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Self-doubt is a killer of dreams. It keeps us from following our passion and from fulfilling our purpose. And yet, it's so common. Many, many people doubt themselves. Second-guess. And third-guess. So here are a few steps to help you let go of any self-doubt: What's your inspiration? Follow . . .
I don't deny that some days are so bad that they seem to darken our lives irrevocably. But that's usually not the case. It saves a lot of anxiety and stress if we learn the difference between a bad day and a bad life. I continue to be inspired by women I know with debilitating chronic illness, . . .
I'm excited to remind you that A Healing Spirit is a resource everyone can use---because it has its own blog, with new posts several times a week. On the new blog, you'll find information on mind/body wellness, inspiration of all kinds, the latest on healing and guest posts from people who have . . .
Worrying about what might happen tomorrow robs us of today. Which is what Mark Twain knew so well about worry. I know it, too. My mom was a world-class worrier and she passed her worry along to me. I fight it all the time. And sometimes I let it take over, which is always a mistake. I'm working . . .
Want to prepare for a happy new year? Put a little kit together with these items: A paper clip to hold everything together. A rubber band to help you stay flexible. A penny to remind you that you're valuable. A toothpick to pick out the good in everyone. A Jigsaw puzzle piece to remind you that . . .
There seems to be a lot of "not nice" going around these days, ever since that horrible man took over the Oval. And much of the not nice is politically motivated, even if it's clothed in something else in an attempt to make it sound more reasonable than it is. Or more high falutin'. Sometimes it's . . .
To understand everything is to forgive everything. ~Buddha I'd love your thoughts on this in the Comments. . . .
How are you celebrating the holidays? I won't say we Boomers are partying like we used to, but we've still got a lot of life--and a lot to say in this compilation of great Boomer blogs. SIGN OF THE TIMES Most people enjoyed the past week shopping, cooking, watching holiday movies on the Hallmark . . .
It is only about things that do not interest me that one can give a really unbiased opinion, which is no doubt the reason why an unbiased opinion is absolutely valueless. ~The Critic as Artist Saw this. Saw its truth. Shared it here. Would love your thoughts. . . .
Today I'm asking you to put one of these (or more, if you are so inclined) on your "To Do" list. Or even do them right now! Over at A Healing Spirit, I offer all sorts of lovely things for healing. Effective things. Affirmation decks so pretty you won't want to put them away. Guided journals that . . .
There's been so much upset and trauma since the election that I think it's time we're all good to ourselves. Had a little self love. And here's how: Wrap your arms around yourself in a great big hug of self love. Stroke your dog or cat. Take them for a long walk in the fall leaves. Buy something . . .
Everything is perfectly arranged for us to grow in love and to be transformed by it. We can recognize this when we stop arguing with the way things are. —Ellen Grace O'Brian . . .
Riley is my little Pigpen, always getting into something. Two days after his grooming, the white part of his fur is already grey. And since he hates the bath, and fights back (only to us, never the groomer), I don't dare bath him. Besides, that, I'd have to bathe him every two days. And with colder . . .
My tech support guy was looking for malware and viruses and instead he discovered a path back in time. Determining that some old documents might be responsible for issues with my Mac, we opened a few of them and I saw--maybe for the first time since I'd written it, 20 years ago--a piece I'd done . . .
Some fabulous gift ideas to fit any sized budget--including small ones--thanks to some of my creative and cool blogger friends. They've got so many unique gift ideas --I know you'll find at least one you can jump right on. I would be remiss if I didn't start with my gorgeous, supportive gifts for . . .
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Urban Dictionary defined vaguebooking as an intentionally vague Facebook status update that prompts friends to ask what's going on or is possibly a cry for help. or as Vaguebook.org says, You know those posts on Facebook where it's obvious the poster is just BEGGING for attention? There's an art . . .
It's holiday time and that means friends and family join together, sometimes overnight. Do you look forward to it? Dread it? Either way, you'll be host or hostess and you want to make a house guest feel welcome. I'm here to help with two posts that will help you make Aunt Irma--or any other . . .
' "Tis the season for house guests.As if the holidays weren't hard enough. Oh, I know, you love to visit kith and kin. But sometimes you sense, well, an underlying tension. It could be because you aren't being a very good holiday house guest. But never fear. I've got some helpful hints here on how . . .