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The pursuit of happiness.

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Health & Wellness, Healthy mind, Passion & Purpose, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

Feature Article in the Charlotte Observer. By Cristina Bolling cbolling@charlotteobserver.com Happiness is everywhere. In emoticons punctuating the ends of social media sentences. :) In radio songs and TV shows, from throwback Bobby McFarren singing “Don’t ... (read more)

Happiness

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Health & Wellness

Are you willing to do whatever it takes to be happy in your life? I would like to share an article I came across on Dumb Little Man.com I was a happy kid ... (read more)

Spring Break, Ernie, & ‘Put Down the Duckie’

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Fun & Adventure, Healthy mind, Passion & Purpose, Soul & Spirit

I decided to keep it simple this week—something brief and fun. For some strange reason, Ernie from Sesame Street came to mind. My kids watched Sesame Street when they were ... (read more)

My mom used to sing Irish Lullaby to me when I was a little girl

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Healthy mind, Relationships

When I was a little girl my mom used to sing this Irish Lullaby to me. http://bit.ly/PG8ETX Irish Lullaby Over In Killarney, Many years ago, Me Mother sang a song to me In ... (read more)

Survive and Thrive Through the Seasons

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Spring is a time for new life and new beginnings — a time to start over.  After one of the coldest and snowiest winters in some areas, most people are ... (read more)

Burning the Candle at Both Ends?

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Health & Wellness, Healthy mind

Try taking a Radical Sabbatical If you had a whole day to do whatever you wanted, what would you do? I’m talking about a day when you don’t have to worry ... (read more)

Watch Out for Cupid’s “Love Attacks”

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Holidays, Midlifestylers, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

In the days before eHarmony and Match.com, people traditionally relied on Cupid for their matchmaking. You know Cupid. This Valentine’s Day icon is portrayed as a mischievous winged boy who ... (read more)

Find a Kindred Spirit

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Although most of our friendships are only for a season, I hope you will be fortunate enough to find one or two lifelong friends—people who walk with you throughout the ... (read more)

‘Tis the Season for Shape Shifting

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Exercise, Health & Wellness, Weight loss

This time of year, many of us are shape shifters. If you’ve taken a long look in the mirror or been on a scale lately, perhaps you’ve noticed this troubling ... (read more)

Reinvention

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Health & Wellness, Healthy mind, Passion & Purpose, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

Three years ago I had an “aha moment” while flying home from a visit with my grown daughters in California. It was a flash of insight that my life was ... (read more)

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