Category Archives for Living through it

Bitterness is poison

As humans, we are social creatures, even if the introvert in me wants to argue that point until the cows come home (which would be a really long time considering I don’t have cows). And as social creatures, being bitter toward another isn’t a natural state for us to be in, yet many of us […]

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It’s been awhile

I’ve been silent awhile… curled up and tucked in to process happenings and events that have taken place in my life over the last couple of years. These are things that I dealt with on some level – even many levels – as they happened, but later found myself still not feeling settled around, and […]

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Be here now – A Word About Mindfulness

Live in the moment

Staying present. Mindfulness. Living consciously. Whatever you call the concept, here’s what I’m going to tell you about it… ​First, Dictionary.com defines mindfulness as, “The state or quality of being mindful or aware of something.” It’s hard as heck to do. Especially so for a worry-prone control freak who wants always to be prepared and […]

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How To Have Your Best Year Ever

Ok, it’s that time of year where everyone wants to tell you what you simply MUST be doing to make this your best year ever. Or, that now is the time to discover your true purpose. Blech! I’m not sure I can even count high enough to touch on all of the offers that have […]

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Stop being a doormat

Not a doormat

It’s no coincidence that a large percentage of those with chronic illness – or cancer have a history of being people-pleasing doormats. These are the cases you hear about where you are scratching your head in wonder over how it happened to them, of all people. They are healthy and strong. In fact, they are […]

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