Author Archives: Lisa Ivaldi

About Lisa Ivaldi

Lisa loves sharing information that will have a positive impact. InsightClarityGrowth.com is a personal growth blog that uses personal stories and expert theories to share ideas and perspectives. Sometimes looking at things slightly differently can make a huge difference.

Hope

3 min read The current world situation is disturbing to say the least.  The pandemic, climate change, social justice, war.  It seems that every time I look at the news or social media there is another disaster or disheartening situation … Continue reading

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Releasing Trapped Emotions

3 min read Last year I read a book1 about releasing trapped emotions.  I’d heard of ‘emotional baggage’ but never really thought about how much I might be carrying or that I could release it.  We all have emotions, big … Continue reading

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Assumptions

2 min. read Lately I’ve been reminded of really good writing advice that I heard years ago – avoid the assumption that your readers know what you know.  Your characters are in your head, so you know what they are … Continue reading

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Anger

3 min. read There is a lot of anger in the world right now.  Some over-the-top-crazy stuff like road rage and shootings, and lots of low-level simmering frustration.  Nearly every time I look at social media there is some kind … Continue reading

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What I Know for Sure

2 min. read When I was much younger and new to the work world, I met many opinionated people.  At the time, I associated having very strong opinions with being smart.  I assumed that they must be very knowledgeable to … Continue reading

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Help

3 min. read Lately I’ve been seeing a lot in the media about how it’s okay to ask for help.  I found a rough version of my own story about asking for help.  I’d filed it away.  Now seems like … Continue reading

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Comparison Envy

3 min. read I’ve sometimes been riding what feels like an emotional roller-coaster this last year or so.  Super up one day and then plummeting the next, or sometimes even later that same day. One thing that can bring me … Continue reading

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Curious

3 min read I haven’t been journaling lately, but last month I had no choice.  I felt like I was going to explode.  Or maybe implode.  I’m not sure which, and it really doesn’t matter, because according to a quick … Continue reading

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I Would Never Do That!

3 min read I recently read Untamed by Glennon Doyle.  When I finished her story called rules, I shook my head and said to myself “Sad, I would never do that!”  Right – I would never do that – code … Continue reading

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From Rescuer to Coach

4 min read I recently listened to a podcast called the Antidote to the Drama Cycle1 and it brought to mind an incident with my daughter.  It was snowing and an accident had closed a portion of Hwy. 401.  That’s … Continue reading

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