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Baptizing the Royal Grump


I woke up on the wrong side of the world this morning.  Just nothing felt right.  Nothing seemed to be going right.  I just wanted to shrink away from the world and hide my head under my covers and be left alone. Yup.  I was a grump. A royal grump. But hiding under the covers…… Continue reading Baptizing the Royal Grump

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Who will Remember me? Who will say Kind Words About me?


I recently had a conversation with a much older friend, about what truly define us, what we would be remembered by; it’s not by our zip code, nor socioeconomic status, etc, but the impact we’ve made on others.  This made me think at the present moment in time. I am not perfect nor has been…… Continue reading Who will Remember me? Who will say Kind Words About me?

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Motivational Monday: Give Yourself the Gift of Traveling Light


Happy Monday! If you wish to travel far and light. Take off all your envies, jealousy, un-forgiveness, selfishness, and fears. ~Glenn Clark Give yourself the gift of traveling light. What thing will you strive to lose this year? We would love to write more content that you want to read! Please click her to take…… Continue reading Motivational Monday: Give Yourself the Gift of Traveling Light

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Motivation Monday: When You do the Right Thing


“When you do the right thing, you get the feeling of peace and serenity associated with it. Do it again and again.”― Roy T. Bennett Click here to join our community and be notified of new helpful posts and exclusive content by email!

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Staying Organized and On Budget: Tips for Reaching Your Financial Goals


The holidays are almost here! How are you preparing for the gift giving season? If you are having trouble staying on budget, you are not alone! Here are some tips to help you stay on track. 1. Start With an Emergency Fund Whether you call it a “Rainy Day Fund”, “Emergency Fund”, or “Oh Shoot!”,…… Continue reading Staying Organized and On Budget: Tips for Reaching Your Financial Goals

All Posts · Writer Wednesday

Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 3


Like an unsharpened pencil.   I still did not find my own voice. I thought working on a newspaper would lead me to fulfill my writing dreams. I loved newspaper life. I loved the pace and the ever changing of news day by day. I loved working with journalists. I worked for a season as a…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 3

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Tips to Improve Your Creative Writing


Creative writing consists of the ability to elaborate on interesting text and by avoiding the obvious. This keeps the reader to the end and still leaves him satisfied with the minutes spent on reading. This means betting on analogies, figures of speech, and a captivating story. Avoiding conventional standards. Developing this skill is fundamental for…… Continue reading Tips to Improve Your Creative Writing

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I Never Thought


With each passing day, I take in a deep breath…inhale, exhale. Deep, lost in my thoughts I find myself, pondering about the irony of my current reality. Watching you grow accomplishing every milestone is still a wonder to me; I’m amazed of how far we’ve come. Milestones in which I rejoice and find sadness all…… Continue reading I Never Thought

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On Tripping Mode…


At times I repress from writing, I find it sorrowful since I’ve yet found a happy story to write about; yes I am alive, still breathing, healthy, I have a job, clothes on my back, food on my plate and a roof above my head. No matter how difficult these things are to retain, I…… Continue reading On Tripping Mode…

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Welcome to Thoughtful Minds United 2020!


Welcome to Thoughtful Minds United 2020! Over the past few months, we have been re-publishing some of our most interesting work over the past few years and now it is FINALLY time to show you what we have been working on! We have added new members to our team and have some great guests that…… Continue reading Welcome to Thoughtful Minds United 2020!

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Mental Health Tuesday: Cat and Mouse


He toyed with me. Right from the start it was a game for him. He was the predator and I was the prey in a game that included emotional, psychological, and financial abuse. I found him on a dating site. Oddly, his profile picture was of his back. As it turns out that is his…… Continue reading Mental Health Tuesday: Cat and Mouse

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Motivational Monday: Why We Need to Enjoy the Little Things in Life


A Thought to Ponder:  Every new week is like an open window into new possibilities. Open the window wide and with a smile venture forth. Enjoy the little things.     One day you may look back and realize…..they were the big things. Thoughts?

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In Spite of the Darkness, Goodness Still Prevails


My father in law gave me a bookmark which I have in my top left desk drawer.  Yes, I know that it should be in a book somewhere, especially because I am still a hundred pages from the end of Cloud Atlas. But I always worried that I would lose this bookmark.  It’s metal with a…… Continue reading In Spite of the Darkness, Goodness Still Prevails

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Motivation Monday: When Pausing Looks A Lot Like Quitting


Happy Monday! A lot of times, we talk about quitting, failing, and giving up but what we don’t often talk about is pausing. While it is important to talk about topics such as giving up, we often neglect to talk about the times when pausing looks a whole lot like quitting and quitting ends up…… Continue reading Motivation Monday: When Pausing Looks A Lot Like Quitting