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Loving Yourself in the Busiest of Seasons

Saturday Evening Post Dick Sargent 1956

The holiday season is upon us, dear one, and I know that for most of us, that means that the rhythm of life increases to an intensity that often feels as if your heart will burst from constantly racing. You know it’s a pace you will be unable to sustain, and yet you feel trapped, […]

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The Secret to Happiness: Decide to BE Happy

the secret to happiness decide to be happy

What if I told you the key to overall happiness and satisfaction with your life was simply to decide that you are going to be happy? It hurts my heart to read the news though I won’t dive into politics or world events in detail here. It’s enough to say: yes, my darling, I know […]

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Want a Life You Love? Choose to Create It

Haddon Sundblom for Coca Cola 1940s

It Begins With Choosing to Create Your Day It was a typical Tuesday morning and I had committed to taking a bike ride at least three times that week. Monday had been rainy, and I knew that if a ride didn’t happen today I would find all kinds of reasons and make all sorts of excuses, and […]

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Choose to Pursue Your Happiness

Pursue Your Happiness

It seems like only yesterday we were celebrating a new year, yet here we are halfway through the year. For those of us in the United States, the 4th of July Holiday celebrating Our Nation’s Birth and independence marks the down-slide side of summer. So let me ask: are you choosing to pursue your happiness? […]

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Choosing to Make Time

Choosing to Make Time (Art: Coby Whitmore for Esquire)

Who has time to floss their teeth every day? Let alone use their electronic toothbrush for the allotted 2 minutes? And, honestly, who has the luxury of so much time that they actually remember to use sunscreen every day? Choosing to spend all that time with frivolous things? And is there anyone out there – […]

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Decide to Make Your Dreams Your Reality

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When I confess that I love my daily life, inevitably I hear from someone deep in the muck that retort with a sarcastic “must be nice.”  That it’s easy for me to say the path to happiness is becoming smitten with yourself because my life is easy. That I can write about being enchanted with […]

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Create a Life You Love: Decide to Change

By Jim Schaeffing

Sometimes, darling, I know that life feels impossible, immovable and unchangeable. We believe that we are stuck within a circumstance of life. We buy into the belief that you cannot teach an old dog new tricks. And because we see the nubile young bodies and faces on TV shows and in magazines, we believe that […]

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