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Category Archives: Change

Making Room for the Positive

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Sometimes I need to shut down my computer for a bit, just to clear out the clutter from past tasks and make space for new input. The circuits become overloaded with information that has to be removed in order to … Continue reading

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Do It First and Move On

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From Yoda to Nike, Mother Teresa to Martina McBride, people have expounded on the need to “do it anyway.” Are you a procrastinator? Do you put off the biggest challenge? Do you delay the start of something that you could … Continue reading

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Challenge Yourself

woman reading against a stack of books

As I begin this blog, Lee Ann Womack is singing “I Hope You Dance” on the radio in the background. As I listen, some questions pop into my mind. Am I honest about living my life fully? Am I blunt, … Continue reading

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Live Your Best Life

dance and live your best life

I’ve said many times that my goal is to live my very best life — to be happy, healthy, active and of service. Jokingly, I’ve often added that I want to be the mom who my sons are wondering, “Where … Continue reading

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Me Time

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Like many people, I’m a creature of habit. Sometimes my habits help me, and sometimes they don’t. Changing them can be a challenge, as some have been with me for decades! However, it’s not impossible. Recently, I decided to look … Continue reading

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Decluttering My Life

woman sitting on the couch reading

Last night, I curled up on the couch after dinner and treated myself to a movie. From the many choices, I decided on an old favorite, “Father of the Bride,” starring Steve Martin. In it was an old Ella Fitzgerald … Continue reading

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Do Something Exciting

fish jumping out to a new bowl

Recently, I asked myself the following question: “When was the last time you did something for the first time?” It actually took me only a few moments, thanks to the upheaval of routine in 2020, to come up with several … Continue reading

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