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Living in the present

Living in the present

Living in the now  feeling completely healed Having learned from the past Surrounding myself only with healthy people Pushing the toxic ones away   Living in the now  Enjoying the present moment  Filled and overwhelmed with gratitude  Very much aware I created my...

A set of magical numbers

A set of magical numbers

Yesterday I woke up a bit later than I wanted.  I told my kids the night before I wanted to go run on the Greenway that morning.  They were tired and still sleeping so I decided to go. I was feeling a bit tired myself, but I knew that no matter how tired I felt moving...

A Unique Opportunity

A Unique Opportunity

For the past six weeks, I have spoken about this with a couple of coworkers and even a few close friends of mine. After seeing many people’s social media posts, zoom meetings, articles on how to work remotely, how to teach your kids, how to work with kids, and...

Es difícil ser poeta….

Es difícil ser poeta….

Tengo un corazón profundo Lleno de amor y deseos Tengo muchos pensamientos Que dejo escritos en silencio No me parezco a muchos Y me dicen que soy diferente No muchos me entienden Pero los entiendo a todos Es un sentido diferente El saber el querer de la gente El...

The Truth behind Work Life Balance Part II

The Truth behind Work Life Balance Part II

In my first article regarding this topic, I was very clear that women will never be able to have it all, at least not with our current system. Devoting 100% of ourselves to our careers, children, partners, families, friends, and our personal well being is simply an...

The Truth behind Work Life Balance

The Truth behind Work Life Balance

A few weeks ago, I started and ended my day with two different networking events. In the morning, I participated in a close meeting of professional women where ideas, dreams, goals, and aspirations were shared. The ages of the women ranged from 20–70. For me the most...

Welcoming a Relationship with Alcohol

Welcoming a Relationship with Alcohol

It is certainly not a subject line that you read every day. Most if not all of the articles, books, blogs, and research I have read regarding alcohol revolves around addiction. I read about the people that have allowed alcohol to ruin their lives, the people that have...

92% of people who set New Year’s Resolutions never achieve them.

92% of people who set New Year’s Resolutions never achieve them.

According to the University of Scranton, only 8% of people who make New Year’s Resolutions achieve them. I must say, I was surprised to hear the numbers were so low. I was hoping for at least a 30% success rate. This immediately made me think and wonder why. Why do so...

Never sacrifice your children for a new life with a new partner.

Never sacrifice your children for a new life with a new partner.

When I first read the sentence I used as a title, I read it at least 5 times in a row. It touched deep within me and in an instant, I started thinking of all the people I know that have in fact sacrificed their children for a new partner. All the people that have not...

Happy anniversary to me!!!

Happy anniversary to me!!!

Happy anniversary to me!!! The closer I get to my divorce anniversary and the date I made the decision to leave the addict that was once a part of my life, the more it allows me the opportunity to reflect and be thankful for the freedom I now have. I’m not the only...