Despite The Fear

Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today… We sat close to each other in the booth as we shared our Chinese food. My dear friend is going through a major transition, and desperately wants to end her long term marriage. She admits she has been unhappy for most of that time and after years of counseling and recent anti depression...

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Changing from Me to We

Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today… It’s hard to remember that none of us are the center of the universe although everything we do and say has a central impact on the world around us. Today, watch yourself as if you are an outside observer to see much of your day is self focused. Try shifting to thinking more about...

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Try Something New

Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today… It’s important to always keep learning and growing. I’ve met elderly people who are a lot more vibrant and interesting than those half their age. What makes the difference is a willingness to see life as an exciting and ever changing process and to be able to embrace those changes...

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Expanding The Box

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today… There have been many times in my life when I’ve felt boxed in. No matter what angle I looked at it from, the situation felt confining. The more I tried to free myself the more restrained and frustrated I became. You may long to break free, to try another way, to explore a new path....

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Awakening Joy

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today… Is it possible to find joy no matter what? It’s not easy, but what I know for sure is that it’s impossible to find happiness when focused on things that make us sad. Life throws us all curve balls, unexpected disappointments, losses and tragedies. We have a right to our sadness and...

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Knowing Nothing

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today… July 12th Self- confidence is wonderful but arrogance it another matter. Have you ever met someone who tells you how great they are, how smart, talented or beautiful? A loss of humility and a know it all attitude are not pretty to see. Pumped up pride, is more the result of insecurity...

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Prayers and Action

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today… This morning I received a poignant e-mail quote from an inspirational site that sends a daily message. It reads, “Our prayers are answered based upon our actions.” It reminded me that wishful thinking and hoping with all my heart, won’t make my dreams come true. Taking positive...

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Independence Day

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today… Today’s a day for celebration as families and friends gather for picnics and barbeques. While enjoying time off to relax and bask in the summer weather, we often forget what this holiday is really about and the price so many paid for the freedom we now enjoy. Those courageous...

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Forgiveness

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today… The blame game is a futile one. When I feel betrayed or hurt by someone’s actions, I’ve learned that the shortest way to find acceptance is to take responsibility for my part in whatever has happened. When I make myself accountable I find there is a valuable lesson to be uncovered....

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Relationships Are Worth The Risk

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today… Relationships can be tricky. When we open our hearts to someone we become vulnerable, trusting the delicate, exposed soft parts of ourselves risks being rejected or hurt. I don’t trust easily but when I do, I give my all. In fact there is nothing I would not do to be there for...

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