Category Archives: personal growth

You make me brave

I came across a blog a few months ago that I really liked.  Being the person that I am, I had to go back to the beginning of the blog before I read a lot of the most recent posts. … Continue reading

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casting the first stone

Last week, social media was awash in two things: the colors of what a unicorn would puke up from eating too many skittles and pure hatred…. It doesn’t matter if one agrees with the Supreme Court decision regarding gay marriage … Continue reading

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shamelessly copying

Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook.  Ms. Sandberg lost her husband, David Goldberg, the chief executive of Survey Monkey, at the beginning of May.  They were on vacation, there was an accident in the gym, and he died of … Continue reading

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Aren’t they all complicated?

A few days ago, I got up, grabbed a cup of coffee, and got on Facebook.   The first post I saw was from an old friend who changed his relationship status to ‘It’s complicated’.  My comment was ‘Aren’t they … Continue reading

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wow! I passed 10,000

Yesterday was a banner day for me in the blogosphere.  I passed 10,000 hits on my blog! There are a lot of blogs I subscribe to that have surpassed that figure in much less time, but I’m just happy I … Continue reading

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25 minutes, 3 times a day

I was catching up on my blog reading today.  Not my WordPress blog reading, but those sites that are professionally written to give advice, the ones where I read the whole post in my email.  The blog I was reading … Continue reading

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a new beginning – every day

Why do we anticipate the turning of the calendar to a new year?  Why is it that we stay up until midnight on New Year’s Eve, even if we’re just sitting at home watching Dick Clark on television, waiting for … Continue reading

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reflections on my post-a-day journey

This is the WordPress topic of the day.  I didn’t complete my post a day journey, and I’m fine with that.  I wanted to write a post every day because I love to write and want to get better at … Continue reading

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Day Zero

The Mission: Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days. The Criteria: Tasks must be specific (ie. no ambiguity in the wording) with a result that is either measurable or clearly defined. Tasks must also be realistic and … Continue reading

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friendship or lack thereof

Isn’t it strange how we let friendships slip away?  In some cases, you can pinpoint why.  In other cases, it’s hard to pinpoint why. There are work friends that no longer want to keep up the friendship if you or … Continue reading

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