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Thankful for Grief

Life is not perfect. People are not perfect. I am not perfect. However, I feel like the luckiest girl in the world. I have had a life full of love, joy, excitement and grief. You may be surprised to see grief listed as to why I feel lucky, but grief is a major part of life… Continue reading Thankful for Grief

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#WednesdayWisdom

How to find peace in chaos We all want to be happy and at peace, right? This is so easy to do when we have clarity and simplicity in our lives. However, I am almost certain that no one’s life is simple and easy day after day. Most days are jam packed with to do… Continue reading #WednesdayWisdom

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Syllabus Day

I don’t about you, but I always hated syllabus day in college. Many students see this day as a blow off day when no real work is done, but I always left each class feeling perpetually overwhelmed. To me, syllabus day was class after class full of seemingly endless tasks to be completed by the… Continue reading Syllabus Day

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Quality Over Quantity

After spending the weekend with my long distance best friend who came to visit me I am left feeling happy and blessed. It got me thinking about how we spend our time with those we love. I cherish every time my friend comes down and I don’t want to waste a minute of our precious… Continue reading Quality Over Quantity

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Bad Days

DON’T CAMP THERE. It is no secret that some days are just tough. Some days you wake up and have gained a pound or you spill coffee on yourself when you are already running late. How you let that affect the rest of your day, though, is what matters. You are allowed to be frustrated,… Continue reading Bad Days

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How do you eat an elephant?

KEEP MOVING FORWARD. Today I am feeling empowered and ready to take on the world. My husband and I have an insane number of things to get done before we can even make progress on our business venture, but I am feeling overwhelmingly positive. While we both have moments where we become overwhelmed by the… Continue reading How do you eat an elephant?

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Ask Yourself

WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY? Months ago my former boss and I were talking about fundraising and how so much of this profession revolves around the question, “what have you done for me lately?”. This has stuck with me, but in a different way. I wonder what would happen if we were to ask… Continue reading Ask Yourself

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Last Day

OUR PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS Over the past several months I have struggled with a perpetual need for balance and control over my own destiny. After much thought, prayer and conversation with my husband. We have decided to step out of our comfort zone and start our own business. Today is my last day in my current… Continue reading Last Day

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#TuesdayTea

YOUR TUESDAY THOUGHTS. “There is pleasure in the pathless woods.” – Lord Byron This was the quote from my tea today and it got me thinking. Every day we make decisions. We decide when to get up, what to wear, what to eat, so on and so forth. These decisions mostly come easy, but not… Continue reading #TuesdayTea

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Live the life you love

Your daily reminder to be unapologetically you. Today I am filled the with overwhelming sense of peace. I am living proof that life is not perfect, but that perfection is not what makes it each day so beautiful and wonderful. Your life is made up of choices. Each day you can choose to work hard,… Continue reading Live the life you love