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30 Things I’m Thankful for This Thanksgiving

November 26th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 3 Comments

Since doing the The Thankful 30 series this month, I’ve found that an excellent cure for just about any day-to-day problem I’m having—writer’s block, a bad mood, dreary weather—is to grab a pen and just start jotting down things I’m grateful for. That’s exactly what I did a few days ago…and my “jotting” turned into […]

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Be Thankful for the Body You Have

November 25th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 2 Comments
Ali McWilliams

I’m honored to share this post with you today courtesy of Ali McWilliams, a personal trainer and life coach that I have had the pleasure of working with. From the moment I met Ali, I could just feel the positive rays beaming from her countenance! She is genuinely passionate about the work that she does—and […]

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Guest Post: Aging Gratefully

November 23rd, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 7 Comments

Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Alta Mantsch, the voice behind Tasty Eats at Home, a food blog I’ve been reading for years. Alta is a genuinely kindhearted friend of mine whose positive, easygoing approach to life makes me wish she was my neighbor. It’s a delight to have her here today as she […]

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Nourishment for Your Weekend

November 22nd, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 1 Comment

It’s Saturday and you know what that means: links I’m loving! Breathe out, give thanks, and enjoy your weekend. – 1. How good do these Double Chocolate Orange Cookies look? Weekend treat. 2. Videos like these suck me in, but then I regret watching them. Ick! 3. Is what you believe about yourself actually true? […]

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The Strange & Saving Gift of Surrender

November 21st, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 5 Comments
Surrender

{This is the 21st post in a series called The Thankful 30: A Month-Long Celebration of Gratitude. Catch up on every post here. Receive each post in your inbox by subscribing here.} A few years ago I started making vision boards at the end of each year. It began simply as a fun project to […]

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10 Unexpected Lessons Learned This Month

November 19th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 4 Comments

{This is the 19th post in a series called The Thankful 30: A Month-Long Celebration of Gratitude. Catch up on every post here. Receive each post in your inbox by subscribing here.} For almost 20 days straight now, I’ve blogged about a wide variety of topics and how they relate to my personal celebration of […]

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Trading the Rush for the Hush

November 18th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 2 Comments

{This is the 18th post in a series called The Thankful 30: A Month-Long Celebration of Gratitude. Catch up on every post here. Receive each post in your inbox by subscribing here.} So much of me wanted to just drop and make a snow angel right where I stood when I snapped this photo. Had […]

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Miracle Monday: Life in Photos

November 17th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 3 Comments
Believe in miracles.

{This is the 17th post in a series called The Thankful 30: A Month-Long Celebration of Gratitude. Catch up on every post here. Receive each post in your inbox by subscribing here.} Since beginning The Thankful 30 this month, I’ve had fun finding little miracles in the everyday and snapping photos of them. (Yes, practicing […]

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Guest Post: “Why I’m Thankful to Have Candida Related Complex”

November 16th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 7 Comments
Ricki Heller

Having this blog has brought so many blessings into my life, perhaps the greatest being relationships with other writers around the web. One such woman who I “met” online years ago is Ricki Heller—a beautiful soul inside and out. Ricki is one of the kindest people I know. I can’t count how many emails we’ve […]

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Nourishment for Your Weekend

November 15th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · No Comments

I love lists. If there was a contest for the world’s greatest list maker and list checker offer, I think I could have a serious shot at winning. One time I even made a list of lists that I needed to make. Yes, I am that person. Some people organize their thoughts in spreadsheets or […]

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