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Remembering the Forgotten Heroes

I am currently viewing NBC’s “The Brave” and I love the different action packed scenes brought on by the various missions the Special Ops team must undergo. This show has heightened my appreciation of our soldiers. Although I have always admired our soldiers, it makes it more apparent how much they risk their lives to […]

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Discovering a Life That Fits

A while ago,  my fingers were so swole that my wedding rings were cutting off the circulation. Although they were tight and uncomfortable for days I dealt with the pain. I was hoping the swelling would go down but it would not. A few days later I had to get this rings off so I lathered […]

The Power of No

In my opinion, everyone wants to be liked. Everyone seeks acceptance. Some will die and never experience what it is to be liked or accepted. Some will spend their entire life trying to obtain people’s affection and approval. This is entirely human nature until you decide to defy that feeling. Personally, I’ve spent majority of […]

5 Ways to Stop Skid Row Thinking

If you have seen the movie ,Little Shop of Horrors, you are familiar with the “Skid Row (Downtown)”song lyrics. For those that have never seen this movie, Skid Row referred to an impoverished lifestyle. The people felt trapped downtown and gave up on the life they wanted. But seriously if you have not seen this […]

Applying the Grieving Process to Losing a Job

What Has Happened? Eleven years on a job is a pretty long time for someone aged 34. I spent most of my young life at this Firm and was disheartened when I walked into the job to discover I was laid off. I was not let go due to performance or being difficult to get […]

Frasier’s Fable on Happiness

The show Frasier was introduced in my life a little over 2 years ago. It was love at first watch! I love the heart and ego of Fraiser, over-confident Niles, the quirkiness of Marty, the sassiness of Roz and the bad-assedness of Daphne. Although the Crane brothers were rather pretentious, in my opinion sometimes they […]

3 Consequences from NOT Following Through

In my twenties, following through is something I have always struggled with.  I guess I never saw the importance of it or never considered the consequences by not doing it until I grew older.  Nevertheless the consequences of it shined brightly, so bright that over the last year I have been diligently working to get […]

Gotta Have Faith!

Faith… A 5 letter word that can change your entire life with one swift decision. Faith is something you  heavily rely on when you whole-heartedly want to do something. You don’t care what others think because it’s what you want to believe or who you want to believe or where you want to go. And […]

Bouncing Back Moment: A Second Chance At It

I know that I have shared bits and pieces of myself in past posts, however, I thought it appropriate to share some of my personal stories to help you get to know me and understand my journey. I entitle these posts “Bouncing Back” moments as these are things I have encountered that have or are […]

Entitled To Be You

One day at work I was training with a coworker and the conversation veered off into another subject.  I caught myself probably talking too much while being trained and interrupted my babbling by saying “I’m sorry, I’m just a talkative person.  I’m sorry for being so annoying.”  So normally people just laugh it off and […]