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How Showing Kindness Can Leave A Lasting Impact

How Showing Kindness Can Leave A Lasting Impact

What is an act of kindness worth? Even though it doesn’t have physical worth, the time we put into serving others is worth more than we know. By simply stepping outside of our world and being a source of love to another person can create change. This journey we are on isn’t easy and many […]

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Love Cleanse: Pain from the Past

Love Cleanse: Pain from the Past

I never knew how much I used the people around me as a fallback to avoid my thoughts until I started the 30-Day cleanse.  That’s when I noticed how much I relied on others so I wouldn’t feel lonely. Right when I walk in the door of my house I immediately grab my phone. In no time I […]

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Three Untold Lessons from My Mother

Three Untold Lessons from My Mother

Sunday was Mother’s Day, and this year it’s a very special one for my family. My mom has always been the driving force in my family. In her prime she was the one that kept my older brothers and I in line, she was the one that chauffeured us to and from our many appointments, […]

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A Legacy of Love

A Legacy of Love

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion some humor and some style.” – Maya Angelou “Wake up grandma. Please, wake up.” I said as I held her hand, attempting to warm it from the heat of my own. I felt comfortable […]

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All I Want For Christmas

All I Want For Christmas

As I close my eyes I could see the snow glistening as if diamonds were embedded in the snow. Christmas break was vastly approaching for the children and their anticipation for the holiday was on the rise. The street was filled with the décor of Christmas lights, holiday themes and Santa on his sleigh. In […]

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The Highly Sensitive Person Pt. 2

The Highly Sensitive Person Pt. 2

Psychologist Elaine N Aron began exploring the personality trait of high sensitivity in 1991, no doubt made more pertinent by the realisation of her own heightened sensitivity. What followed was a vast amount of research, which led to her publishing a number of books including ‘The Highly Sensitive Person’ and ‘The Highly Sensitive Person In […]

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The Pink Ribbon That I Earned

The Pink Ribbon That I Earned

It is with tears that I write this: I earned a pink ribbon when I was 14 years old, not because I had survived breast cancer: but because my aunt couldn’t wear it. I was my aunt’s baby plain and simple. My Great Aunt Ollie hung my stars and moon. I was an auntie’s baby […]

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Snap Shot of a Highly Sensitive Person. Pt I

Snap Shot of a Highly Sensitive Person. Pt I

When I was a child, I lived very much in my own mind. I had a vivid and colourful imagination and spent most of my waking hours lost in another world, a spell binding fantastical world. Very much supported by my ravenous love and insatiable appetite for literature and poetry, my adventures were distinct and […]

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The Race Against Time

The Race Against Time

Timing is essential in many aspects of life and punctuality is the building block to satisfying your comfort and satisfaction.  You are rewarded for timeliness and meeting deadlines and reprimanded for tardiness and untimely completion of tasks.  This aptitude to recognize time as the expectation you place upon yourself for complete happiness.  (Based on age […]

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If I Could Escape

If I Could Escape

It’s been almost a month since Big Mama passed away, the days since getting that call have been a blur. Many of my days and weeks have all mixed in together in my mind as I try to come to terms with all that’s happened. It’s been hard to cope with the fact that she […]

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