Where Does The JOY OF GIVING Hide?
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It has often been said that the spirit of the holidays is lost in commercialism. As I reflect on that statement; I, personally, don’t believe that spirit can be lost. Discarded, perhaps. Ignored, disrespected…. of course. However, gifts, at their most basic are about giving and receiving… a back and forth, in and out… like a breath. And, as fate would have it, … Continue reading

Gratitude Begins With A Four Letter Word
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Last Thanksgiving I was inspired to write the post “Do I Have To Be Grateful?” If you’re struggling with feeling grateful, or are tired of people telling you, you SHOULD be grateful be sure to give it a read… I promise it will give you a fresh perspective. This year is a simple message of what I learned about gratitude this year. For me, it begins with … Continue reading

Is Doing What’s “Good” For You An Old Idea?
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A few days ago a friend of mine said he was thinking about going out to the Superstition Mountains this weekend. With all the rain we’ve had, and now the warmer temperatures, it’s going to be gorgeous; flowers blooming, massive Arizona skies, gorgeous rock and cliff formations... Yes! What you may not know about me is that, while I’m a huge fan of … Continue reading

Three Life Lessons My Pit Bull Wants You To Learn
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My dog, Vito, is part of the family. Being that I mostly work from my home office, he is also my constant companion. Wherever I am, there he is. Ever hopeful, that this is the moment I’ll throw his favorite ball. If he could talk, no doubt he would be able to report every nuance of my behavior. He may not know … Continue reading

Feeling Blue? Happiness Is A Gift Sitting Right In Front Of You That Simply Needs To Be Opened!
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  I am dedicated to being in your corner and helping you discover joy through your everyday life. Two of my basic principles for being connected with unstoppable joy are giving and receiving. I find more often than not, both come in the simplest of forms. The other day I bought myself some perfume. Once I paid, the clerk said, “let me … Continue reading