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Category Archives: Change

Why Do I Put Off to Tomorrow What I Could Do Today?

Procrastination

“Why do I put off to tomorrow what I could do today? If it is due, then do it until it’s done!” I can almost hear my mom saying those words when I was a teenager with chores to be … Continue reading

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Foggy or Focused?

Mountains and forest

Springtime in the hills of West Virginia often has very foggy mornings. As the sun appears over the mountains and the fog begins to lift and eventually burn off, what was murky and vague becomes crisp and clear against a … Continue reading

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Using the ABCs to Care for Ourselves

Alphabet blocks

What a pleasure it has been to wander through the alphabet with you this past year. I am quite happy with the personal, positive vocabulary I have built through the 52 weeks of our journey. Below is my list. I … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words … the letter Z

Zap, Zeal, Zest, Zip, Zowie How perfect that the alphabet ends with such an incredibly upbeat letter! It is so exciting to reflect on the many messages the other letters have given us throughout the year, and I find that … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter U

Unlock, Understand, Unite, Useful, Ultimate The starting point for a better life is discovering that we have choices. Sometimes, we use excuses to keep ourselves locked in a cell of our own making, not realizing that we have a key … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter T

Talent, Tenacious, Thorough, Triumph, Truth  Have you ever had the experience where you just don’t feel like walking and then when you force yourself to begin, you have one of your best sessions of recent note? Or perhaps, you are … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter S

Satisfy, Seek, Simplify, Support, Significance Seek the line of expectation and then exceed it! I read this line several times, and each time I did, I became more unsettled. Oh, I understand the intent of the words. What I don’t … Continue reading

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