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It’s Your Choice, Always

I am from the south. Some would say the deep south in the United States. I guess that is true because if you walk out my door the Gulf of Mexico is not far. We Southern folks like our holidays. I have my favorites and there are some I do not participate in, Valentine's Day,… Continue reading It’s Your Choice, Always

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Maybe you are Person-Sick

Do you ever get that feeling that you do not belong? Like maybe you are homesick, but your not away. When you think about it you can't say what you are homesick for because when you look around you realize you are home. Maybe you aren't homesick but person sick. Maybe you miss your person.… Continue reading Maybe you are Person-Sick

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Do Not Wait

Things happen for a reason. The reason may be the consequences for a decision you made or an action you chose. It can also be from your stagnate response. That sitting and waiting for a thing to happen. If you want something do not sit around and wait for it to magically happen on it's… Continue reading Do Not Wait

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No Sin in Slowing Down

Go go go...do that thing, then the next then the next...go go go... STOP! There is no productivity in constant motion. There is loss of efficiency in multitasking. Being tired is not anyway to live. Sometimes we have to simply stop. Take a day to do nothing. You know this. Like me you probably say… Continue reading No Sin in Slowing Down

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Are you really “fine”?

Stop lying to yourself and others. We all do it. See if this sounds familiar Person: Hi. How are you? You: Fine. Thanks. You answer "fine" automatically. It is like we are taught that is the only correct response. What if you are not "fine"? What if you are tired, sick, hungry, sad, happy,? What… Continue reading Are you really “fine”?

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Do You Hate Valentine’s Day?

I am not a big fan of Valentine's Day. The entire thing feels forced. Love day should be every day. Why the world thinks people need a day to honor those we love is ridiculous. Valentine's Day, the modern version of it anyway, seems like it was made up by the greeting card writers, chocolate… Continue reading Do You Hate Valentine’s Day?

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Stay Curious

Remember being a kid and wanting to know everything? If you have kids you can hear it, right? That insatiable question over and over again. "Why?" When you are the kid and you asked why it was because you really wanted to know. Depending on the response you got from the adult or person you… Continue reading Stay Curious

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How is Life?

Life is good if you have love. An older man was standing on a corner of the street holding a sign that read "Life is good" A rich man pulled up in a fancy sports car and tossed the older man a dollar. The older man said, "I don't want your money. I just want… Continue reading How is Life?

Be Radical, Lori O'Gara, Publication

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I was published in Data Driven Investor. Makes me giggle every time I think about it. Me? Giving financial advice? Well, yes and no. Here's the link..you decide. I don’t know how much money my husband has…and I like it that way.

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Communicate!

If you heard that robotic voice when you read that title we need to talk after class. hehe 🙂 Seriously communication is a key to happiness. There are a few, but this is a big one. Telling your loved ones what you need to say will make your relationships stronger and healthier. Also, asking them… Continue reading Communicate!