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It’s In Your Control

“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” – William James Is it that easy? Not usually, but it is a powerful concept to know that our thoughts control our responses. Think about that for a second…how you interpret a situation, and how you react to it, can alter […]

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Invest In Yourself

“Invest in yourself. Because you can’t afford not to.” It’s so exciting we are entering into Spring. One of the things I look forward to the most is the readily available increase in vegetables and fruits as the weather gets warmer. This National Nutrition Month reminds me how important it is to keep consistent with […]

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Start with Compassion

“We can’t heal the world today but we can begin with a voice of compassion, a heart of love, an act of kindness.” -Mary Davis. Although the meaning of compassion is literally to “suffer together” I think it goes much deeper. It alludes to kindness and sympathy. Lately, I have seen a lot of people […]

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Do More of What Makes You Happy

The first month of the year is National Hobby Month. I love this. It’s basically reminding us at the beginning of the year to do more of what makes us happy. I have a growing list of all the things I want to do that I genuinely enjoy. If you’re like me, you can never […]

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The Year Ahead…

“The year stands before us, like a chapter in a book waiting to be written.” – Melody Beattie Well, we are approaching the end of this year. I’m sure that stirs up quite a few thoughts and emotions, as it does for me. The month of December is typically depicted as “the most wonderful time […]

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National Beautiful Day

“The most beautiful things in the world cannot be touched, they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller I stumbled on the most incredible find…November 20th is National Beautiful Day. Although the origin is unknown, the sentiment is heart-warming. This day is recognized as a day to appreciate the beauty in the world. […]

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Working on Self-Improvement

“Become addicted to constant and never ending self-improvement.” I have found that I always want to learn more – more about my industry, more about the people in my life, more about myself and how I can continue to grow. There is always room for self-improvement. There are so many ways you can work toward […]

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Join the Effort

“Kindness is loaning someone your strength.” The last week of August is recognized as Be Kind to Humankind Week. I think we should start early and dedicate the entire month of August to this effort. All too often, we get caught up in our own lives and focus on just trying to manage. We are […]

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Take Me Where the Sun is Shining

Now that summer has officially started, we tend to spend more time outdoors, getting natural doses of vitamin D or what is sometimes called “the sunshine vitamin.” Why is vitamin D often talked about as a beneficial vitamin? It has several important functions including helping in the absorption of calcium and phosphorus and facilitating a […]

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There’s More to Mental Health

“The strongest people are those that win battles we know nothing about.” May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This topic resonates with me for so many reasons. We saw the profound impact Covid had on all of us and how it took a toll on many of us mentally. We had to pivot and adjust […]

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