Tag: #positivity

Dreams, goals, and wishes

Dreams, goals, and wishes
Dreams, goals, and wishes… I think that the pandemic has impacted my desire to live life to the fullest. I decided years ago that I would live a regret-free life, so the older I get, the more I strive to make my dreams come true. I posed this question on Facebook, “If you could accomplish... Read more »

Did you jump or tiptoe into 2021?

Did you jump or tiptoe into 2021?
January is always a time for reflection and goal setting for me, and many others, but this year more than ever before seems to be challenging. I can speculate, but no one really knows what this year has in store for each of us. We never really do, although, other years made it easier to... Read more »

Who Uses Online Dating Apps?

Who Uses Online Dating Apps?
When I was younger, I met friends and romantic partners through school and work. When my last long relationship ended in 2014, I worked in a predominately female field and was no longer going to high school or college, so I wondered how to find people to date? After meeting a couple of people at... Read more »
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Time is flying by

Time is flying by
While I was out for my walk today, I realized that autumn has clearly arrived. I knew it was coming, but this past week has really brought some changes. The evening air felt cool, and the yearly transformation of the leaves has truly begun. The last time that I looked, it was March. I am not... Read more »

Stay healthy

Stay healthy
Are you focusing on your health and well-being? It is surprising to me that it has been 6 months since we began social distancing practices due to COVID-19. Time has flown by, and I am shocked that it is almost the first day of fall already. I have attended my fair share of zoom workshops... Read more »

Are you struggling too?

Are you struggling too?
What are you struggling to do during the pandemic? At first I had a hard time eating healthy; I just wanted to eat anything and everything. I read that some people are also drinking a little too much. I even heard that others are having a difficult time reading books and focusing. I definitely don’t... Read more »
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What do you do for inspiration?

What do you do for inspiration?
I love writing. I could lose a whole day absorbed in the imaginary world creating and writing. I have written four and a half books so far. Only two are published as of today; however, that will change soon with the publication of my third book called Living Red. It is a young-adult fiction about... Read more »

Nothing can replace a hug

Nothing can replace a hug
When we were first issued the stay-at-home order here in Chicago, Illinois, in many ways, my life felt the same as before the coronavirus pandemic. As more time passes by, though, I am reminded how so much my life and other’s lives have really changed. I do have a roof over my head, food on... Read more »

What will you miss?

What will you miss?
I went for a walk on my lunch break earlier this week, and I walked past my old apartment. My three daughters and I lived there for 11 years, moving in when they were only 5, 7 and 9 years old. It was small for us, but for me it was a wonderful home. I... Read more »
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Life is a complex matter

Life is a complex matter
What is your favorite quote or saying? I love inspirational quotes, and even have a few Pinterest Boards that I share them on. It is challenging to choose just one; however, this quote by Walt Disney resonated with me during normal life, but especially now at this time. He was quoted as saying, “I always like... Read more »