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Serenity in Times of Stress

Making Time for Yourself… So, what’s your move when stress hits? For me, a few things come to mind, none of which are particularly helpful…stress eating, stress cocktails, crying, pulling the covers over my head, and waiting until it blows over. Anybody else? Yep, I’ve tried them all…and none of them made me feel much …

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One Step at a Time

From “Why Can’t I” To “How Can I” It’s that time of week again and I’m going to be perfectly honest. I’m struggling. I don’t know about you, but sometimes what life throws at you just seems so overwhelming and unfair. It’s easy to get caught up in the “I can’t do this anymore” self-talk. …

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A Calming Soak

…For the mind What am I soaking in right now? Sometimes I need to soak in art, creativity, and color….something inspirational and fun! Sometimes I MUST soak in something that keeps me from going insane…something that gets me off the ledge. Like a calming bubble bath in the chaos of life. Mentorship, business book, what …

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Road Construction

Road Construction

…on the highway of life. Sometimes life throws you a wrong turn or sends you on detours with miles of road construction on the highway of life! How do you handle it when your plans are rolling along and, out of the blue, something throws you off track? I mean… WAY off track? It’s hard …

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…the big bad wolf. So, fear is setting in. I can’t do this! What am I thinking? There is just so much stuff I don’t know! How will I ever get this done? I need to stop being stupid! This will never work. It never does. Fast forward to my older self, wishing I could …

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This quiet time

….of reflection and planning. When I look back, I remember the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day as a quiet time, not a lot going on, thinking about what was and what was yet to come. As a child, once the heady rush of Christmas anticipation was over, I knew there were still a …

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Happy Holidays

…..can’t wait to meet you, 2021! 10 days left and counting! We don’t usually start counting down the year THIS early, but…….well, nothing else has been normal, why start now? “The best way out is always through.”― Robert Frost I figured I’d write this entry about the things I am happy about, the things I am …

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Yes, Virginia

…..the IS a Santa Clause Oh, how I remember those days! The anticipation, the exhilaration. Did he get my list? What will he bring? My stocking was hung, and I was snug in bed. I was NOT asleep!!! Forget the rest of the year! Forgot the bunny! Forget what I got for my birthday or …

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Surviving Change

…without the panic and drama! What’s that old saying about change being the only constant?  Change is growth and opportunity. Change is the only thing that allows us to move forward. And…. Change can be FRIGHTENING!!! “Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better …

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