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Writers Unite


Currently trying to motivate myself to write again. Therefore, you get to see a series of wonderful writing and reading related images (why, yes, it IS my personal procrastination procedure). Enjoy!

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10 Items That Make Me Smile at Work


Do you have something on your desk or workspace that no matter how many times you see it or how bad your day is going, it will bring a smile to your face? I have at least ten. These are those items, in no particular order.
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C’mon, Baby, Light My Fire!


I’m technically a child of the 80’s, born in early 1974, but I was raised by a woman who loves all eras and genres of music. So, the Doors immediately popped into my head for this post (you’ll understand in a minute why). And, yes, I’m that crazy person who uses song lyrics as part of every day conversation. Sorry…not sorry?

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Powerful Beyond Measure


What gives words their power in our lives? Is it the context in which they’re used? Is it the speaker or the writer of them? Or is it the words themselves, the combination of them, that gives them power?

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Remember How You Feel


Imagine you’re at a crossroads today…which will you choose? Are you going to be average or memorable?

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A Writer’s View


I need to remember that I’m a writer more often. Several times recently, things haven’t gone as planned…in a major way. And this literary device would have helped me deal with it – plot twist!

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Tico time & pura vida


Trying really hard to get my brain & body back into family, commitment & work mode. It ain’t there yet. After being back in the States for three weeks, I’m still mentally on Tico time…and if I’m completely honest, I kinda prefer it.

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Allow Yourself to Smile


Today’s post is meant simply to encourage smiles. Too often, we take offense to words or photos. I believe we’ve stopped looking for the meaning behind the words, what people are truly trying to say, and just go with gut reactions.

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Thoughts on Memorial Day


Take time today to remember it isn’t national BBQ day or the unofficial start of summer. This day has a real purpose – to remember those who sacrificed their lives so that we may live in a free society.

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Trying to Exhale


Seriously, folks. This is the best advice I’m going to give you for life: find yourself a centered, happy, delightful person to be around. It changes your outlook and makes you strive to be like them.

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