Tag Archives: Proactive

Moments of Happiness

“Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It’s the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps.” – Sharon Draper “My mother is a big believer … Continue reading

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Still Unwritten

“Today is where your book begins, the rest is still unwritten.” – Natasha Bedingfield Some years ago, I faced a milestone birthday. I thought, “If I’m ever going to get my teeth straightened, now is the time. It is less … Continue reading

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Our Sisterhood Connections

“We don’t need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful.” – Taylor Swift I recently contributed a small piece to the book #Sisterhood Connection: A Year of Empowerment. It is ironic that my copy of … 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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A Tool to Shape A Life

“This pouring thoughts out on paper has relieved me. I feel better and full of confidence and resolution.” – Diet Eman Journaling expert Dawn Herring invited me to write a blog post on life lessons that I’ve gained from journaling. The … Continue reading

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Making the Commitment

“Commitment fuels action. Get clear about what you want to do and why you want to do it. Take action. Your time is now!” – Julie Connor, author We are past the midpoint of 2014. How are you doing on … Continue reading

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Time to Reflect

“Alone time is when I distance myself from the voices of the world so I can hear my own.” – Oprah Winfrey Recently I had sinusitis and bronchitis. Congestion, coughing, and difficulty breathing made me lethargic, and I laid around, … Continue reading

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