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Gratitude 2020

Finding Gratitude for 2020

“Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart, but not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever.”  ~ Charlotte Brontë 2020 has been unlike any other year. We have seen a global pandemic, lockdowns, quarantines, political unrest, and a presidential election of scandalous proportions. On a more micro level, we have seen

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Gratitude 2020

Finding Gratitude for 2020

“Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart, but not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever.”  ~ Charlotte Brontë 2020 has been unlike any other year. We have seen a global pandemic, lockdowns, quarantines, political unrest, and a presidential election of scandalous proportions. On a more micro level, we have seen

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Gratitude 2020
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Finding Gratitude for 2020

“Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart, but not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever.”  ~ Charlotte Brontë 2020 has been unlike any other year. We have seen a global pandemic, lockdowns, quarantines, political unrest, and a presidential election of scandalous proportions. On a more micro level, we have seen

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inner peace during turbulent times
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Finding Inner Peace in Turbulent Times

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King Junior The world is in complete commotion. With the Pandemic, the elections, and everything in between, we might feel like we are living in a blender. Life is hard, scary, and

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Unity in divisive times
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Seeking Common Ground During These Divisive Times

“We are different; we always have been and always will be. However, different shouldn’t divide us, but unify us because different is an asset.” ~ Elizabeth Margo We live in a time that can be very divisive. While it is not uncommon for politicians to publicly demean one another, it is becoming more of the

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Simple Ways to Strengthen the Connection with Your Children

“Want to be a great parent? Want to raise a happy, healthy, well-behaved kid? Want to live in a home where discipline becomes unnecessary? The secret is to create a closer connection with your child.” ~ Laura Markham 2020 has been a whirlwind for everyone. Literally every human across the country has felt the rippling

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Simple Ways to Strengthen the Connection With the Man in Your Life

“Give him direct communication, respect, appreciation, food, and good lovin’, and he’ll do just about anything you wish.” ~ Dr. Laura Schlessinger With COVID-19, I have been thinking about the importance of relationships and how we can strengthen them. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how to strengthen your relationship with the woman

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Relationships

Simple Ways to Strengthen the Connection With the Woman in Your Life

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lao Tzu With all the uncertainty and stress that has come with 2020, you may have found yourself craving closeness with your loved ones more than ever before. This is because humans are wired for connection; it is part

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