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Monthly Archives: November 2014

On a day where families gather to enjoy each other or where grief intensifies with the memory of loved ones, whether you are loving being with your kin or counting the hours until life returns to normal, one quote I read recently pretty much sums it up: “There is always, always, always something to be […]

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As we head into Thanksgiving week there are many things for which I am thankful. I am thankful for my family, good friends, my health, and that I get to do what I love to do for a living. However, there are also things in my life that I am thankful for that are less […]

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Sometimes the phrase, “Am I not good enough for you?” is spoken out loud and other times it is a nagging thought in the back of your mind.  Either way, it is a pretty loaded question. In any kind of relationship – romantic, platonic, familial, or social – this thought may be present, and I think […]

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There are few things that are vital to making a relationship work.  Most people would say that communication is vital and I would agree.  However, as I watch people communicate or attempt to communicate, I realize there are communication skills that aren’t readily recognized necessary components of effective communication.  There maybe be more, but here […]

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