Education

I started declaring who I was – Educator, Speaker, Coach.  Over time, those labels took on deeper more resolute meanings.  I had been functioning in those roles for years, yet I wasn’t showing up like it – lacking confidence and clarity was my biggest issue. 

This post is the first in a series I will be blogging about intended to help women authentically redefine their lives…

“I want people to know my heart.” This means, my authentic desire for the growth and empowerment of others – especially women. 

Blessed are those who dream dreams and are willing to pay the price to make them come true.  ~Napoleon Hill Wow! It is the year 2018!  I remember when Y2K almost paralyzed the world out of fear that everything technical tied to a clock would shut down.  That was 18 years ago? We had no idea…

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The Lyons Den On Monday, I will begin my 4th year of teaching Middle School English Language Arts at Sacaton Middle School in Sacaton Arizona in the Gila River Indian Community.  My classroom is known as The Lyons Den.  For many students, I am known as Mama Lyons.  I am honored to have this title.…

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This week has been bitter sweet for me.  Over the summer, I really picked up momentum with the launch of my Speaking/Life Coaching business.  I have networked and met some wonderful people!  My brand is clearly defined; confident that I will succeed on my path to helping women transform their lives. Today, I was thinking…

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For years, I desired to make a difference in the lives of others on a grand scale.  There was always something nagging at me that I needed to achieve.  Yesterday afternoon I was on a telephone call with my brothers.  I love and respect them immensely.  With a lot of excitement in my voice, I shared…

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It’s a beautiful holiday weekend.  Mom’s house is cleaned out and she is happy in her apartment.  Finally, I am seriously working on my coursework for my final semester in the teaching internship.   I’m just thinking about how much I love teaching.  Sometimes I regret not becoming a teacher years ago.  This is my…

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