Author Archives: Shari Risoff

About Shari Risoff

Shari Risoff is an author, editor and consultant based in Raleigh, NC, USA. She studied business and spent years building client relationships in the corporate world and is passionate about communicating. She is the author of two books, Released: A True Story of Escape from an Abusive Marriage and Accidental Sabbatical. She began to consult and write full time during her own accidental sabbatical. She writes, and edits books for other authors, as well as helping small business owners with infrastructure or communication or projects of many kinds. She is devoted to her husband Stephen. When she is not working on her new book, or hanging out with Stephen, she is reading books or studying human behavior. Readers or writers in need of an editor can get in touch via email: projectmavens @ or follow her on Twitter @ShariRisoff.

Today’s Quote

Originally posted on Soul Gatherings:
It’s not just other people we need to forgive. We also need to forgive ourselves. For all the things we didn’t do. For all the things we should have done. You can’t get stuck on…

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How Can We Really Help the Poor?

So all week long I’ve been trying to figure out how to express my thoughts about the angst that the political rhetoric of this presidential election is causing in my spirit. I have written and rejected more than one blog … Continue reading

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Mile 2: 31 Extra Mile Secrets for an Extraordinary Life

Originally posted on mile2blog:
Are you walking on the Extra Mile road? In this book, MILE 2, Steve Warner shares 31 secrets that will propel you to finding meaning in your life. Walking the extra mile is a journey…

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Two years ago my book Released: A True Story of Escape from an Abusive Marriage was released and I stood up in front of the whole world and told the story of my painful past and amazing grace that rescued … Continue reading

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Father’s Day is Sunday

So neither one of my books is specifically about Father’s Day or specifically written to fathers. Unless perhaps your father is unemployed and needs a gift of hope and help. Unless perhaps your father is the one being abused and … Continue reading

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Life in the Overlap

Originally posted on LeadToday:
I have written before about the importance of knowing what?s truly important. The most successful people know that they control very few things that really matter. Most people spend entirely too much time on seemingly urgent…

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Guest post: Bold Marriage is a Choice

I was going to share this yesterday on Valentine’s Day, but I was busy spending the day and night with the love of my life. Time is the most precious gift we can give each other. This post was written by … Continue reading

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A Second Chance

Originally posted on LeadToday:
There has been a lot of talk in the news lately, at least in the U.S. of second chances. Specifically the conversation has centered around when and IF people deserve a second chance. I suppose the…

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NOW is all there ever is.

People don’t realize that now is all there ever is; there is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.  ~ Eckhart Tolle So, a friend of my sister’s has learned this week that he has … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Heartline Haiti Blog:
Many of you reading this are familiar with Olez and Marc Lory, her handicapped 12 year old son. Many of you have visited her house with us in the community of Corail and have…

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