Loss, Love and Liberation fear guest post happiness personal story tribe

Death had gotten a pretty bad rep over the years. We often think of it as the ultimate end, but in reality something in us is always dying. This is true on a cellular level in our bodies all the time (thank goodness!), and it is absolutely true on every level for those who...

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Failing to Succeed: A Journey of 10,000 Steps happiness personal story recovery self-love


I really struggled with the idea of becoming a guide. I couldn’t help but think, “Who am I to be guide anybody?”

I’m not famous. I haven’t climbed my way to the top of the proverbial ladder. I haven’t won any awards or been recognized among the ...

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Dinner with Family personal story recovery relationships

 

Some of my favorite memories take place around the family dining room table.

 

It is important to note that I come from a home that had all girls. We were three rambunctious young ladies raised by one amazing little woman. I donʼt mean that in a degrading way. My mom is actually...

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Doing the Dishes in Traffic fear mindfulness personal story

When my partner and I began living together he inherited full grown dogs, and I inherited a growing garden - something I had always dreamed of. It isn't huge, and we certainly couldn't live off of its contents, but the act of nurturing it has taken its place in my daily routine. I thoroughly...

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How Much Does Your Past Weigh? fear happiness mindfulness personal story self-love tools

 

Back in 2016 I was traveling a lot for work. I remember one month when I took something like 2 dozen flights. It was nuts and fun and tiring. Either way, I had a lot of time to sit and to think on those planes. I recall one such trip when I was sitting near the back of the plane on the...

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Authenticity: Trendy or Transformational? Part 2 happiness mindfulness personal story tools

This is Part 2 of this post, so if you missed it, check out Part 1 now.


So what in the F am I supposed to do if I am constantly told I'm not good enough but also that I have to project to the world that everything is fine!?!?!?

 

 

For most of my life the answer was to hide. Hide my...

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Get Back in Line! fear happiness personal story self-love

I don't know if there is something very wrong about me or perhaps very right, but I cannot sit like a normal person. The outside table where I write this drives me nuts every morning as it attempts to coerce me into a standard seated position. I CAN'T DO IT, Table, so just BACK OFF! Why won't...

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Taking on a New Challenge & Facing the Truth personal story relationships tools

 

It is October 1, 2019. This marks Day 1 of the Ultimate Blog Challenge - a one month initiative to write every day. I've never participated in anything like this. I'm more excited than anything. I love to write, yet I don't always have the discipline to sit down and do it daily.

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What is My Big Dream? personal story

 

It's funny, part of what I do is help people live their dream lives, yet I have kept my dream pretty close to the chest.

 

It's not something I share with a lot of people. I thought I'd switch that up today by telling you a bit of my dream. 

 

I have many personal...

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Even If No One Else Cares... happiness personal story


At the beginning of October I stepped up to participate in The Ultimate Blog Challenge, which entails writing and posting daily for the entire month. Now that the challenge has come to a close, I'll share with you the most important thing I learned and throw a challenge your way!

 

In my...

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