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A little Ditty About The Way of the DIVA…

In continuation of yesterday’s post….We all know that life is not fair. But life does and can surround you with people who care.  I can count on one hand those that care about me and funny…none of them are my “family” members. God knows that…


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She is a wise woman who does not grieve for the things she does not have, but rejoices in what she has ~ Yvette

Ok, this is a take on the Greek Philosopher Epictetus’ quote and diva-fied  by yours truly. The route to finding my personal happiness meant that I had to stop wishing, yearning and grieving for things that just weren’t there — in every aspect of my life.…


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No one Can Drive You Crazy…Unless You Give Them The Keys!!

When I came across this I laughed aloud because its so true. Think about it….you ALLOW people to piss you off (or piss on you). Please forgive me if this comes off as sounding trite. From personal experience this does take some considerable work. When…


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Knowing Your Must Haves and Non-Negotiables

When I was married, I learned a lot about myself and a hellavu lot about my ex-husband. What I learned is that what I wanted from a partner/husband was a non-negotiable. Unfortunately, but fortunately I found that out AFTER I married the wrong man. Not…


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Dispelling the Fairytale Mystique

Women are pressured so very early on with undermining messages. Think about the most common and prolific fairy tales – Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding Hood. Now think about the characterization of the women in those fairy tales. Let me help you…


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There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the WAY

I am not sure when it “hit” me that this is my only life and I am wasting it away waiting for stuff/events/situations that may never happen. Not sure if it was when I cried so hard that I felt I was drowning in tears…


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Responsibility

This is a word that I became very intimate with at a very young age. My childhood was not like most, first let me say that I do not have many memories of it outside of the times where I was playing the role of…


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“You can’t have a better tomorrow if you’re thinking about yesterday” ~ Charles Kettering

Wonderfully put! Here’s the thing..staying in the present is KEY to happiness. A lot of people shake their heads at me or look at me strange when I walk down the street sometimes. It’s not that I am talking to myself its more that I may…


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