Posts tagged HOLIDAYS
2018: A Resilient Year

As the saying goes, we cannot begin to move forward until we’ve taken a good hard look back at what’s been. And this year has been a doozy.

Here I stand coming out the other side of 2018 after feeling every inch of the highs and giving the lows hell.

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Grace Isn’t Reserved Only for the Spiritual

You’ve heard me bang on about really l-i-v-i-n-g life, as in living the life you want for yourself regardless of outside opinions and traditional or societal norms. But, if we’re being honest with one another, then we need to state the obvious. Doing so—living life for yourself—means you will inevitably be met with hardships and crossroads.

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Gratitude: The Gift That Keeps on Giving (Part Two)

Consciously bringing gratitude into my daily life has helped me in countless ways. I’m more compassionate and empathetic, and I also appreciate each and every bit of this life. The weather, random authentic conversation, morning drives with my grandfather, and nights when my cheeks and stomach hurt from laughing are only just the beginning. The same goes for challenging times, too, because there’s a lesson, experience, or bit of wisdom to be gained through it all.

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Gratitude: The Gift That Keeps on Giving (Part One)

Gratitude is simply the act of being thankful, and it is especially important as we enter this festive time of year since the holidays can bring with them a bit of unexpected chaos. Between unintended expectations and the broad spectrum of personalities, an attitude of gratitude is one of the best tools to carry with you because in truth, we’re all pretty lucky despite the inevitable stress brought on by the holiday season.

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