
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  Despite what you may have been lead to believe, self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-acceptance are all different and produce different states of mind.  Self-confidence is born of repeated experiences at which you eventually excel.  Self-esteem is based on thinking you are accomplished at something and that makes you better than someone else (essentially, you hold […]

Support

By Nicole Urdang | January 19, 2009
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  Hillary Rodham Clinton once said, “It takes a village to raise a child.”   Abigail Trafford claims “It takes two to get married, but you get divorced by yourself.”   I believe it takes a village to get divorced.     Here’s my list of the supporting cast necessary to help you through divorce, […]

Grace

By Nicole Urdang | October 20, 2008
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“The growth of grace is like the polishing of metals. There is first an opaque surface; by and by you see a spark darting out, then a strong light; ’till at length it sends back a perfect image of the sun that shines upon it.” Edward Payson (1783-1827) “We’re all stumbling towards the light with […]