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Happiness Highlights: Week 2 in New York City

Last week we were still in New York City, a gift I will forever be grateful for no matter where this trip or this life takes us. Two weeks in New York City is truly a luxury, and not just … Continue reading

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Are Gratitude and Worthiness Conflicting Values?

Not all values are created equal. Or rather, not all values  have equal importance in our lives. But how can we tell which ones matter most to us – and what do we do if there’s a conflict? How do … Continue reading

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How to Change a Bad Attitude

I believe in the power of a positive attitude. I also believe that knowing a positive attitude has the potential to affect change in your life is one thing – and changing a negative attitude is a completely other thing, … Continue reading

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The Happiest

I am the happiest I have ever been in my life. It frightens me to say this, because I have learned the lesson about constant change well.  I know that nothing lasts forever, not even the things you really, really … Continue reading

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How in the hell did I get here?

I’m trying to figure out how to explain to you where I am and how I got here. Geographically, I am in Navarre Beach, Florida, a tiny beach town along the Gulf Coast in Santa Rosa County.  At this exact … Continue reading

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If my butt ever looks good in these jeans, I’ll have the Internet to thank

The last thing I expected to find on the Internet was motivation to get off my ass. To push harder. To be healthier. To care about what I’m eating and what I’m not and how many calories I’m dumping into … Continue reading

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Is It Too Late For 10 Things I Learned In 2009? (See also: rhetorical questions.)

You know why blogs are better than babies? Because you can ignore them for days and days and weeks and weeks and they are still here. Don’t try that shit with babies.  Seriously. I plan to tell you all about … Continue reading

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Dear Jared

You asked me this morning as you were leaving if I was mad at you. I told you I wasn’t, and I meant it. I also told you that I was just stressed, that I was carrying a lot on … Continue reading

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Yes, there was an $800 bill

I have to be honest with you. I’m really behind from the quick trip down to Miami and my head is… well… fucked, at the moment. A good friend has finally made the decision to accept hospice care, and it’s … Continue reading

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Because No One Is Going To Read It Anyway…

I debated whether or not to write a post today. I leaned heavily towards not. The Internet will be flooded with “things I’m thankful for” posts – most of which will be ignored as the usual readers have turned off … Continue reading

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