Healthy Boundaries or Missed Opportunities?
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A few weeks ago I returned from a much overdo voyage to visit family and friends in Greece. I traveled with my mother and stayed with friends and relatives along the way. And… we shared a room for 23 days and nights. My mother and are close and get along well. But even so, I had my trepidation about such a long trip in such … Continue reading

He Loves Me...
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Since the year and a half since I’ve divorced, I have dated. A LOT. A few connections here and there, but, nothing to go the distance. And then I met “him.” Well, I thought it was him, and it may be him, but it may also be a symptom of my readiness… which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but perhaps not “the one.” Or maybe he is. … Continue reading

Welcoming A New Day...
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Yesterday I was rushed by an eighty-year-old dynamo with a rolling cart. Welcome to Greece! After a day of traveling and transfers I was delighted to arrive in the northern Hellenic city of Thessaloniki. Greeted by family, lots of laughter and hours of talking in a language I only half remember… I. Am. Home. There is something about coming back to my childhood roots that brings about … Continue reading

Are life’s challenges making you Bitter or Better?
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Are you afraid you’re going to go out of business? Are you fearful that a relationship will end or that a dream you have will die? My personal answer to all of these – at one time or another – has been: YES! But there is a way I’ve found that allows for a fresh alternative… When in doubt do nothing. Honestly, that sort of thinking … Continue reading

Do you find yourself saying “just one more...?”
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Today is four weeks into Lent. Whether you observe this tradition or not, you are likely familiar with this Catholic ritual of giving up something for six weeks as an act of alignment with your faith. Some popular examples of what people give up are; smoking, drinking alcohol, red meat, coffee, swearing, fried foods, video games, electronic devices, etc… Resolutions are not … Continue reading