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I Get You

The girl drama has begun already with DD. <sigh> We were supposed to go to a birthday party, but there was a freak out. I don’t feel like blogging about the whole story. So DH got home and was surprised … Continue reading

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Arnie’s Compassion

I love Arnold Schwarzenegger. I read his Modern Encyclopedia of Bodybuilding years ago when I was into bodybuilding. The nutrition advice included drinking milk, whereas even when I did bodybuilding over 15 years ago, dairy was out. But the stories of … Continue reading

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The Upward Spiral of Compassion

Yesterday after school DS asked me why some kids have not-very-nice parents. Yes, he asked that. I said, you just never know why. There’s a great expression, “Be kind. Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.”

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Work Hard, Play Hard

I applied the below Richard Branson quote to my business early on. I started less than 2 years ago, and knew that I needed to leap for any opportunities. It’s how I got up to speed on a wide variety … Continue reading

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Is Leaning on Others Wrong?

I recently read, “We don’t need anyone to prop us up when we can already stand.” Sure, the ability to stand independently is important. Absolutely. But we all have so many things in life trying to knock us down.

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Valuing Kindness

My neighborhood is a pretty tight knit group. Almost every home in our enclosed cluster of 30 has young kids. I just adore it. It’s as though my children have a bunch of extra brothers and sisters. This is particularly … Continue reading

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The Person You Want to Be

DH and I watched this snippet of Dan Rather interviewing Geddy Lee, lead singer, bassist, and keyboardist of Rush. He tells a story in the beginning through 2:35 that I recommend you watch first. I’ll wait.

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