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Thirty Days of Gratitude – #13 – Progress

There are times in life when we start out on a particular journey and we have no idea if we will actually get to the destination we envision in our minds. Sometimes these journeys begin without a destination set; rather, we embark on the journey because we need to get away from where we are,… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude – #13 – Progress

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Thirty Days of Gratitude – #21 – Courage

Today was a very difficult day, mentally and emotionally. Studying was a challenge and not enough got done. Interactions with certain people were overwhelming. I cried... multiple times. I have been struggling with an issue that I don't understand. I feel as though I am the victim of a nonsense, incomprehensible crime. No matter what… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude – #21 – Courage

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Thirty Days of Gratitude – #22 – Authenticity

"How do you always just get "things" from people? You're always so friendly and you have so many great connections! I don't know how you do it!" "Remember all the times that G shows up with little gifts for us on every occasion, and I wonder how the heck I can even get myself dressed… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude – #22 – Authenticity

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Day 3: It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

"I'm not okay, you're not okay, and that's okay." ~Elizabeth Kübler-Ross Do you ever notice how everyone is always "okay?"  I find it a little sickening, and irritating, and unhealthy that no one ever admits to being not okay.  Sometimes you can tell that people are struggling or having difficulty with something; yet when you… Continue reading Day 3: It’s Okay to Not Be Okay