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Learn and Never Quit

“Oh, of course you’re able to do that! You’ve got the talent,” says the family member or friend. How often is this remark used to justify being able to write? Draw? Sing? Dance? Don’t get me wrong. Being talented in something…

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Trim the Fat From Your Mind, and the Pounds Will Follow

“To change our bodies, we must first change the way we think.” ~Hungry for Change  There you are, staring at yourself in the mirror again. Wishing you could just get rid of that bulge, roll, dimple—whatever. Maybe you want to…

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11 Things I Swore I’d Never Do as a Mom

I was a much better mom before I became a mom. Don’t you just love the smug proclamations of people without kids? “I would never let my kid….” or “I will never say…”. Just fill in the blank. I now laugh…

education, self education, the indie chicks, learning,

Self-Education is Natural

Humans are, by nature, curious creatures. Our hunger for education is intrinsic. However, we’re not just talking about the information and knowledge that gets you a college degree.  Nope. I’m talking about every time a random question pops into your…

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Don’t Let the World Tell You Who to Be

It’s those damn hats again, those roles we’re ‘supposed’ to fill, the people we’re expected to become…and they suck! It is awesome to play a part in other people’s lives, to be a part of the greater whole, but not…

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Confessions Vol69

“The weather is getting colder and all I want to do is hibernate in my house and never leave. It’s when my winter blues set in and …gahhhh… the thought of being social starts to just sound awful.” “I have…