The Importance Of Stories

I’m a fan of a good story which is good considering they make up about 65% of our conversations. I love meeting with friends. It lifts the spirits to share stories and reminisce the embarrassing adolescent years (among other things). Our narratives can be about any aspect of life: tales of running, adventure, friendship, parenting,

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How To Intentionally Slow Down When Life is Busy

The title of this post reflects my perpetual quest to slow things down a little. Admittedly, I don’t want to slow down all the time. There are periods though where I really need a slower times but feel the odds are against me. I like, and want, balance. I enjoy being busy and having things

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6 Simple Spring Joys

Strictly speaking, it’s been Spring for a few months now but until recently, it hasn’t felt like it. After a long, cold winter which I thought would never end, it’s with total joy and open arms that I welcome Spring.  Something happens when the days get longer and the sun shines. Life feels better, and

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Reasons To Be Happy

Lately I’ve seen the quote from Roald Dahl’s “The Twits” quite a bit in my various feeds. You know the one. It tells us if we think kind or happy thoughts, they will radiate from us. Basically, if you are inherently kind, happy and thoughtful, this will show in how you look. It’s a simple

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