Minnie’s Story

It has been a long time. For some, it may seem like it was yesterday, last week, last month or last year. Others, however, wake up and relive it day after day after day as another anniversary quickly approaches. There are three types of people who know what I’m talking about. Those who were onlookers,…

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A Cure For Chaos

It’s that time of the year again. The slow trickle of the back-to-school celebrations have commenced! Newbie back-to-school parental units, fret not. You’ll catch on. This is the time of year that your home becomes more hushed during the day and bedtimes arrive a little earlier at night. For parents that means the first and…

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The Balancing Act

Life is a huge circus and you’re the tight rope walker. -Liz McKenzie At any given time, any one of us can be juggling a cluster of life’s necessities in one hand – education, work, family, religious and social obligations, etc – and the residual effects of life’s necessities in the other hand – happiness,…

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An Attitude for Gratitude

G-R-A-T-I-T-U-D-E! Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful and a readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Gratitude helps you bring recognition to the value of every aspect of your life and the lives of others. In my observations, it was apparent that while people issued thank you’s, there was a huge gap…

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WEDNESDAY PEP-TALK

Move to the beat of your own drum. Everyone is not going to support you on your journey and some people will try to convince you that you’re going the wrong way. That’s why it’s so important to develop and strengthen your knowledge of self. When you know who you are, what you want, and…

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Just a little food for thought

Are you happy with what you see and where you’re going? It’s not too late to make some changes. What is one thing you think you need to change that would be beneficial to your future? Is it a work in progress or is something holding you back? What do you need to do to…

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It’s The Simple Things

Can you believe it? The year is halfway complete!  While we were doting on one task or other, Father Time whispered sweet nothings into the winds of Mother Nature’s kiss. When we weren’t looking, Autumn turned to Winter and Winter became Spring as Summer patiently waits in the shadows. Amid the changes of the seasons,…

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Hey, hey, hey…It’s Mother’s Day!

IT’S THE FREAKIN’ WEEKEND, MOMMY’S!!!! I know this weekend is supposed to be extra special for the maternal role model but allow me -if you will- a moment to tell you why we are more than just a single recognized calendar day (that some of us try to stretch out over a couple of days…

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How Self-Love Can Help You Succeed.

#apostwithnoimages #theonlythingyouneedtoseeisYOU Last week, I spoke about finding your purpose. I feel it’s important to be driven by something (your purpose) that is meant to magnify not only the happiness in your life but also in the lives of those you encounter. You see, when you feel good about yourself you are in a better…

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A Special Motivation Because Today Is Not Just Monday

Today’s motivation is in honor of my son who gave me purpose 25 years ago. He exhibits this daring, free spirit that confuses and wows me all at once. Where I am introverted and-as he reminds me regularly-less festive (ok he says NOT festive at all but…), he is extroverted and will celebrate the alphabet…

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