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A Fresh Start

Reading Time: 2 minutesOn Monday, October 30 I awoke to a new world. It was the first day of my new life. I was unemployed and single. Friday, the 27th was my final day working for my employer and I took my layoff … Continue reading

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My Affection for Starbucks Baristas

Reading Time: 3 minutesSo, I am sitting here at the Starbucks with the almost 8-year-old. She is watching You Tube videos and I am reading magazines on my computer. I think back to the time when, none of this was possible. I have … Continue reading

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Life in Pieces of Then and Now

Reading Time: 3 minutesThirty years ago, I experienced what is considered “major depression”. I have never researched the definition but I imagine that the accompanying suicide attempt played some role in the description of  “major”. During that time, (12+ month span) my emotions … Continue reading

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Today's Short Lesson – Imposter Syndrome

Reading Time: 3 minutesI have just learned that my fear of “being found out” and letting the world know that my knowledge, skills, and abilities are not as good as others seem to believe has a name. Imposter Syndrome. I read that most … Continue reading

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Today’s Short Lesson – Imposter Syndrome

Reading Time: 3 minutesI have just learned that my fear of “being found out” and letting the world know that my knowledge, skills, and abilities are not as good as others seem to believe has a name. Imposter Syndrome. I read that most … Continue reading

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A New Journey

Reading Time: 2 minutesIn March, I turned 49 and to my surprise, it was the worst birthday that I have ever experienced. Turning 49, not only made me focus on my professional future but also on my life in general. In addition, I … Continue reading

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Life in Pieces of a Plan

Reading Time: 4 minutesI have always been a bit envious of people who are able to save money because this is not a trait that I was given. I try to save money but before I know it, it is gone. I used to … Continue reading

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Life in Pieces of What I Know Right Now

Reading Time: 5 minutesI have noticed a number of articles on various websites that address the topics “What I would tell my XX year old self” or “What I have learned in my XXs” or “What I wish I had known in my … Continue reading

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October 9,2016 – A Random List of Things I Know

Reading Time: 2 minutesExercise has to be a “want to” not a “have to” for it to be a long term success. Reducing calories is more beneficial than exercise when trying to lose weight. Toe socks are a vital part of my exercise … Continue reading

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Some of My Favorite Quotes

Reading Time: 1 minuteYou are perfect because you make me feel special and beautiful and loved. Don’t focus on what’s missing. A Man: He has his own store of false beliefs and fears just as you do. He is not exempt from the human … Continue reading

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