HOLIDAYS

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Hello All,  I have noticed over the years that around the Holiday time, things get tough for some of us?  Have you ever struggled with the Holidays or a particular Holiday?  There are certain reasons we struggle during these times. A lot of the struggle seems to be emotionally.  How do you handle the Holidays?  Where do you go? Do …

IN A BOX

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Hello All,  Have you ever felt like you were confined to a “BOX”?  Almost like you were trapped and could not get out? Felt like you were stuck?  Everywhere was a dead end?  I know a “BOX can seem like there’s no way out. However, just remember a “BOX” is just that, a cardboard “BOX”, and one can break out …

ALONE

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HELLO ALL,  Have you ever felt like you are all ALONE?  Maybe you feel like that right now?  Perhaps, everywhere you turn feels like a dead-end? Maybe those who love and care about you seem far away or unreachable?  Maybe it even feels like those who say they love you, aren’t there for you, and/or they don’t really care any …

FITNESS

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Hello All,  The subject today is FITNESS…how is your FITNESS level?  Do you feel fit!!?  Well, you probably wonder what I mean by FITNESS?  I believe there are different areas of FITNESS.  Although “Physical FITNESS” is probably one of the first forms which come to mind.  However, I am referring to Spiritual FITNESS.  I believe our Spiritual FITNESS is just …

OPEN MINDED

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Hello All,  Have you ever thought that your way was the best way?  Have you ever received some feedback or pushback and decided to do things your way instead of really considering the advice being given?  I can remember several times in my life certain people saying “just listen to me”, “I’m trying to help you”.  I remember one distinct …

SURFING

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Hello All,  Have you ever had a hard time managing your emotions?  Have you ever said something you wish you could take back?  How about reacting in a way which you wish you could go back and change?  Well, I am here to tell you managing emotions are one of the hardest things which I had to learn to do.  …

GETTING STARTED

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Hello All,  Have you ever felt like all you need is a chance?  Just a break?  Just an opportunity?  If someone would just believe in me or my idea?  I think we all bump into those obstacles from time to time. I think we all may have those moments within our own lives when we just need someone to believe …

CHECK IN!

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HELLO ALL,  It has been awhile and I wanted to check in with you all!  Things have been moving right along here.  As a matter of fact, I’ve been out a couple of weeks, and my staff have “ROCKED” in my absence.  You know there are times in our lives when we cannot be in all places at once and …

STAYING THE COURSE

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HELLO ALL,  As I was sitting here with sweat literally dripping down my face and head, I received a friendly reminder that I have not blogged anything for “24 days to be exact”.  Reason…just put it at the bottom of the list.  Or may be it wasn’t even on the list recently?  Has that ever happened to you when things …

CHECK IN

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HELLO ALL, Wanted to check in, it has been a few weeks since my last update regarding my mom.  I can tell you it has been a rough ride since then.  Sometimes life sure has a way of coming at us hard even when we are sober.  I remember when I used to think that as soon as I got …