Month: July 2014

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Live & Learn

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ~Mahatma Gandhi A dear friend of my Mothers always wore a “Live & Learn” necklace. Whenever I am tempted to judge, accuse, or blame myself/others…. I try to see that pendant in my mind. It’s a great visual anchor …

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Allow It In

“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” ~Nathaniel Hawthorne What do you want more of? Money? Love? Success? Happiness? If your current strategies aren’t working, stop and assess. Are you pulling at external things rather than working …

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Personal Creed

“Having a vision for your life allows you to live out of hope, rather than out of your fears.” ~Stedman Graham Yesterday’s topic was on fear. We all have the answers within us. A fun and reassuring strategy to move away from fear and into a different mindset is by developing your own personal creed. …

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Give First

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” ~Maya Angelou If you are feeling monetary lack in your life, give others the wealth of your love or service. If you are feeling lonely in your relationships, give someone lonelier than you attention. If you are feeling a need …

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Let It Be

“If letting go, if letting people and things work themselves out in the way that they needed to without your help was the most important thing, then it was also the hardest.” ~Deb Caletti What are you trying to control? What are you worrying about? What is causing you to lose sleep? Quit trying so …

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Think Big

“You get what you settle for.” ~Thelma and Louise Today, allow yourself to expand your with mind new possibilities. Don’t hold back. Don’t settle. Refuse to downplay your greatness and most important, stretch yourself! If you’ve kept hidden secret wishes regarding a career, home, physique, or relationship, today take the first step in bringing them …

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A New Season

“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” ~Albert Camus The polar vortex has retreated, the rain has nourished our planted flowers, and most importantly, tomorrow is officially the first day of summer!!! What will you do to celebrate? A picnic, bike ride, hike, gardening, or party? …

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