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Today I Think…Each Day is a Gift

What we think is what we become… …each day is a gift.    As I awoke this morning I was reminded of the beauty and blessing of today.  Each day is a gift from God.   Each day is a … Continue reading

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2015 A-Z Blog Challenge: Theme Reveal

Well…here I am AGAIN…another bout of being single… “better alone than in bad company” “just think of all that time you have back” “now you have time to write again” Yes…ok…the last one pulls me forward, perhaps the others should … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year! The new year is a great time to evaluate and refocus.  It is a great time to look back at what has been working, what got a little muddied with good intentions, and clean up the waters … Continue reading

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Feel Good: Create Positive Experiences: 6 Ways to Harness the Power of Kindness

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo Buscaglia, US … Continue reading

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Mindfulness: Thoughtfully Respond: Spare the Tongue

A thoughtful response is one that is free from emotion.  OK, excitement in fun and positive situations is fun!   But an emotionally charged response can break down communication as quick as a glance.  A thoughtful response will almost always build … Continue reading

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Achieve: Find Your Rhythm: Mind Your Energy Patterns

Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day – like writing a poem, or saying a prayer. Anne Morrow Lindbergh I am a morning person so this quote really inspires … Continue reading

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Toolbox: What Makes Me Smile Theme Board

Every Wednesday I am sharing with you tools for gathering the 100 Things that Make You Smile into one place.  Today let’s explore the use of a What Makes Me Smile Theme Board. A Theme  Board is very similar to … Continue reading

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Achieve: Achieve Success: Are Your Ideas Half Baked or Ready to Serve?

“Some have half-baked ideas because their ideals are not heated up enough.” Author Unknown   As a Project Manager I have and field an endless supply of half-baked ideas.  There are more ideas than I can bake each week, so I … Continue reading

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Mindfulness: Listen Openly: Be Present with Those You Love

A critical component of mindful living is to listen openly.  Listen without judgement.  Listen fully.  Listen to gather information.  Listen to learn.  Listen, not so you can respond, but so you can simply listen. The most precious gift we can … Continue reading

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Toolbox: 27 Questions to Inspire a Smile

Want to help inspire others to smile more often?  It’s so very easy to get involved, share what makes you smile, and inspire the smile of others.   How to Inspire a Smile: Below is a list of 27 Questions to … Continue reading

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