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February 2007 (814) 880-7319

Happy Valentine's Day!

A few weekends ago, I journeyed to Washington, D.C. with my family and friends to march in a peaceful protest against the continuing war in Iraq. I was reminded of the courage it must have taken to march back in 1961 in Montgomery, Alabama for equal rights. And the open-hearted courage it required of all who did so to allow love to be the governing force rather than violence.

It is for this reason that I devote this mid-month issue of Fresh Juice to open-hearted courage. In this month generally focused on romantic love, it is also Black History Month, and a time to consider the role love plays in making significant change. It is an appropriate time to salute African Americans like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks who have stood firmly in their love of justice to create movement in their lives and in so many lives around them.

Whether your cause is the environment, the educational system, or health care, love for those outside of our immediate circle may lead us to answers not previously contemplated. As Dr. King said in his Nobel Peace prize acceptance speech, "man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love."

It inspires me to look within for answers to such difficult issues. I believe it is by following our hearts that new resolutions can begin. In peaceful revolution, Stephanie

in this juicy issue
  • Open-Hearted Courage
  • The Voice of Change
  • Discover Holistic Wealth
  • The Results are IN!
  • Space To Breathe

  • The Voice of Change

    "I believe we can change the world if we start listening to one another again." - Margaret Wheatley

    The call to change. You know the one - it's what you hear from the depths of your soul. It's starts as a faint voice, whispering of lands yet undiscovered. It's the voice perhaps that you've been putting off until you're happier in your job; you have the relationship you want; you're richer; thinner, more patient; more centered; more focused; less stressed... Do any of these reasons sound familiar for postponing the life that you know is yours to live?

    That can all begin to change. Now.

    If you like GROUPS: Receive coaching in a group format with other fabulous women who are learning how to reduce stress, balance work and family, and put self-care at the top of the list without guilt. Ignite the core of who you are, make lifelong friends and have fun!

    Fun and informational meetings (in person and via teleconference) are held for all interested participants before making a commitment to a group. Chocolate is included! Please email Stephanie for the date, time and location of the next "Is this for me?" meeting.

    You are also invited to gather 5-7 of your friends and create your own private group!

    “I’m living from a standpoint of greater clarity. My goals are well defined, and I look at each day as a gift.” Jennifer H., Reiki Practitioner and mother of two, PA Furnace, PA

    “Stephanie, at risk of sounding like a broken record...Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU for helping facilitate my second adulthood!” – Teri C., State College, PA

    WOMEN AS LEADERS A group for entrepreneurs, business owners and visionaries is currently being formed. Currently there are only 4 spaces left! Click on link below for what you can expect to gain from participating.

    If you prefer ONE-ON-ONE: Individual coaching is available and packs quite a whallop! See highlighted article to the right for the next step. The process of individual coaching is described in detail at www.thewholelifecoach.com.

    Discover Holistic Wealth
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    Discover Holistic WEALTH! Join Stephanie and a qualified financial advisor in this free "wealth of information" workshop. Get clear on where you want to be in the years to come and apply it to your investments to make your financial and life-long dreams become your reality!

    This free, but limited space workshop will be held at the Autoport Restaurant in State College on February 22 at 6PM. To reserve your space, contact Stephanie. Friends and colleagues are welcome as well!

    The Results are IN!
    life turnaround

    First Annual Life Turnaround Contest The results are in for the Life Turnaround Contest and the winners are:

    Grand Prize: Karla Altenburg- Caldwell

    Second Prizes: Michele Randall & Maggie Ellis

    Third Prize: Michelle Peters

    Congratulations to the winners, and to all who participated!

    Space To Breathe
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    Space to Breathe is the monthly section of inquiries designed to use when journaling, dreaming, or when you just plain have a minute to yourself. The intention is to give you a springboard for self- discovery.

    Inquiries like these are used in coaching on a regular basis to get to the truth around what motivates and really matters to an individual.

    "What are my wants versus my musts?"

    "Where am I uncompromising? Where am I too flexible?"

    If you find questions like these are difficult to answer because of a lack of time or not knowing where to begin, then you may want to consider individual coaching to get to the heart of what matters to you. Make time to discover who you are and your compelling vision of who you are becoming, including the appropriate steps along the way to make it happen!

    Open-Hearted Courage
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    "The choices you make in life ultimately determine your destiny."- Rosa Parks

    What did Rosa Parks say was her determining factor in staying seated that fateful day in December on that bus in Alabama? SHE WAS TIRED! Not tired from the day, but tired of complying with that which she knew in her bones was wrong; tired of not being treated as an equal.

    What are you tired of? What rules, self-imposed or otherwise, are you playing by day after day and feeling resentful because of it?

    Rosa Parks told her truth. Her "small" step started a big movement, a big revolution.

    Where are you able to speak your truth in your life? It is my hope that it is an integral part of your everyday. If it is not yet that, I am passionate about hearing your truth, and in having you live that truth in your life. Even if you are unsure of your truth, you know it when you're not following your own rules.

    Are you ready to speak your truth? Who knows what revolution your voice will begin! I offer free complimentary sample sessions in order for you to make an informed decision. It's time for fulfilled individuals to make their mark on the world.

    "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1964

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