Tag: #life

Crazy little thing called love

Crazy little thing called love
My mother’s dog Molly was diagnosed with a heart murmur recently. We thought since she is only 9 years old, we would have a little time for things to get worse. On Sunday that changed when her little heart was beating so fast, and she couldn’t stop coughing. After a late night trip to an... Read more »

What kind of leader are you?

What kind of leader are you?
I am always trying to improve my leadership and overall people skills so I constantly search out articles, books and podcasts to learn about leadership styles and skills. I really connected with this article called 7 Harsh Truths That Will Improve Your Leadership Skills Overnight. It would be easy to read these truths and see what others... Read more »

Quiet Your Mind and Listen

Quiet Your Mind and Listen
A couple of years ago after getting in a car accident, I wrote about one of the big questions in life asking “Does Everything Happen For A Reason?” Once again I am thinking about that question in order to understand some of the disappointments that I have encountered lately. Is life random or is there... Read more »
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Do you spend one on one time with your kids?

Do you spend one on one time with your kids?
When I was a single parent to three young daughters, I craved time alone with each of them. I loved doing things all together and I still do, but it can be challenging. There is and was definitely more group surface conversations and then there were even disagreements about what to do or where to... Read more »

Candy every day or to be healthy?

Candy every day or to be healthy?
In October, a friend told me about a healthy cleanse that he and his husband were starting, and since I have been steadily gaining weight over the years, I decided to look into it. My weight gain is really only about 1 pound a year, but at 54 years old that is at least 20... Read more »

How do you respond to rejection and disappointment?

How do you respond to rejection and disappointment?
I love books and articles; I get lost in the process of reading and in writing. Lately though, I have been getting hit with low viewership on my blog and with my e-books as well as rejections from literary agents for the third book I wrote. Friends and family have encouraged me to stay positive... Read more »
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Are you ready for tonight? #Oscars

Are you ready for tonight? #Oscars
Audrey Hepburn was quoted as saying, “Everything I learned I learned from the movies.” I absolutely love getting lost in a movie. If money and time were not an issue, I would go to the theater more often to watch them on the big screen with my container of popcorn. Renting and watching them from the library... Read more »

Importance of being with friends

Importance of being with friends
It’s so easy to just stay in especially on cold days in Chicago, however on Friday night a group of people planned to go out to celebrate a friend’s birthday. I wanted to go, but I was tired, and it was freezing out. I drank some coffee and took a short nap, but still I... Read more »

When to let go?

When to let go?
I have a wonderful life and would not trade it for anyone else’s, but I have been disappointed and saddened by many aspects of it especially in the last few years. I have never found lasting love, and I am still struggling to earn enough that I can support myself fully and be able to... Read more »
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Meet Elias: “We are all born with intuitive abilities”

Meet Elias: “We are all born with intuitive abilities”
I would like to introduce you to Elias Patras. He leads motivational intuitive workshops, weekend retreats, and classes at Sauk Valley Community College and much more. I met him first when I attended the Manifesting Your Destiny Retreat in August of 2018, which was life changing to me. He has an upcoming retreat called Aspects of... Read more »