The 5 Traits you Must Possess to Get Off and Stay Off High Blood Pressure Medicine

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    From someone who has done it, it’s hard getting off high blood pressure medicine once you get on.  I was diagnosed in November 2012.  I remember the day.  I started with determination in February 2014 and just threw my medicine away a month ago. Everybody’s body responds differently…it’s hard. In my experience, doctors Read the full article…

Ten Things of Thankful

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The More Grateful I am, the more Reasons I Find to be Grateful I didn’t know what  I was going to write about today.  I had a few ideas in my head, but I wasn’t excited by any in particular.  I am feeling – kind of – blah.  Things are very stressful for me right Read the full article…

Words of comfort

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Children are great imitators, so give them something great to imitate ~Anonymous I have been thinking a lot about what is going on in this world – and also thinking about the way we treat and raise our children. I suppose the impetus of this thought was when I read a post by Mandy at Read the full article…

Church Provides me Knowledge – It Provides Me Comfort

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“Each holy temple stands as a symbol of our membership in the Church, as a sign of our faith in life after death, and as a sacred step toward eternal glory for us and our families.” ~Russell M. Nelson The title of this post isn’t surprising.  I think Church is supposed to provide you with Read the full article…

Quotes to Comfort You

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Sometimes I just need hope.  When things are not going the right way – or it seems I’m making little or now progress and working really really hard – or when people seem to be fighting against the progress I am trying to make.  Sometimes I just need comfort from another who has traveled a Read the full article…

Fresh Beginnings – Why I Love Spring

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“She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: “Winter is dead.” ~A. A. Milne I love to breathe in the fresh spring air.  There is nothing like it.  When I wake up to the birds singing, it’s invigorating.  I just love the idea of life renewed.  I love Read the full article…

A Fresh Perspective – Affirmations of Hope

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Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.  Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth ~Marcus Aurelius A week ago Thursday, I woke up, put on my glasses and everything was blurry.  Everything was cloudy.  Scary right?  Yeah.  I didn’t know what was going on.  I immediately went to see the doctor.  Read the full article…

A Fresh View of Washington DC – The Cherry Blossoms

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The resurrection gives my life meaning and direction and the opportunity to start over no matter what my circumstances ~Robert Flatt As we come out of the bleakness of winter – new life is all around us.  It’s fresh.  It’s beautiful! Spring is New life abound. Spring is excitement. Spring is flying kites and playing Read the full article…

With Risk – There is Some Element of Faith

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Risk and faith go hand and hand.  Have faith to know whether the risk is worth taking ~The Squishable Baby No matter where we are in life – no matter what we are doing – and to matter where we are spiritually – we all have some level of faith.  Every one of us.  You Read the full article…

Mama Mantras

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Today, I’m at Nap Time is My Time, where I talk a lot about the stress of everyday life on Mommy’s – and some things we can do to just exhale.  As a partner (spouse, Mom, Dad, Brother Sister, Son, Daughter) post , I want to talk about how to battle those negative feelings with Read the full article…

Is Risk Painful?

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There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. ~Anais Nin In this context, what does the word painful mean? Does it mean a physical pain?  A mental pain?  A pain of the soul?  A pain of the heart? What does Read the full article…

Risk and the Fear of Failure – A $25.00 Cash Giveaway!

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Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I will argue that there are very few failures in life – except for the failure to do anything in the first place (or take the risk).  If you fail Read the full article…

Affirmations of Hope – Risk Taking

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The future is not something we enter.  The future is something we create.                      ~Leonard I. Sweet _______________ I love positivity – especially in a world that is not always so positive.  If you want to bring light and love into someone else’s life, post your positive affirmation and grab my button for your post Read the full article…

How Should I Love Thee? Affirmations of Hope

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I will never forget my Mother saying to me…               You know, Lisa, every time somebody knocks you done – you just bounce back up.  Boompt! I had never thought about it until just then.  My adult life has definitely been filled with it’s share of ups and downs.  For me it’s been about Read the full article…

Affirmations You Can Live By!

Happy Groundhog Day! He’s very cute, isn’t he?  So squishy!  Thanks to the random website All Things D for the cute little picture. Ummmm, I missed it.  Did he see his shadow? I went to a chiropractor 2 or 3 times a week for about 6 months, just to improve my overall health.  I loved Read the full article…