Sue Miley

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Navigating the Nuances of Passive-Aggressive Communication

By Sue Miley / February 15, 2024 / 0 Comments

I recently took an assessment, one of those personality/communication type things, and the term passive-aggressive kept surfacing for my type when under extreme stress. At first, I dismissed it as I am a counselor and a coach, so of course, I can communicate healthily. They can’t be talking about me. I thought I knew what […]

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Self-Discipline Is Possible and Required For Undesired Changes

By Sue Miley / January 25, 2024 / 0 Comments

I had a headache this morning that I carried to my 6 am HIIT workout. I thought about it before I left the house but assumed the pain would dissipate when the caffeine from my cup of coffee made it to my brain.  It didn’t.  My hands and joints hurt, too. That means inflammation.   What […]

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Redefining Resolutions: Embracing Life’s Tapestry in the New Year

By Sue Miley / January 5, 2024 / 0 Comments

It’s a new year, a new day, and much has been written about resolutions and goals. Nowadays, it is more the “norm” than rebellious to expound on all the reasons to skip New Year‘s resolutions and goals. It’s a cop-out. I understand that most people fail to succeed or maintain their resolutions. We have shifted […]

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How Much Time Off Should Small Business Owners Take

By Sue Miley / November 20, 2023 / 0 Comments

As Thanksgiving approaches, like many small business owners, I find myself in a mad rush to complete tasks so I can take most of the week off. The common notion is, “You own the business; just take off.” However, if you are a small business owner, you know. It’s not that simple. We have commitments […]

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Tackling Self-Fulfilling Prophecies: The Power of Mindset in Business

By Sue Miley / October 31, 2023 / 0 Comments

Our internal dialogues and perceptions are pivotal in directing our steps toward success or failure. The concept of a self-fulfilling prophecy is not a new one; it is the idea that our beliefs and expectations can shape our actions and behaviors, which, in turn, influence the outcomes. It’s a profound notion, one that finds its […]

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Why Is It So Hard To Stay Present?

By Sue Miley / October 17, 2023 / 0 Comments

Practicing mindfulness and being present in the moment has become a fad. That is funny because being present in all of life was the norm before iPhones existed. At least compared to how we are today. Technological Distractions: A Hurdle to Staying Present Think about this: if we didn’t have iPhones or smartphones even now, […]

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Tips for Finding the Right Marketing Partners for Your Small Business

By Sue Miley / October 4, 2023 / 0 Comments

It is hard for small business owners to part with their hard-earned dollars, and it is challenging when you need to know if your investment is paying off for your business. This concern is the ever-present sentiment about marketing and advertising spending. When we spend money on marketing, we typically want to invest in something […]

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When Fear Paralyzes

What Do You Do When Fear Paralyzes You?

By Sue Miley / September 18, 2023 / 0 Comments

I learned in my counseling master’s program that people have different responses to fear and anxiety. We are all probably familiar with “fight or flight,” but what happens when you can’t do either? What do you do when “fear” paralyzes you? Freezing is a big problem because it is the worst possible response in many […]

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