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Category Archives: Success

Be Courageous

be courageous like the lion walking proudly

Once again, I had a country music radio station tuned in and Faith Hill’s song “Free” began to play, just as I was reading an interesting article differentiating between courage and bravery written by Brette Warshaw. This stimulated my thinking. … Continue reading

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Stay the Course

clapping and celebrating others success

A couple of years ago, in the movie “Ugly Dolls,” Kelly Clarkson and Janelle Monáe sang “Unbreakable.” I watched it with my granddaughter, who was mesmerized as they belted out an amazing message. That song’s lyrics contain such a powerful … Continue reading

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Me Time

cup of coffee on desk table

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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Stay Away from Negative People

women reaching out virtually

My dear friend Deanna first introduced me to Jon Gordon and the danger of “Energy Vampires” getting aboard “The Energy Bus” I am driving. According to Mr. Gordon, “An Energy Vampire is a person who will suck the life out … 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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Smile

fireplace burning

Recently on a chilly morning, my gas fireplace was not functioning properly and would not ignite. Mind you, I knew enough to have figured out that the problem had to do with the remote control and settings for it. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Living Your Best Life

woman walking her dog outside

For many years, I focused incredible amounts of energy on making changes. If anything was made apparent in 2020, it was the simple fact that change happens regardless of my focus and that I will find a way to deal … Continue reading

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