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Stop Being “Nice”

Saturday, April 28, 2018

This was the post I didn't want to write. It's too real, too vulnerable. The things I'm about to share are the things I want to secretly stash away in my own mind. These are the thoughts I want to lie to the world about, pretending they don't affect me, too. And I could do that. ...

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3 Major Pitfalls Keeping You From Achieving Your Goals

Goals: 3 Major Pitfalls Keeping You From Achieving Them

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Goals. Many people have them, but few people attain them. Why? There are a number of reasons people with great goals don't achieve them. Tons of articles talk about how to achieve your goals, but not nearly the same number address the why behind unachieved goals. If we can figure out the pitfalls, we'll all be better equipped ...

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Embracing Different

Monday, April 23, 2018

If there were a subtitle to this post, it would've said, "What almost being blown up at a Starbucks taught me." And while that subtitle wouldn't be totally accurate, it sure was how I felt in this particular moment. A few months back, I was at a Starbucks with a friend. We were chatting and sipping ...

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Presently Missing You

Saturday, April 21, 2018

As months and years pass, I'm constantly reminded of the cycle of life. I'm reminded that at any given moment, things can change. Close friends get married. Loved ones pass away. Co-workers change careers. Foster children leave our home to go to their adoptive one. Sometimes I feel as though I'm in a perpetual state of missing. Regardless ...

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Seasons of Change

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Change. If you're anything like me, you hate this word. I don't like change, unless I'm the one in control of it. Recently, there has been a lot of change in my life - some good and some not so good. I've had to say goodbye to close people in my life, I've had to let go ...

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It’s not me, it’s you.

Monday, October 9, 2017

This is quickly becoming a new commonly used my head at least. But real talk - how many of you wish you could say this out loud to many of the people around you? I know someone who went on a date recently. The guy seemed nice enough and they had gotten together a couple ...

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