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What if I told you that one two minute activity a day could literally change the trajectory of your life?  Sound too good to be true?  Based on over a decade of research, we now know that it’s actually quite

Posted in Decisions, Emotions, Gratitude, Happiness, Joy, Life, Optimism, Self-Care, Self-Discovery


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One of my favorite quotes is by the beloved Mr. Rogers… “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers.  You will always find people

Posted in Dreams, Emotions, Gratitude, Happiness, Holidays, Hopes, Joy, Kindness, Life, Love


rules of love

The Supreme Court’s ruling allowing for marriage equality to finally exist in this country was a very happy and momentous day.  It came just a few weeks shy of my own 15 year anniversary and so in honor and celebration

Posted in Decisions, Emotions, Happiness, Kindness, Life, Love, Marriage, Mindfulness

The Cat in My House


By Alison Patton Alison Patton is an amazing mother, accomplished attorney, incredible writer (her work is often featured in the Huffington Post) and someone that I am fortunate to call my friend.  I’ve never had a guest blogger before but

Posted in Family, Grief, Life, Love, Parenting, Pets, Self-Discovery

An Inspiring True Story


I have a dear friend whose story might sound like your own.  Robin was the type of person who played by all the rules throughout her entire life – from getting perfect attendance in elementary school to working sixteen years

Posted in Decisions, Dreams, Goals, Hopes, Life, Success