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Healing yourself

  Happy fortitude Friday. Our positive quote of the day states: “One of the most healing things you can do is recognize where in your life you are your own[…]

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No longer relying on yesterday’s thinking

  Happy terrific Tuesday. Our positive quote of the day states: “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them,” by  Albert Einstein. We can’t[…]

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Deliberate actions

  Happy thought provoking Tuesday. Our positive quote of the day states: “What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste. Look before you leap. Stop and think. Don’t judge[…]

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Past inspiration

  Happy fortitude Friday. Our positive quote of the day states: “One of the most healing things you can do is recognize where in your life you are your own poison,” by Steve Maraboli. We can become our own worse enemies when we fail to give ourselves time to heal from life’s messiness. We often
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  Happy terrific Tuesday. Our positive quote of the day states: “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them,” by  Albert Einstein. We can’t rely upon yesterday’s thinking to solve today’s problems. Our perception of the events and people around us affect our thinking. We cannot have forward momentum
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  Happy thought provoking Tuesday. Our positive quote of the day states: “What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste. Look before you leap. Stop and think. Don't judge a book by its cover. We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as
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  Happy marvelous Monday. Our positive quote of the day states:  Don’t settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something,” by Ashton Kutcher. We can either drift along in life with no direction or purpose. Or we can take control and define our lives with the purpose of making our communities and world
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  Happy successful Saturday. Our positive quote of the day states: “Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving,” by Dale Carnegie. We don’t have to agree with one another. However, we should strive to understand each other. We’re all on a journey trying
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  Happy fantastic Friday. Our positive quote of the day states; “The chance to love and be loved exists no matter where you are," by Oprah. Despite what we may have been told, we all deserve to be loved and respected. Self love and respect are the first steps towards opening ourselves up to being
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  Happy thought provoking Thursday. Our positive quote of the day states: “Everybody is responsible for their own actions. It's easy to point the finger at somebody else, but a real man, a real woman, a real person knows when it's time to take the blame and when to take responsibility for their own actions,”
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  Happy wise Wednesday. Our positive quote of the day states: “He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words,” by Elbert Hubbard. There is a lot to be learned during the silence of listening. Sometimes we are so eager to speak that we fail to listen. We learn more about
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  Happy thankful Tuesday. Our positive quote of the day states: “Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect,” by Margaret Mitchell. Life presents us with twists and turns, rarely going in a straight or expected path. How we handle the unexpected is up to us. Either we learn to roll with the unexpected
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  Happy magnificent Monday. Our positive quote of the day states: “It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail,” by Lech Walesa. Negativity, bitterness, jealousy, nor envy are foundations on which to build anything. If we want success, peace, and joy, whatever those things look like for us,
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  Happy spiritual Sunday. Our positive quote of the day states: “There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstances permit. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results,” by Art Turock. A commitment, whether to our partners, ourselves, a group, or
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  Happy soggy Saturday in Carolina. Our positive quote of the day states: “And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow,” by Gilbert K. Chesterton. Rain literally and metaphorically comes to all of us. The rain isn’t sent to derail us, but rather to
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  Happy fantastic Friday. Our positive quote of the day states: “Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others,” by Parker Palmer. There is something wrong with our thought process when we’re kinder to our neighbor’s furry
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Happy thought provoking Thursday. Our positive quote of the day states: “You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas,” by Shirley Chisholm. Life isn’t fair! We can either spend energy on bemoaning that fact or use that same energy to change our circumstances. Change begins
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  Happy wise Wednesday. Our positive quote of the day states: “In the process of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself,” by Deepak Chopra. It’s impossible to move forward weighted down by yesterday’s baggage. Release the hurt, bitterness, disappointments, and pains of yesterday. We have to
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Check out my newest book!

Looking for your next read?  Travel to the Appalachian Mountains with my newest book, Forever Love.  Check it out here and I would appreciate a review.  Hope you enjoy!