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  • September 22, 2019
    "As soon as you trust yourself you will know how to live" 
    Being Me: Week 39 - Trust yourself
    September theme: Sometimes we can learn and study and know, and sometimes we have to believe, trust and hope
    Sometimes trusting our thoughts and decisions can be difficult, especially when it goes against the norm. And while wisdom comes with age, the first step to trusting ourselves is to be ourselves,...

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  • September 15, 2019
    "Nothing holds you back more than your own insecurities" 
    Being Me: Week 38 - What holds you back
    September theme: Sometimes we can learn and study and know and sometimes we have to believe, trust and hope
    What holds you back from pursuing your dreams? Most often it is one or several of the following:
    fear procrastination doubts distraction you avoid the truth you want it to be easy you want...

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  • August 4, 2019
     
    "The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are. The second greatest is being happy with what you find." 
    Being Me: Week 32 Who do you think you are
    August theme: We are who we choose to be
    There must be something about reaching your 50's, that wakes you up to life. To me, this is the reminder of the finite amount of time we are given, and even that time is not guaranteed. Life...

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  • July 28, 2019
    "Don't be afraid to shine the world needs your light." ~Gabby Bernstein 
    Being Me / Week 31: Let your light shine
    July Theme: Bold stripes, bright stars, brave hearts
    Growing up a middle child of four I always liked to blend in. I never wanted to be the one to draw attention, that job was left for my older sister or younger brother. They beamed in the spotlight, where as I shrank from it in...

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  • July 23, 2019
    Just let me feel bad about this
    “It takes strength to make your way through grief, to grab hold of life and let it pull you forward.”~Patti Davis
    It was a year ago today that my mom died. And shock still bubbles up when I think of her, along with all the other emotions like sadness, relief, curiosity, anger and envy. In order to understand this surge of emotions, I decided to unpack why I feel...

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  • July 21, 2019
    "Usually, when the distractions of daily life deplete our energy, the first thing we eliminate is the thing we need the most: quiet, reflective time. Time to dream, time to contemplate what's working and what's not, so that we can make changes for the better." ~Sara Ban Breathnach 
    Being Me: Week 30 Abundance
    July theme: Bold stripes, bright stars, brave hearts
    Over twenty years ago when my father...

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  • July 14, 2019
    "Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind." ~Dale Carnegie 
    Week 29 - Held back by fear
    Monthly theme: Bold stripes, bright stars, brave hearts
    We know our days are numbered and yet most slip by without a second glance, especially when I get caught up in the routine of day to day.  Often times, in the evening I contemplate the to do list of the future, that someday dream list that somehow becomes...

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  • July 7, 2019
     
    "Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that is the one that is going to help you grow." 
    Being Me: Week 28 - Taking risks
    Monthly theme: Bold stripes, bright stars, brave hearts
    I have never been much of a risk taker, being safe was always priority. I am not sure if this stems from my mother's fear and protection as we grew up, or my life of loss? But I do believe when fear...

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  • June 30, 2019
    When your brave you empower others around you to be brave too 
    Being Me: Week 27 - Integrity
    Monthly theme: Bold stripes, bright stars, brave hearts
    Last year felt like my year of brave. I was saying yes to everything and daring to really live and enjoy all that I could. This year I feel like I'm standing still. Halfway through the  year and it seems as though I have not moved. 
    I'm standing...

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  • June 26, 2019
    May God Bless me with another year of adventure
    55 ways to celebrate 55 years over the next year...
    Read 55 books (currently at 36)Try new red winesTravel to 10 new destinations55 acts of kindnessDonate bloodSave for a Peloton treadmill Create a daily meditation practiceSpa dayDinner in Little ItalyLunch in Ohio CityRun my fastest 5kWin 1st place for new age group runningRun a half marathonTrain...

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