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The Other Side of Happy

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The Other Side of Happy
As I believe everything happens for a reason, which I may have mentioned a time or two, I knew there were lessons bubbling and brewing that would lift me out of my own way. I am learning that doing what is in my heart, from a place of joy, without expectation has helped me jump gracefully over the quicksand of self-doubt.

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Catching Happy Waves

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Catching Happy Waves
My family is in the surf, frolicking in the foamy waves of the ocean, playing and laughing and so enjoying the moment. And I, I am standing on the shore acting like I am fulfilled in the moment of my limiting choices. I don’t join them because I’m afraid. Afraid of losing control in the current, afraid of the possibility of a looming shark attack…What? That literally happened on Virginia Beach in the summer of 2015. When did I become so afraid?

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Happily Behind or Right on Time

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Happily Behind or Right on Time
I use one of my favorite statements when I am feeling present and accepting- "A wizard arrives precisely when she means to." I don't feel stressed or anything, except perfectly happy with where I am and how I arrive there. But every day is so different and sometimes it's hard to find where my wizardly energy is hiding.

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Creating your Happy

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Creating your Happy

I believe we are all born with a bright, creative spark!I think we all know how to color and freely express, sometimes on walls or our sister but watch a little kid with a crayon. After they put it in there mouth it finds its way to the paper and free coloring and happiness begins!   But somewhere along our journey through 'growing up', the brightness of that spark begins to fade. We don't continue to be creative because . . . fill in the blank for you. Maybe someone got mad because you colored on the walls, it was...

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Happy Resilience

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Happy Resilience
So many people are in positions they have never been in before. I believe everyone has their own battles during this time and I think each realization, lesson and change in our lives will make us better in all the right ways. I have always had hope for us and I know that the phrase, 'We are all in this together' has never meant so much.

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