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Take Action on your Dreams

Let us then, be up and doing With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dreams are not enough.  Dreaming will not get us anywhere if we don’t … Continue reading

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Seek First To Understand

For years one of my fellow Toastmasters, by the name of Fred Schuck has been insistent that we need to “seek first to understand” the people we meet and interact with. On September 11th, yesterday, my daily reading included this … Continue reading

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Self Care

Today I found an amazing site with all kinds of tips on self-care. If you are like me, you often put others ahead of yourself and then wonder why you are so exhausted. It’s important to take time out to … Continue reading

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It’s Over, Now What?

Thank you for following along with me for the “30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge! With any luck, you’ve learned a few things about yourself that you didn’t know before. Hopefully, you’ve gained some insights into your … Continue reading

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Appreciate Your Friends

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 30. Be Grateful for Friends On the last day of our 30-Day Positivity Challenge, we will simply appreciate our friends. What is it about certain people that makes you … Continue reading

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How Is Your Inner Child?

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 27. Your Inner Child is Calling Do you make it a point to listen to your inner child? Some people think that once they’re of a certain age, being … Continue reading

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Make Beautiful Music

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 26. Beautiful Music Makes Life Worth Living Do you ever find yourself breaking out into song in the middle of the day? Do you have a song playing in … Continue reading

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Appreciating Different Cultures

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 25. Appreciating Other Cultures On Day 24 of our 30 Days of Positivity Challenge, we explored the beauty of people who come from different backgrounds. Today, let’s take this … Continue reading

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Celebrating Differences

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 24. Celebrating Beautiful Differences People are beautiful in all their stark honesty. Some folks think that differences are bad. But all beautiful things in nature are one-of-a-kind. Think of … Continue reading

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Give Thanks For Friends

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 22. Thankful for Friends Near and Far There’s nothing quite like a good friend to bring a smile to your face and lighten your heart. Today we’re talking about … Continue reading

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