The Power of Friends

Here’s Something New To Feel Good About Today! “Even though we’ve changed and we’re all finding our own place in the world, we all know that when the tears fall or the smile spreads across our face, we’ll come to each other because no matter where this crazy world takes us, nothing will ever change so much to...

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Happiness Is A Contagious State of Mind

“We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” Frederick Keonig Do you ever think about the difference you make for someone else, simply by being present, attentive and kind? As you go about your day, stop for a moment to acknowledge whomever you meet. Your smile or gentle words could be just what they need to make their day.

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Relationship Building

Here’s Something To Feel Good About! What matters most to me in my life are my key relationships. While I do connect on facebook, I consider it fun but rather superficial. I want and need to connect regularly on a deeper emotional level with a much smaller group of intimate friends and family members. I regard these people as my...

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Open to Receiving

Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today! We never know who we will meet or how they will touch our lives. That’s why it’s so important to be open to allow their goodness to find us. It was that way for me when I connected with a stranger and after a brief heartfelt conversation received an amazing gift. When we met there was...

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Marlene’s Mid-Life Diary As an artist, everything comes to life for me when there is a visual attached. I love a good story but when there are photographs or illustrations I immediately sneak a peek before I read any text. That’s why it’s so exciting for me to begin to post images with my blogs. Nothing is more important than...

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Group Support

Marlene’s Mid-Life Diary After returning from a weekend retreat with like- minded people it’s important to reach out and stay connected. Someone sent the email addresses of all the attendants and we began to correspond via e-mail. It’s interesting to see who responds. I’m hoping to make a few new friends through this...

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