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10 toxic personalities and why you should avoid them

We’ve been around all of them. People who use you. People who manipulate you. People who judge you or suck the life out of you or gossip about you (and everything else they hear). The thing is, on the surface … Continue reading

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12 Must-Read Books That Will Change Your Life

Great fiction books can take you to other worlds and take your breath away. But great non-fiction books can literally change your life. While I’m an avid fiction reader, I devour self-help books. Books on Buddhism. Meditation. Yoga. Travel and … Continue reading

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Three Simple Words Can Transform Your Life

How often are you in a situation in which someone says something you take the wrong way? It could be at work, or at home, or in the supermarket — we’ve all experienced times in which the person we’re with makes … Continue reading

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When One Door Closes, A Windmill Can Often Be Found

Change, almost always, isn’t personal. It’s how you view change that makes it personal. Continue reading

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Personal Lessons We Can Learn from the Recent Election

This week’s U.S. election polarized our nation. It exposed a big divide in mentality — in hopes and dreams and expectations. For some, the results triggered happiness. For others, dread and fear. I’m not going to talk politics in this … Continue reading

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Tested Advice for Life…And Writing

Every now and then I find a gem when I scour the Internet. Today, I discovered a fabulous post from JA Konrath, giving us a few reminders about how to keep perspective in life–and in writing. “This post goes out to … Continue reading

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Life Lessons for When Life Kicks Butt

Life has a way of kicking butt when you least expect it. Not that you can predict these things, but when it comes at you hard and fast it can leave you feeling helpless and insecure and maybe even angry. … Continue reading

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