When I Rise, let me Rise

Sunrise

When i rise, let me rise Like a bird, joyfully And when I fall, let me fall Like a leaf Gracefully, without regrets And when i stand, let me stand  Like a tree, strong and tall And when I lay, let me lay Like a lake, peacefully Calm and still And when I walk, let…

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Live Beyond Your Limits

Beyond Limits

At the age of 19, the day after I graduated high school, I moved to a place where it snowed and I became a massage therapist. With this job all I needed were my hands and my massage table by my side and I could go anywhere. For the first time in my life, I…

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Still I Rise

Still I Rise

Still I Rise By Maya Angelou  You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ’Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells Pumping in my living…

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Make Rewarding Yourself an Attitude

Take time to reward yourself. Let it become a deliberate and practiced habit. It is one thing to mentally congratulate ourselves for a job well done. It is another to take the time to actually, deliberately, and specifically reward ourselves. How many years do we have to live before it’s time to treat ourselves? How…

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Pronia is Real

Pronia is real

Pronoia is Real. Here is an acronym that I love for the word ‘fail’: From All I Learn. I’ve learned to follow my curiosity forward versus doubt my ability to change, which can be labelled a “growth mindset” in relationships. I don’t celebrate failure, which is the mistake of a blind optimist, but I acknowledge…

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