How journaling transforms your life

Do you want to find the answer to an important life question? Do you want to find your voice? Do you want to transform your life? If so, journaling is the perfect place to start. Listen to your inner wisdom and truth Journaling helps you find the answers that are always always within you, the […]

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A rainbow after the storm

“The way I see it if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain,” says Dolly Parton. The storms of life aren’t fun. They catch you unprepared. They ask you to be flexible with your plans. When they do arrive though, there’s always this promise or hope of a rainbow after the […]

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The end of 2019. On my terms. 3rd edition.

Originally posted on One day at a time…:
First things first: HAPPY NEW YEAR MY BLOGGING BUDDIES! May 2020 be filled with more joy than sorrow,  more laughter than tears, more accomplishments than failures. May your writing flourish and remain evergreen. If you know me, you know that I like doing things differently. This is…

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Your power, your growth, your choice

On one of the lowest days of my life, when I was surrounded by used tissues and all of the reasons for why my life didn’t have a purpose, I experienced something that has stopped me from falling that low again. I realized that I was the one chaining myself to those days of hopelessness. […]

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Enjoy These 5 Benefits of Solitude

Check in with yourself: Do you feel like you need some alone time? If your first thought is you’re selfish for focusing on yourself, choosing solitude will strengthen your relationships. It will help you let go of your expectations of the world so that you are better able to connect with everyone in your life. […]

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do we really get wiser, the older we get?

Martin Luther King Jr. said, the time is always right to do what is right. But isn’t doing the right thing sometimes the most tedious or difficult thing to do? They say that the older you get, the wiser you become. You become more attuned to what the right thing to do is. However, I […]

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The Problem with Being Strong

I learned how to be strong early on and for many reasons. Economic hardship. My parents’ separation. As a result, a damaged relationship with my father. There have been days when I notice a bruise on my skin. Only to not remember when I bumped into something. And I don’t remember the pain that should […]

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How Many Times Do We Have to Hear It?

How many times to do we have to hear advice until we follow it? Are you guilty of knowing what is good for you but not doing it? Or knowing the right thing to do and not acting on it? Over the past couple of years, I’ve read a variety of texts ranging from short […]

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Are Your Writing Drafts Just as Valuable as the Final Draft?

I walked through my local art museum a couple weeks ago and saw a Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, and Camille Pissarro collection. I was struck by seeing drafts of the same etchings side by side. I expected to only see the final versions. The information box said that the artists, “gave their working process much […]

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