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Truth & a Missed Opportunity

I posted the below words yesterday. I wrote them quickly, in the morning, and they simply felt honest. The truth is that I – like many of you, I imagine? – have been struggling with juggling, with figuring out how…

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Thoughts on Selfies, Happiness & Giving

Yesterday afternoon, I holed up in my study to catch up on some work. I’m enrolled in Marie Forleo’s B-School (incredible so far) and I watched the weekly video modules. My sister Ceara called and we talked for a while.…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, LOVE, Online & Onscreen, The Home Front, WRITING

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On Spring Break & the Bright Side

We are just back from a week away. The girls are on Spring Break from school and we split the time between my sister’s fabulous new home in Charleston and our family’s place an hour outside of Charleston. The girls…

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On Happiness & Intelligence

I stumbled upon this Hemingway quote and it has me thinking. I’ve often wondered about the connection, if any, between levels of intelligence and happiness. I’ve noticed in my own life that the smartest people I know are often the…

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Little Girl Is Four!

On Friday (March 6th), Little Girl turned 4. This fact felt, and feels, impossible to me. That my baby (who hates the word baby) has been around for four full years is truly difficult for me to believe. The day…

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What Makes You Happy?

What makes you happy?
I’ve been giving this question a lot of thought and I think the answer is probably different for each of us. I also think the answer evolves over time as we do. These days, there are…

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Happiness or Contentment?

Happiness.  I have to admit I have conflicted feelings about this word.  I know most people would say that happiness is what they want in life. I think most people would also say that happiness is what they want for…

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Begin Again & Again

I announced earlier that I will be thinking about Happiness this coming month and it was, on an important level, a silly announcement because the truth is that I think about happiness all the time, quite possibly too much. I…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Uncategorized

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Big Love Moments

The girls were off school yesterday. They were up early and I rose a bit later and we let Daddy sleep in a bit. There was this small stretch of time when we hung out in our pajamas on the…

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Do You Have the Perfect Body?

Confession: I have an easier time loving myself when I’m happy with my body.
Is this true for you too? Are your sense of self and body-confidence intertwined as mine are? I go back and forth between thinking that this…

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