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Choose Joy

Happiness is a choice.  For every minute you are angry or irritated, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.  Be happy.  Be yourself.  If others don’t like it, then let them be.  101 more words


Favorite Find: An Actual Magazine for the Soul

“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.”

~ Ruth Reichl

In four short sentences, this quote wraps up all I love about my new favorite magazine… 715 more words


Joy Filters

Your feelings of joy–or lack of them–do not reveal the quality of your life. They reveal the quality of your thinking.

I know this to be true.  560 more words


Why, oh why, do I not look at a calendar when I make Rowan’s appointments at the Children’s Hospital. I mean, of course I “look” at the calendar but I wish I was a little more mindful of it in August… the month in which delivered one of my most beautiful gifts into my life only to give me the most painful and challenging “gifts” just 3 weeks later. 980 more words

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Fuck Depression: What to Say to Someone Who is Depressed

When someone plans to kill themselves via knife to the wrist, why is it always portrayed in a bathtub? Are suicidal people just considerate of those left to clean up the mess? 1,401 more words


when life doesn't give you lemons

Life is full of choices. One of which is whether or not we choose to enjoy life. And I don’t think that means when we are at our highest moments, when we are watching a best friend get married or our baby brother be born. 794 more words


To Seize or To Surrender

I was at a Bible study a while ago and a friend was telling me about this precious teacher.

This teacher would encourage her students every morning. 217 more words