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Sept. 11, 2016: Honor, Not Disrespect, For the Disregarded; My One Good Deed
Adaptability / Empathy / Gratitude / Inspiration from Others / Moving On

Sept. 11, 2016: Honor, Not Disrespect, For the Disregarded; My One Good Deed

This is a photo I put together, copied, and then framed to bring with me to all the places I would visit this somber September 11th in 2016. It is of my former husband, a federal responder at Ground Zero, who remained there for 4 months straight after the disaster and remained on high alert … Continue reading

Morning Coffee AFFIRMATIONS #2: Always Learning
Emotional Evolution & Spiritual Growth / Morning Coffee AFFIRMATIONS

Morning Coffee AFFIRMATIONS #2: Always Learning

[Reading Time:   2 minutes, 24  seconds  ] “If you think you’re done, you’re done.” True enough statement, right? Paid the bills? Check. Fed the dog? Check. Scheduled the appointment? Check. These are no-brainers. Black and white as coffee and milk. They are finite tasks, largely under your control. When you’re done, you truly are done. … Continue reading

Morning Coffee AFFIRMATIONS #1: Everything Changes
Acceptance / Adaptability / Adversity / Challenge / Change / Morning Coffee AFFIRMATIONS / Moving On / Staying Positive / Transition

Morning Coffee AFFIRMATIONS #1: Everything Changes

[Reading Time: 2 minutes, 36 seconds] Unless you’re stagnant and still—a mere concrete block in a sea of humans—change is inevitable. Everything changes. Nothing stays the same. Situations change, for better or worse. People change, for better or worse. Even people who insist they won’t change do, in fact, change. Even those we think will … Continue reading

Fortune Cookie Wisdom No. 1: The Panda Speaks, and I Listen
Adversity / Challenge / Change / Doubt / Emotional Evolution & Spiritual Growth / Fear / FORTUNE COOKIE WISDOM

Fortune Cookie Wisdom No. 1: The Panda Speaks, and I Listen

“YOU ARE HEADING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.”– Panda Express / Panda Inn Comforting words to read while I’m fairly uncertain about the direction I’m heading. It’s 6 p.m. on a Tuesday night in Southern California. We’d been packing a 26-foot moving truck for two days. We’d thought it would take one day. How naive. We’d … Continue reading

Make Good Choices. Be Grateful. Be Happy.
Emotional Evolution & Spiritual Growth / Gratitude / Love

Make Good Choices. Be Grateful. Be Happy.

A brand new year and with it a chance to “make good choices, make good friends.” Choose to be happy by choosing to be grateful. Here’s wishing you every good fortune this year, whether that be good health, improved finances, or increased gratitude–whatever it is that speaks to your daily needs and your heart’s desires. … Continue reading