What Just Made You Happy?

So I'm currently in day six of the 100 Happy Days Challenge

The website claims that "71% of people who tried, but failed, quoting lack of time as the main reason." Time?...

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Advice--So Easy to Give, So Hard to Take

Daughters.  I never thought about them being such complex creatures, especially when my only experience of the concept was the role I was in.  And my role as daughter didn’t seem all too complex.  Being the middle child, I was of...

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What I Love About You: A tribute to my little sis

I remember when we were little kids—playing C.H.I.P.S. on our banana seat bikes.  I was always Ponch and you were always Jon.  I remember using rocks as our CBs, the only jargon we knew were “10-4” and “over and out”.  Or...

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YOU

You.

You stole the person that I loved.

You.

You stole the man that promised me the world. You.

You took...

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That Should Be Enough

I was driving home from work tonight, listening to one of my favorite radio stations, Love Songs with Delilah.  

Perhaps it's the hopeless romantic in me.

Perhaps it's the fact that there...

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Toxic Family Relationships

The first time I heard the phrase “toxic relationships” I was listening to the radio.  The hosts were talking about eliminating toxic relationships from your life—these types of relationships are unhealthy, damaging, not okay.  And...

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The Sandy Diaries

As I write this post, I'm sitting in my neighborhood Starbucks, tapping and typing away. It is seven days after Hurricane Sandy struck the shores of Long Island, NYC, and New Jersey. It is the seventh day that my family, my friends, and my...

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Baby Steps.

This past week was one of those weeks when I thanked my lucky stars that I am able to teach the kids that I do. It was a week when I knew, for certain, that everything I did made a difference in my students’ lives.  Everything....

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The 5 Best and Worst Things When Going Through Divorce

Divorce.  Even the word itself is ugh—just yucky.  I hate the way it sounds—the finality of it all.  But then again, that is what divorce is all about…finalizing the end of a relationship.  While I’ve been through my fair...

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The Love Circle: Common Threads Between Strangers

Part 1: Common threads between strangers

I wasn’t suppose to be in this circle, seated with a friend, in a room full of strangers.

In a room of 30 people, the instructor of a workshop on love told...

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