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Resistance to Change

Well, here we are on the threshold of a spanking New Year. Did you utter a few resolutions as the clock struck “12” six days ago? Write down the ones you can still remember. What are the odds that by … Continue reading

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2020 Vision

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Today I am reflecting on all I have experienced during this year, giving thanks for the lessons learned in the journey, and excited for the clarity the New Year promises. The car satellite radio is broadcasting a song from almost … Continue reading

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Rewriting Your Story

New Year 2020 on blackboard

This is a perfect time to reflect on what we wish to achieve and what we have accomplished. What gift will you give yourself to empower you to make the New Year that is fast approaching bright and joyful? How … Continue reading

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Seeing Your Potential

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Reminiscing with my brother, cousins and friends recently brought back wonderful days of pretend! We were cops and robbers, cowboys and Indians, soldiers, superheroes, star athletes, great inventors, astronauts, adventurers and so many more characters. Everyone was always at their … Continue reading

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Tune In to Tune Out

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This week’s blog comes from Deanna Bies, a TOPS Service Program Administrator and Board Member. Do you think you have good listening skills? We are constantly listening to everything around us all the time—family members, television, music, street noise, pets, … Continue reading

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If You Think It, You Will Become It

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Those of you who have been reading my blog since April of last year know the power of words. We spent our time wandering through the alphabet together, building our own personal, positive vocabulary. Those blogs are archived in Back … Continue reading

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My Emotions

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It is a simple fact that we must eat to live—but we should not be living to eat. Food fills an important need when it satisfies actual physical hunger and refuels our bodies to keep them healthy and strong. However, … Continue reading

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