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Being Greatful on Thanksgiving
I know that today is a day of family, friends, football, and stuffing yourself like a turkey. So I'll make this short. On Thanksgiving, we talk about the obvious: giving thanks. Being grateful. I have another idea. Let's be greatful. Not just full of gratit...
Being Greatful on Thanksgiving
Being Greatful on Thanksgiving
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Just Do It
On Monday, Miranda wrote about motivation, and how we often wait for it, rather than inviting it in. I know what that's like. This morning I was frustrated. I was low on energy; I couldn't focus. I couldn't afford to feel that way, but I couldn't come up wi...
Just Do It
Just Do It
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The Habits of Self-Sabotage and Why to Break Them
I've been trying to write this post for the last thirty minutes. Blank white space has been dutifully waiting for me to fill it, but I've been unable to conjure my words. Instead, I've been wasting time browsing nonsense articles on the internet. Procrastin...
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Hallowing Your Life By Getting Rid of Clutter
Happy Halloween, friends. There's a creeping presence in our lives that many of us refuse to acknowledge. It comes in many forms: possessions, thoughts, toxic relationships. This presence is clutter. In my life, there has always been clutter. It mounts endl...
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What is the Definition of Success?
Success, success, success. That's the calling card of Western society. Your worth on this earth is validated once you have achieved success. But what is success? It depends on who you ask. In a slow-paced society, it might come down to family and community....
What is the Definition of Success?
What is the Definition of Success?
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Navigating the Waters of Uncertainty: Part 2
We're often lured by the promises of the future. Like a siren's song, these attractive ideas draw us in, molded to perfection by our imagination. Can you think of a hope you had for the future that didn't happen as you imagined? Maybe the reality looked mor...
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Big Dreams from Small Beginnings: Part 2
You probably remember that I kind of left you hanging at the end of part one. I hinted to being unhappy in my current circumstances in life, so an explanation of "why" is needed, of course. If I were to sit down and come up with an equation that results in ...
Big Dreams from Small Beginnings: Part 2
Big Dreams from Small Beginnings: Part 2
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Navigating the Waters of Uncertainty, Part 1
As a writer, there are two things I love: analogies, and quotes. Thankfully, Albert Einstein had an answer to both when he said, "If one tries to navigate unknown waters one runs the risk of a shipwreck." Wise words, no? But there's something about them tha...
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Big Dreams from Small Beginnings: Part 1
A few nights ago, Elena and I decided via text message conversation that we were finally going to take the plunge and write our first posts for this new blogging endeavor. The topic? Life. Where we are now. Why we aren't where we thought we would be. How we...
Big Dreams from Small Beginnings: Part 1
Big Dreams from Small Beginnings: Part 1
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