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The Power of Words

If you’ve been reading my blog then you know that I believe strongly in the power of our words, that we speak to each other and to ourselves. The power of kind and encouraging words can change someone’s attitude, day, or life.  Words give life to our feelings and emotions, they give life to details… Continue reading The Power of Words

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20 Years to Heal

Next month, May, is dedicated to Mental Health Awareness.  Prince Harry gave an interview recently in which he spoke of how he is just now dealing with grief over the death of his mom, Princess Diana, in 1997, and has encouraged others to speak up and seek help when needed.  I’d like to share with you my… Continue reading 20 Years to Heal

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3 Mini Magic Moments

There are a number of reasons I love to travel.  One of them is, it allows me to be more easily in each moment.  When I’m home in my daily routine, it’s difficult to disconnect from the to-dos: home chores, biz dev, social meetups…there’s a constant running list of things begging for attention. Getting away,… Continue reading 3 Mini Magic Moments

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The Weight of Stuff

I’ve been feeling heavy lately.  Seeing as it’s a new year, I figure I’ll try to lose some weight, like the rest of America does around this time of year.  But, I’m not talking about reducing the weight of my physical body.  I’m talking about losing the weight of all the “stuff” I possess. I… Continue reading The Weight of Stuff

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A Lump In the Mattress

I recently noticed a lump in our mattress.  You know, the one that emerges after two people sleep on each side for a matter of time, creating their own valleys in the plush-top material. This development disappointed me because it was just a year old.  We replaced our super-comfy-but-10-year-old mattress hoping that this new one… Continue reading A Lump In the Mattress

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Love; Me

“And if I asked you to name all the things that you love, how long would it take for you to name yourself?” I turned 39 yesterday, November 9th.  I have a lot of interest in these transitional years, even a bit more than the decade changes.  This is the last year of my 30s,… Continue reading Love; Me

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My Advice to My 30-Year Old Self

My younger brother turns 30 tomorrow.  It’s so weird to think about…wow.  We used to play this game when he was really little – there’s nine years between us – where I would say, “When you’re 16, I’ll be 25!” ” When you’re 21, I’ll be 30!” “When you’re 30, I’ll be 39!”  Gosh, did… Continue reading My Advice to My 30-Year Old Self