Five Steps to Hiking Through Life with Happiness

by Connie
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Ever looked forward to an event only to get thrown a curve?  Have you planned an outing and had those plans go sideways on you? When your down-time doesn’t go as planned are you able to rebound? I’ve got five simple suggestions on how to resurrect a day that doesn’t quite meet your expectations.  It’s [...]

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What Are You Doing To Draw Your Dream Life To You?

by Connie
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One of my favorite quotes is by the Jesuit priest and geologist, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin: ‘What would you do, if you knew you couldn’t fail?’ I like the directness of the quote.  It really cuts to the chase, doesn’t it? If you’re uncertain what you want to achieve, do or try, just ask yourself [...]

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The Most Important Message of September 11th

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Ten years have passed. Looking back at the horrible heartbreak of 9/11, I believe I’ve discovered the most essential message of the day. And that is this… Love never dies, even if your loved one has. Love crosses any chasm, even death. It can be very comforting and life changing to remember that there are [...]

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Is Your Relationship Living in the Past?

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I’ve got two friends in separate relationships.  One’s a guy and the other a girlfriend but they’re both at what I call ‘relationship crossroads’. Typing these words, I hear The Clash singing ‘Should I stay or should I go’ in my head.  Yep, who among us hasn’t asked themselves that question? Uncertain of their next [...]

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The Pain of Ignoring Your Inner Voice

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Have you denied your inner voice, only to be sorry for it? Ever get a churning or pit in your stomach urging you not to do something? Did you do something knowing full-well you should’ve taken a different route? I’ve ignored my intuition and it had a monumental impact on my Life. It was life [...]

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Who Needs Problems? 4 Wins to Weighing Words

by Connie
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Are there certain words you’d like to eliminate from your vocabulary? Are there words you should remove from your personal glossary? No, I’m not talking about words you’d use after slamming your fingers in a door or language that should embarrass you if used in the presence of elders. I’m talking about words that hold [...]

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How do You Define Independence?

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The United States is celebrating it’s birthday, Independence Day.  This got me thinking about the concept of personal independence. What does being independent mean to you? Does it mean you make your own decisions and take responsibility for them? Do you frame it in terms of being financially responsible and self-reliant? There are many ways [...]

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3 Things to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

by Connie
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What do you do, when you don’t know what to do? How do you find your chosen path when there doesn’t seem to be one? How will you pick the right path, when too many options appear? When faced with these questions throughout my Life, I’ve found the best solution is to ‘Stop, Look and [...]

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Living with Great Expectations

by Connie
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Does your Life reflect your expectations? Do the thoughts you send out echo the results you receive? If you’re unfamiliar with the workings of the Universe, here’s a quick re-cap: You decide what you want, You feel like you’ve already received those things, You take action towards your dreams and wishes and The Law of [...]

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Are You Antsy?

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We really aren’t that different from even the smallest of creatures around us, are we? When it comes down to it, isn’t our nature essentially the same? We may look at bugs and birds as minute, insignificant things. If you dared you could ask, does your life mimic theirs or vice versa? Along with wondering [...]

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