Category Archives: positive-thinking

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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Adjusting our Attitudes

“Watch out for the joy-stealers: gossip, criticism, complaining, faultfinding, and a negative, judgmental attitude.” – Joyce Meyer In last month’s blog post, we talked about enjoying our lives and appreciating moments of happiness. Sometimes our own attitudes keep us from being … Continue reading

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Reason to Celebrate

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” – Edith Lovejoy Pierce  New Year’s Eve is for … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

“Gratitude is the real treasure God wants us to find, because it isn’t the pot of gold but the rainbow that colors our world.”― Richelle E. Goodrich, author This morning I participated in a local Turkey Trot as part of … Continue reading

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Letting Ourselves Be Pampered

“I love to give gifts that pamper and indulge—and make a person feel really special.” – Oprah Winfrey My friend Tina was a busy mother of five, who worked part-time while working on her doctorate degree. She also made time … Continue reading

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Leading An Intentional Life – guest post

I recently entered a contest at Irish Carter’s Dedicated 2 Life blog — and I won! Thank you much, Irish! Please click to see my winning guest post: Leading An Intentional Life While there, I hope you check out Irish’s … Continue reading

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Assessing our Attitudes

“Individuals need to be willing to face truth about their attitudes, behaviors, even what we want out of life.”  – Joyce Meyer A friend of mine, Joann, has always had a positive attitude. She volunteered at a nonprofit organization where … Continue reading

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