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Practicing the F Word….Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a powerful word but more powerful when practiced. It’s not limited to just forgiving others; we really must practice forgiving ourselves – all day long. There are so many should have thoughts and self judgements that course through our minds and pelt us with…


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Finding the Good in GOODBYE

Ah, my favorite topic. The art of letting go. You know, it’s just that – an art form. I’ve perfected the art form by literally going through **it with people who said they loved me/family/friends/so-called friends over and over and over and over again. It…


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Perfectly Imperfect

The challenge with coming from a difficult childhood specifically having emotionally devoid parents is the “all good or all bad” viewpoint.  There is literally no gray. Nope. It is or it isn’t; that’s it. However, that type of viewpoint is not part of the prescription…


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Not Fashion…Fad Night Out

Ok..maybe I am dating myself but I always thought fashion was timeless, impeccably made and well structured.  What was trapsing about last night was a lot of people who were not dressed for the body they had for the sake of “fashion.” Green Hair, piercings…


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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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Unhappiness is easy..Happiness Takes Work

As quite as its not kept, I grew up in a family that took the FUN out of dysfunction. As the great grand-daughter of a sharecropper, grand-daughter of a woman with just a 4th grade education, an alcoholic, narcissistic parent, an inordinate amount of violence delivered via…


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Love Yourself First And Everything Else Will Fall Inline

The day you absolutely love the person looking back at you in the mirror things become different. How? Well, first of all since you love the person looking back at you; you will not settle for anything less than loving adoration and compassion you have…


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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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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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