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Marriage is NOT for everyone but neither is Singlehood

  Marriage is great for some people but certainly not for everyone. Are we not all individuals? With different needs, different desires, different lives and lifestyles. The truth of the matter is that while in many respects we are very much the same as everyone else we are also extremely different. And I feel most […]

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Lessons Learned While Not Being Evacuated

  It’s a strange situation to be in really…not being evacuated. When in fact so many people you know and care about have had to leave their homes, some at a minutes notice. And others that you know or have heard about have lost their homes. While I am talking about the recent, and ongoing, […]

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What is the Formula For Self-Care?

Is there actually a formula for self-care? Well it might not be a formula at all! According to several different websites and dictionaries… Self-care includes any intentional actions you take to care for your physical, mental and emotional health. For many people self-care is that long luxurious bubble bath with candles, soft music and a […]

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The One Question Single People Hate Hearing

People, those both close to us as well as those we barely even know have been known to ask this question that most single people hate! I have always been comfortable being single, though admittedly early on (as in very, very early on) I was one of those that felt as though I should remarry […]

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Happy Singles Week

  Yes there truly is such a thing as Singles Week. Which by the way is always the third week in September. Heck there is Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Grandparents Day and all sort of other great “days” and or weeks. But why should there be a singles week? Because the single population in America […]

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These Small Changes can Make Your Life Better

It is true that these changes, however small they may be, can certainly change your life for the better. But…what is better? My answer to that question is quite simple. A better life is one in which I feel more content, more free, more fun, and more joy. But how does one accomplish all those […]

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How to Destress in this Time of Conflict

It is a time of conflict in our nation, and world, right now. And so many of us have become stressed, angry, fearfull and just plain sad. To the point in fact of feeling actual physical pain. Man, I get that. I truly do as I have felt the same thing. Being stressed, being angry […]

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Ponytail Hats to Keep Your Ears Warm

Yep those ponytail hats are my new best friends. It certainly appears that winter is fast approaching. Which means around here super cold, biting winds that just about freeze my ears off! You see I walk and hike quite a bit and when I do I pull my hair back into a pony tail. Why? […]

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The best thing about coming home is…

Taking off that damn bra…is the best thing about coming home after work! At least it is for me. And I have a feeling that many of you women out there…young and old…are right now saying YES!!! Granted you may not necessarily have to be living solo to love this one but personally I think […]

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Why you need to stop wearing shoes inside

Seriously are you still wearing your shoes once you get home and inside the house? Why? There are some great reasons why you should not do so. For instance the number of bacteria on the bottom of our shoes is really super gross. Did you know that an average of 421,000 bacteria is not uncommon […]

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