Tag Archives: Inspiration

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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Making Better Choices

“Your life is basically a sum of all the choices you make. The better your choices, the better opportunity to lead a happy life.” – Karen Salmansohn Last fall, low rates were offered for the Naperville Women’s Half Marathon to be … Continue reading

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A Fighter Dancing Through the Fire: Lindsey

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron It would be understandable if my friend Lindsey felt sorry for herself. But she doesn’t. Until she turned 13, Lindsey’s life was like that of most … Continue reading

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Changing Our Routines

“I recommend that people try new stuff or take new fitness classes all the time. It’s important to mix up your routine, not only for your body, but also for your mental state.” – Alison Sweeney Routines can be beneficial. … Continue reading

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Slow Down and Savor

“We should learn to savor some moments to let time feel worth existing” – Munia Khan Julia Cameron in The Artist Way teaches us to improve our creativity through the use of tools including Artist Dates. This is simply going somewhere … Continue reading

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Thoughts of Lofty Heights

“I would recommend that you keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights, so that you may attract only good.” – Peace Pilgrim “When you come into this world your jobs in the divine plan are … Continue reading

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On the Brink of a New Year

“New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. . . . Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream, pen in hand. Only dreams give birth to change.” –  … Continue reading

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