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  • January 8, 2018
    "Be happy with what you have while working for what you want." ~Helen Keller
    52 Weeks of Gratitude: Week 2
    This week I am grateful for the power of habits and our ability to transform our life any day and at any time. Regardless of whether the habit is good or bad, the first step is the quest for change and since the day after Christmas, I introduced my goals with a new routine to connect current...

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  • January 1, 2018
    "What a privilege it is to have a body, to breathe, to walk, to be." ~Willow 
    52 Weeks of Gratitude - Week One
    Welcome to Week 1: Body
    With the start of a new year, I frame my intentions towards who I want to become. This year I am returning to daily gratitude on this journey to a better self. Reaching for the opportunities brought by the clean slate of a New Year.
    When focusing on gratitude,...

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  • December 31, 2017
    Here I grow again...
    I thrive on the pattern that goal setting creates. Establishing accountability in the areas I want to change and guidance towards my potential. Each year I compile a list of intentions, areas I seek improvement where tiny shifts cast new habits.
    After looking through a few sites for goal setting advice I created this list to focus on specific areas of improvement. Is there...

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  • December 30, 2017
    "We rise by lifting others" ~Robert Ingersol
    This year I wanted to do thirty acts of kindness to represent Ryan's 30th birthday. Although I don't have the exact numbers I am pretty sure I met my goal. Here are a few of the places where Ryan left his mark in 2017.
    "Some of our best living is done through the people we leave behind"
    When paying it forward I strive to balance giving for those in...

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  • December 29, 2017
    Each year I reveal a word to color the coming year that will tether both my intentions and goals while finding meaning to the next 365 days. This year  LIGHT  chose me, and am eager to embrace it with my daily routine.
    Light 
    noun
    Something that makes things visible or affords illumination: All colors depend on light.verb
    to cause (the face, surroundings, etc.) to brighten, especially with joyto guide or conduct with a light:Idioms
    bring to light, to discover or reveal:come to light, to be discovered or revealed:light at the end of the tunnel, a prospect of success, relief, or...

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  • December 22, 2017
    The New Year provides a place of clarity where I gather the moments of my year to examine their purpose. I bet when written, gathering all the pieces into one space can awaken the peaks and valleys throughout a year. And with the evolution of a year, this awareness provides the steps to change that course. 
    What did you do with your year? Did you challenge yourself, learn a new lesson or grow...

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  • December 15, 2017
    On January 7, fifteen-years will have magically passed since I quit smoking and transformed my life, by deciding to change one thing.
    I remember grappling with resolutions. Knowing I should quit smoking yet not quite committed. Choosing quit dates, then finding a reason not to follow through. Now the New Year was fast approaching and I extended my quit date to February. 
    February 7, I thought,...

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  • November 26, 2017
    On Thanksgiving Day we picked up several copies of our local gazette and found our story, Pay it forward for Ryan on the front page. A story about giving back, even when you are in pain, in fact, especially when you are in pain. These small steps allowed me to see Joy again.

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  • October 16, 2017
    It is time to put aside your Eeyore tendencies and find your inner Tigger. While optimism is both genetic and learned, it is something we can improve if practiced.
    Join me on a year-long journey with gratitude leading the way and watch your attitude transform. Both, thinking positive and surrounding ourselves with positive people make gratitude infectious. Find your people and uncover gratitude...
    Reframe...

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  • August 20, 2017
    Brain Struggles
    Some day’s time dissolves into nothingness as the pieces I once identified with slip through my fingers. The familiar fades in the distance and I examine the world for something recognizable.
    I know every journey is different and that path is covered in a haze of unknown. The mystery of life unfolds so slowly, revealing meaning through love and challenge, heartache and joy, all...

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