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The Difference Between What I Accept and What I Expect…

It’s been awhile since I’ve had a kick in the arse. But this one was a good kick. It reminded me that less disappointment comes with what I accept not what I expect. Ugh. This is hard. Let me tell you. Family, friends and that…

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Truly Being On Vacation

It took me awhile to truly appreciate being on vacation. There was a time when I would bring my “work phone” with me and check emails every morning – while on vacation. Then I would wonder why I didn’t feel like I was on vacation.…

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For those who don’t know I travel to Italy for a couple of weeks about this time every year. It’s a time for me to decompress and just relax. As well as a time to sleep in, catch up on reading, eat some really amazing food…

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I read, “if we want to be accepted as we are, we have to be willing to accept others as they are.” That hit home for me because I find that I get mad over people not doing what I would have done. In business…

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Stop Blaming Others

We all have family patterns, and it is very easy for us to blame our parents, our childhood, or our environment for the present condition of our lives but that’s the easy way out. Our present situation has nothing to do with what someone else…

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Life is all about being PRESENT in the moment. Being present means not thinking about your response to what the other person is saying. Being present mean enjoying the moment you are in – at the moment. Even if that means you are hot, sticky…

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Nothing Is Easy

Just because you struggle does not mean you are failing. Every great success requires some kind of struggle to get there. Just think about the amount of pressure a piece of coal needs to withstand to become a diamond.

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The task is to recognize that you are uniquely special, have something to give, some talent no one else shares in quite the same way. This gift needs to blossom so we can appreciate and enjoy the benefits of it and acknowledge you for it.…

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I’ve come to a point in my life where I do not want to waste time. Period. I no longer have patience for a number of things. Am I bitchy? No. Self-righteous? Absolutely not.  I just don’t want to waste time doing things that displease…

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3 Easy Ways To Be Happy TODAY!

Happiness. Big word with even bigger meaning. It’s elusive but everyone wants it. Wants to find it. Cultivate it. Have it. But for some it’s not easy. I’m not going to tell you that I have the secret answer to happiness and know exactly where…

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