Category Archives: Inspiration

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Developing Good Habits

“Just because you’re struggling with self-discipline doesn’t mean you have to raise the white flag and declare your self-improvement efforts a complete failure. Instead, work to increase the chances that you’ll stick to your healthier habits – even when you … Continue reading

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Joie de Vivre in the New Year

“Joie de vivre is an attitude. It’s a decision you make to live a life of joy. It’s an invitation to this dance called life.” – Jamie Cat Callan The holiday season has drawn to a close, having gone by … Continue reading

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Honoring Our Commitments to Ourselves

Last month, two close friends said they’d be singing in a choir event in a few days. Could I go? No, I could not. It was a difficult decision because the only event on my calendar that afternoon was, “Go … Continue reading

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Motivation for Reaching Goals

Do you ever get in a slump, where your goals seem to go by the wayside? That happened to me recently . . . again. I haven’t been running, I’ve gained a few pounds, and I haven’t been writing except … Continue reading

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Chasing Our Dreams

“I wish you: Courage to dream. Confidence to chase your dream. Commitment to eagerly achieve the dream.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita Lately, I’ve noticed people who are chasing their dreams, regardless of their age. Some examples: My sister Mary retired from her … Continue reading

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Aging Gracefully

“You have to truly grasp that everybody ages. Everybody dies. There is no turning back the clock. So the question in life becomes: What are you going to do while you’re here?” – Goldie Hawn My family ran our annual … Continue reading

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Celebrate and Enjoy Life

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey “If you’re lucky enough to be alive, you should use each birthday to celebrate what your life is about.” – Mary … Continue reading

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