Spring is in the Air!!!

“Clearly spring is our early lives, the time of youth and enthusiasm and vitality that seems to slosh all over with wild abandon onto everything that we do and think and say and feel.”

Yet spring is not limited to the young.

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It’s My Birthday!!

It’s my birthday today and how great is that!! I love my birthday and always have. And, wherever in the world did we ever get the notion that we aren’t supposed to tell folks or celebrate it with crashing cymbals and fireworks, even if nobody is around!?

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Never Take Love for Granted

It’s been said that death is the greatest gift life offers us because it gives us a canvas on which to paint our lives. That may be so, but we don’t have to wait until we see that bony finger telling us it’s our time before we wake up to realize that life and love are precious.

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Make It a “Yes” Next Time

Somehow I was blessed by whatever force brought me to this place…Peet’s and this awareness of how much happier I could be if I started saying “Yes” to most everything, especially my own limiting beliefs. And, it is already paying big time benefits!

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Can You Choose to Be Happy?

Some of us can box ourselves into ways of looking at the world which prevent us from choosing gladness, even though we could. We’ve developed a habit of privileging melancholy. It’s a habit we can unlearn.

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Releasing Regret

Today, forgive yourself and others as best you can. Apologize if one is due. Then, put all regrets in your hand and gently blow them into the wind.

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She Just Wants to Dance…or Does She?

Looking around, I realized this song isn’t just about dancing, maybe not about dancing at all. It’s about the longing, women’s fiery determination, the trepidation we feel when we push so hard every day to be ourselves. Our sexual selves, strong selves, wicked and fun selves.

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Looking for Love or for Happiness?

Visions of hearts, chocolates, champagne…memories of red construction paper hearts with lace borders made from doilies and for some of us,shoe boxes covered in crisp red tissue paper, the top with a hole in it just big enough for our classmates to put a tiny valentine inside (or not!). With those images, our sweet little hearts remember the pain associated with times when we were disappointed in love.

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