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25 January 2014
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Spending Quality Time With Kids!!!

Recently, I wrote about spending quality time with my spouse. I have also decided to work on spending quality time with my kids as well. For me, especially during the school year, there is never enough time in the day to get to all the things I would like to do with my family.  By […]

23 January 2014
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A No Regrets Life Principle 2: Love Completely

So I am still on my journey to living a no regrets while reading the book One Month to Live.  Last week I shared with you about having a passion for life. This week focuses on principle 2, love completely. When posed with the question of what I would do if I had one month […]

21 January 2014
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Book review: When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold S. Kushner

Harold S. Kushner, the author of this book, is a rabbi who had a son diagnosed with Progeria as a child and died shortly after his fourteenth birthday. Kushner struggled with the idea of believing in an all-powerful but fair God that allowed such tragedy to befall his family. After all, he was a rabbi […]

19 January 2014
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Gottman’s Sound Relationship House: Part 4

This is the fourth installment of my series on Gottman’s Sound Relationship House. I have taken all of these from Gottman’s books The Marriage Clinic and The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. I highly recommend the second book, because it is written for non-therapists and is a quick, easy read. But if you are […]

19 January 2014
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The Makings of a Happy Couple!!!

Since it is the beginning of a new year, I have been think of ways to improve different aspects of my life in efforts to become the “Best ME.”  Last week I wrote about healthier eating,  this week I found an intriguing article regarding habits of happy couples. If you have ever contemplated switching up or […]

18 January 2014
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What is self-harm?

Self-harm is a way of dealing with and expressing extreme emotional pain and distress. As implausible as it might sound to those that are on the outside, harming yourself makes you feel better. In fact, you may feel like you have no alternative. Injuring yourself is the only way you know how to deal with […]

16 January 2014
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Workaholic Versus a Hard Worker

I recently added on another job to my resume, that currently holds THREE jobs. Yep, I am employed at FOUR locations! But, before you question my sanity, the four jobs total to about 50-55 hours a week, which is reasonable… at least to me. You may call me a workaholic, but I view myself as […]

15 January 2014
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A No Regrets Life Principle 1: Live Passionately

Hopefully you read my last article and decided to join me on my journey to a no regrets life by reading the book One Month to Live. In the book, authors Kerry and Chris Shook identify 4 principles of a no regrets life. This week I am focusing on the first principle, live passionately. If […]

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