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Are you Happy? What is Happiness to You?


Desolate and not grand but what brings contentment also makes me happy.        What is happiness?     I have found my answer in life’s simple things.  Many folks think of striving and achievements.  This often brings moments of happiness.  Often, I have discovered that real happiness is such an intense emotion that it cannot possibly last…… Continue reading Are you Happy? What is Happiness to You?

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Sometimes Life Brings Gentle Surprises


I was working out a problem with my phone’s refusal to send a text message when I must have touched my laptop computer and on the open pictures link as I scrolled through this one brought such a burst of joy, I thought of all the folk out in the wider world and simply say.…… Continue reading Sometimes Life Brings Gentle Surprises

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Motivation Monday: Make Your Own Choices in the Light of Your Own Wisdom


Because you are women, people will force their thinking on you, their boundaries on you. They will tell you how to dress, how to behave, who you can meet and where you can go. Don’t live in the shadows of people’s judgement. Make your own choices in the light of your own wisdom. ~Amitabh Bachchan

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Motivation Monday: Don’t Waste Your Time Living Someone Else’s Life


Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. ~Steve Jobs…… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Don’t Waste Your Time Living Someone Else’s Life

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     Writing is a Journey of Discovery, Of Self and of the World Around us


     Enjoyment of Writing is a GIFT and a life Passion.      Writing is a Journey of Discovery, Of self and of the world around us.  The first question I had to answer long ago when I was a child was this. Do you love to write for the sheer joy of putting words on…… Continue reading      Writing is a Journey of Discovery, Of Self and of the World Around us

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How do I Find Bloggers With Similar Interests?


WordPress Reader There are several ways to find these bloggers and since most of you blog with WordPress, people with similar interests should be a bit easier to find thanks to the WordPress reader. When you login and go to wordpress.com, that is what is called your reader which shows you the most recent posts that the…… Continue reading How do I Find Bloggers With Similar Interests?

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What is the Best or Worst Piece of Advice You’ve Received so far?


Scrolling through my old posts, I stumbled upon this old jewel. I thought it’d be fun to ask you guys the following questions this year! As of now… 1. What is the best/worst advice you’ve received and why?2. What is something(s) you’d like to tell a newbie at life that you wish you knew? I…… Continue reading What is the Best or Worst Piece of Advice You’ve Received so far?

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Take your time off: It belongs to you


“An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate.” -Jaime Kurtz This past weekend, I finally got my act together. I sat down and started planning vacations. Yes, multiple ones. I have use or lose days and I am of the firm belief that those earned vacation days are truly earned. You need to take…… Continue reading Take your time off: It belongs to you

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Hello, Friends! Work in Progress


Hello friends! It’s been awhile since we have published here. I have had a bout of wrestling with my computer this past month. I am currently working to get everything back up but in the meantime what is new with you? Feel free to share your recent blog posts and news in the comments below!…… Continue reading Hello, Friends! Work in Progress

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How has Your Writing Voice Changed


Question of the day- How has the tone or message of your writing voice changed? Going through old posts has made me realize how drastically my writing voice has evolved. I can clearly see the times I was experimenting with the different tones and styles of my personal writing. For instance, my current general writing…… Continue reading How has Your Writing Voice Changed

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Five Things to Include on Your New Blog


Congratulations! You have created your first blog. You have probably already chosen your theme and maybe have already written your first post. You may be wondering, what next? There are a few beneficial elements to incorporate into your blog that will help you be successful with whatever blogging goals you may have. This is not one…… Continue reading Five Things to Include on Your New Blog