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Tamela M. Rich

From Charlotte, NC, Tamela writes books, articles, speeches and presentations for business professionals. From "the road" she writes about the people, places and experiences she discovers and the life lessons she learns from them. Invite her to share some of her lessons from the road at your next event!

Explore Your Fears on “Face Your Fears Day”

My survey findings explore FIVE fears in THREE areas of life

Researching my new book on fear I've  learned that psychologists classify any and all fears as one of these five:

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Thoughts on Managing a Working Vacation

Whether walking the beach or working, be fully present on your working vacation

While I love exploring the country, there's a lot to be said for staying in one place.

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Why I’m Writing a Book about Fear and Anxiety

These are a few of the books I used to research my book on FEAR

FIVE years ago I learned to ride a motorcycle, and since then I've traveled the lower 48 states and parts of five Canadian provinces on my bike. Mostly solo.

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Leaf Peeping and More in the Smoky Mountains

Dome at Stone Mountain State Park

With a fabulous forecast in the region this week and weekend, I'm headed to the Smoky Mountains! Nothing like fresh air, beautiful scenery—hopefully some local apples—to invigorate the soul!

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Thoughts on Self-Care and Re-launching Your Life

Self-care might lead to relaunching your life!

If you are in a helping profession, (including a full-time parent) here's a Professional Quality of Life Scale (self-assessment) that will help you gauge your "Compassion Satisfaction," your "Burnout" and your "Secondary Traumatic Stress." The occupational therapists found it to be a useful tool.

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Six Ways to Respond when Someone Says, “I Have Cancer”

Knowing what to say when someone reveals a scary diagnosis will help you both. Here are six tips

Everyone knows someone with cancer or another life-threatening illness, but few of us know how to talk about it. 

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Win 13 Books, including “Live Full Throttle”


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Embrace Mindful Minimalism? Try Downsizing, Then We’ll Talk

picture of a child's mother's day card

I must've gotten too smug about downsizing to mindful minimalism.

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My TEDx Talk with Neale Bayly: Chance Encounters

Neale Bayly and Tamela Rich at TEDx Charlotte 2-2014

When the organizers of TEDx Charlotte gave me and my friend Neale Bayly the opportunity to talk about the role that chance encounters have played in our lives we jumped right in.

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I’ll be on Maggie Linton’s Sirius XM Show April 22

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I'm looking forward to being on the one and only Maggie Linton Show !

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