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Why I Choose Gratefulness

I spent a few years being ungrateful. Ungrateful about life, my circumstances. About my health, my unluckiness to not have something good happen to me. I was ungrateful about what I did have -¬† an amazing husband, a stable job,... Continue Reading →

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Forever Is Composed of Nows

I began my 2017 summer with a single thought: live in the now. I heard someone respond to that with, "No one can always live in the now." That person was correct, and so very wrong. Over the last few... Continue Reading →

Working Through Grief

Today I threw a Fall Social. I'm around these people all day and I never see them so I forced the interaction. One of my friends laughed at me yesterday because she said, "I never see you but when I... Continue Reading →

#metoo

These two words have taken social media by storm since yesterday. Thanks to a suggestion made by a friend to Alyssa Milano the words "me too" is trending with incredible impact. When I first saw Milano's request on Instagram I'll... Continue Reading →

Mental Health Awareness Day 10/10/17

Today will always be a day that I hold dear to my heart. I have suffered with anxiety and depression for more than half of my life. And during that time I spent it "alone and afraid." I was too... Continue Reading →

For The Love Of…A Positive Self Image

It's no secret I'm not too fond of the way my ¬†body looks. I can point the finger as far as the reasonings to it. But, ultimately, it's up to me to conquer those stupid thoughts and I embarked on... Continue Reading →

A Dead Relationship

It's been almost two years since my husband and I said enough is enough and laid all our cards on the table. Before that, life was pretty miserable for nearly two years. We fought all the time. We tried to... Continue Reading →

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