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Would you be proud of your own obituary?

The past month has been filled with the news of the passing of many of my parents friends and my personal friends parents, more so than any other time in my life. The news of someone losing their life is always so sad, perhaps easier to accept when they have led a long and loving…

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Everyone needs a break

I’m down in Florida for 10 days taking a break from winter and visiting my parents. The weather has been awesome except for today when the rain and cool weather arrived and threw us off our game plan a little. However, regardless of the weather, life is pretty darn good. I share this because I…

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2016 Highlights

Happy New Year Monkeys. It’s the beginning of a New Year and the continuing journey of your best self. As we move forward with 2017 I am excited for the things to come but I also love to reflect on the past year too and celebrate all the fun, healthy, active outings we have shared…

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A new twist on New Years Resolution

2017 is just around the corner and with it, we’re encouraged to consider what we want to change or fix about ourselves in the New Year. It’s a time to make resolutions. A “resolution” is defined as a firm decision to do or not do something. With just 8% of those people who set resolutions…

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

I would like to take this time to wish you all a Merry Christmas, a Happy Hanukkah or Seasons Greetings. Regardless of the words we use or our individual beliefs, the message  I want to send is the same for all. I want to wish you all a joyful, happy time with family and friends…

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Have yourself a Mindful little Christmas

I don’t know about you, but Christmas has become a conflicted time for me. I really appreciate the reminders to celebrate and connect with friends and family. I love that there is a specific time of year that we get to have a “re-start” or “new birth”. But then there’s all the abundant purchasing, unhealthy…

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Christmas Kindness Advent Calendar

As we kick off the holiday season, I would like to invite you to count down to Christmas with a kindness advent calendar. This was shared with me today and it’s just too good to keep to myself. Christmas can sometimes become a stressful time and a little too commercialized but this little gem puts…

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Be kind to one another

Ellen ends her show by reminding us to be kind to one another, we teach our children when they are young and we all have good intentions but sometimes we need to focus more on creating those opportunities. As we head into the holiday season I would like to encourage you all to  focus your…

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Who raises you up?

I came across a highlighted passage on Instagram today. The passage was posted by a friend, I don’t know what book it is from but it really hit home for me and helped me understand why I do what I do and what inspires me. I share it with you so you can also take…

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When was your first time?

Are you a virgin of adventure? When was the last time you did something a little outside your comfort zone? Stepped outside your box? Lived on the edge? I really want you to think about it. Was it in the last month?  last year? or not since you were a kid?  As we get older…

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