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And Sometimes Decluttering is Total Crap

Sometimes you need to declutter to move forward. Get rid of stuff. Clean out. Make room. And sometimes that’s total crap. Sometimes decluttering is just a really convenient excuse for not doing the things you know you need to do, … Continue reading

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Declutter to Refocus

From time to time, we find ourselves in a slump. We go through the motions, check off the most pertinent items on our to-do lists, and we get by. From the outside, you might never even know we were in … Continue reading

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Say It Out Loud, Write It Down

As a writer, you’d think I would inherently appreciate the power of words. You’d think. And yet, I have a long history of using words carelessly when I’m speaking in anger. I tend to lazily choose profanity over more descriptive … Continue reading

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Life Is Not a To-Do List

I adore the concept of bucket lists. I love reading “life lists” my friends have posted online. In theory, I think the idea of keeping a running tally of things you want to do before you die is fantastic. In … Continue reading

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Big Trip

I feel like the only thing I ever talk about is the epic road trip my family and I are taking. I imagine massive eye rolls and impatiently mouthed “is she talking about this again?” being exchanged over my head. … Continue reading

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Getting Perspective on Priorities in First Class

It’s not very often that I fly in First Class. There are dozens and dozens of things I’d rather spend my money on, and it seems a bit silly to me to pay what would amount to the cost of … Continue reading

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Open to Happiness

As a writer, I hate it when people tell me what they’re going to tell me before they just freaking tell me already.  But when a blog with over 1600 subscribers and a five year history is suddenly completely and … Continue reading

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My last week as a turd. Hopefully.

My friend Courtney, who is easily one of the most naturally gorgeous people I know, has talked me into potentially making an ass of myself. Again. You see, Courtney has a baby who is almost a year old now, and … Continue reading

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