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5 reasons to embrace your right to get angry

March 6th, 2018|12 Comments

I want to live a peaceful existence. I truly do. But that doesn't mean I don't reserve the right to get angry. Last week, my daughter and I went to see Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and I've gotta tell you -- that Mildred Hayes character has some serious balls. I couldn't get enough of her. At least half a dozen times, my daughter looked [...]

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How to stop over-analyzing. Should you? Could you?

February 25th, 2018|10 Comments

Your best friend says she thinks you should. Your brother tells you to think it through. Your dad says he wouldn't if he were you. Your husband says STOP ANALYZING.  Think it through. Stop over-thinking. Analyze. [...]

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I just want to be loved. And you?

February 6th, 2018|4 Comments

I'm not bored. I don't feel alone. I'm not looking to make new friends. I just want to be loved. Or at least, feel as if I am.  There was a full moon on January [...]

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True happiness – are you sure you haven’t found it?

January 27th, 2018|8 Comments

They say true happiness is a state of mind. What if it's a fleeting state of mind? Does that still count? Last Thursday night, as we were turning in, my hubby suggested that we head [...]

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Please stop talking! Your kid needs a little peace and quiet.

January 18th, 2018|6 Comments

Peace and quiet. We all need it from time to time. Sometimes we just need to block out the noise. You'd think an aquarium would be the perfect spot for quiet contemplation. Not so much. [...]

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What’s not to love about 50-something?

January 15th, 2018|4 Comments

I'm a 50-something woman. I have about eight more years of 50-something to go until I become 60-something and that doesn't scare me. Not one little bit. The older I get, the younger I realize I [...]

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Marriage advice for newlyweds – inspiration from the ski slopes

December 31st, 2017|12 Comments

If I were asked to share just one piece of marriage advice for newlyweds, this would be it. My husband and I had a pretty quiet Christmas this year. Our respective daughters were with their other parents [...]

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Do you love yourself enough to justify a boob job?

December 18th, 2017|3 Comments

If I told you I'd never once looked at myself in the mirror and thought about getting new boobs, I'd be lying. Still, that didn't stop my mind from running a racket when one of [...]

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How to live life in balance – yoga inspired

December 6th, 2017|4 Comments

I may never master the art of how to live life in balance, but I'm willing to die trying. While attending an early morning class at Pur Yoga the other day, I had an epiphany. We [...]

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Fantastic news. Research says it’s ok to be sad!

November 26th, 2017|4 Comments

It's ok to be sad. And that makes me super happy. I would have written sooner but I fell and I couldn't get up. Or rather, I chose not to. A lot of stuff has [...]

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How to forgive yourself when you hurt someone you love

October 13th, 2017|12 Comments

When you hurt someone you love and you’re seeking forgiveness, be sure to look in the right places. When I hit send I knew I was going to ruffle some serious feathers but I definitely [...]