Thoughts on what it's like to pursue your dreams--also writing, branding, & identity.

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Enouragement

We've all been there - insanely hard times in our lives. Today Les Brown posted this on Facebook and I want to reshare this here: "You are stronger than you think you are. It doesn't matter what you are facing...a lost relationship, job,…
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Inspired by Abandoned Places

Wow, I just have to share these images with you.  There's something about places abandoned, long forgot that just sparks interest and intrigue. One of my favorite things about Europe is exploring old, dilapidated places.  I just love…
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Ask for Help

Well it's been another good day of learning and expanding my mind.  I hope you have had a great day as well.  I'm so excited to be in this particular stage of my life right now.  There are so many things I'm thinking about on a daily basis…
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Expecting Goodness

I've been listening to Joel Osteen's Your Best Life Now audio book and while his voice tends to lull me to sleep, he makes some good points, one of which is the idea of expecting good things to happen.  So much of our success depends on our…
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Starting the week

Monday, Monday, the day so many of us dread. I am working on reframing it in my head as a fresh start rather than the beginning of the work week. This Monday I started back at Toastmasters. It's been about year since I last attended and it…
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Aim for the moon...

Today I allowed myself to be open to the future possibility of a dream home. I could actually FEEL it being possible for the first time today. “Always aim for the Moon, even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.” ― W. Clement…
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Human Nature

Why do we resist that which is good for us? How is it that I so don't feel like getting up early on a Saturday morning to go work out when I know that it's good for me? And yet, once I'm done working out I'm so glad I did it.  It's human nature,…
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Oh Crap, What have I done?

This morning I was battling fear big time.  I found myself being inundated with negative thoughts and fears.  Potent, even plausible fears continued to assail my hopeful will and mind.  The "reality" of what I've just done - committing…
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Starting before You're Ready...

Today, I'm working on keeping my momentum up and doing at least one thing (or maybe a few) to push myself to move closer to living my dreams. So today I'm stretching myself with a little impromptu video, unscripted  unpolished, but an honest…
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Sick & Tired of Not Living My Dreams

It's funny how a little flu can smack you over the head with a dose of reality so strong that you sober  up to your life and decide to make a change.  I had just such an experience last week, several epiphinal thoughts wracked my unsuspecting…