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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)

Do You Believe In A Midlife Crisis?

This post is filed under: Fun & Adventure, New Book, Passion & Purpose

By: Audrey van Petegem mid·life cri·sis noun 1. an emotional crisis of identity and self-confidence that can occur in early middle age. So, do you believe in Midlife Crisis? I do. It can sneak ... (read more)

Midlife Word Cloud

This post is filed under: Fun & Adventure, Passion & Purpose, Soul & Spirit

I love word clouds. These computer-generated word assortments depict the frequency, size, or relative importance of the words on a website, book or printed document. The main thing I love about ... (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)

Survive and Thrive Through the Seasons

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

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)

With February being Love Your Heart Month, my title for American Heart Month.

This post is filed under: Exercise, Health & Wellness, Passion & Purpose, Soul & Spirit

With February being Love Your Heart Month, my title for American Heart Month. I wanted to write a blog about women and heart disease. I have a family history of heart ... (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)

A Memorable Christmas Eve

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

What would you say if someone asked you about your favorite Christmas memory? I know I have lots of great memories of Christmas as a kid, but this year I ... (read more)

Peace on Earth This Holiday Season

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

Happy Holidays! The Christmas season has finally arrived. We have all known it was coming and observed signs of its arrival in the mall as far back as Halloween. Let's face ... (read more)

Start a family gratitude routine

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Holidays, Passion & Purpose, Soul & Spirit

Are you wondering how you can be grateful during the holidays and make that gratitude last all year long? I read an article today that might just help you do that.The ... (read more)

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