You don’t need to wait to be happy. You deserve to be happy. Now. Today. In whatever season you find yourself in. I was talking to a woman recently. We were having a deep conversation and she said something that really stuck with me. “One day I’ll be happy. When I meet someone and I’m…

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I’m sitting in the waiting room at the hospital, waiting for them to call my name. It’s time for my 3 month visit with my Oncologist. I’ve told you before that I’m happy to have these appointments. In fact, I never want to give them up. My doctor assures me, as time goes by, I…

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Happy Father’s Day to all the wonderful Dads out there. If you’re a Dad, I hope you realize what an important role you have in your family, and the significant influence you have on the lives of your children. It’s easy to get bogged down with work and responsibilities. But always remember that nothing can…

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It’s a new year, a new beginning. I hope you had a grand year. I hope it was all you desired it to be and more. I hope your dreams came true and life was good to you. If it wasn’t, I’m sorry. If you faced hard challenges, difficult situations or very stressful experiences, I’m…

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Some weekend plans don’t go the way you think they’re going to go. You can have grand plans, but sometimes life gets in the way. Trust me on this one. I speak from experience. On a recent Thursday afternoon, in a rush to get to the airport and out of town, I forgot to pack…

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For the past few days, it’s been snowing where I live and we’ve had a winter wonderland. Living in the South, I had to laugh at how predictable we are in how we dealt with it. In case you were wondering, this is what it feels like when a snow storm hits the South. Let…

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It’s the season of thanks, the time of year when we stop and maybe open our eyes to the blessings that surround us. Take the time to be grateful for all of the good in your life. Sometimes, when we’re facing a challenge, it can be hard to find something to be grateful for. Life…

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The other day I was on my way to a meeting, listening to the radio and thinking about what I wanted to say during the conference. Then a song came on the radio that caused me to contemplate a few things. The artist sang out the following words, “Make sure you live like you’re dying.”…

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I celebrated my 45th birthday this week. It doesn’t seem very old to me, but I remember when I was a child and thought a 45 year old person was ancient. As I reflected on this past year, I wanted to share with you 45 life lessons I’ve learned that can help you. Some people…

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Are you a stressed out person? Are you running around all the time, doing too many things in a day? Do you feel like you need more down time? It’s time to relax. Don’t take life so seriously. Lighten up a bit. It’s important to give yourself time to relax and unwind. Life can be…

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