Category Archives: Family fun

Empowering Tip: Find fun in the ordinary

Today, instead of a quote, I have a “lesson,” and I’ve got a special guest to help me with it! This … this is my cat, Amie! She’s … I don’t know how old – but she absolutely loves to … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Dealing with problems makes you happy

This week’s quote is, “Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them,” from Dr. Steve Maraboli. I’ve quoted Dr. Maraboli before – he’s a life coach and author, and he says really cool things! … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Live in the moment

Today’s quote is all about happiness: “Stop waiting for Friday, for summer, for someone to fall in love with you, for life. Happiness is achieved when you stop waiting for it and make the most of the moment you are … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Let go of yesterday’s junk

This week’s quote is from Louise Smith, a NASCAR racer known as “the first lady of racing” – so she sure knows about overcoming obstacles and finding success! She said, “You can’t reach for anything new if your hands are … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Time enjoyed is not wasted

This week’s quote is from the wonderful singer/songwriter John Lennon from that wonderful group, The Beatles. He says, “Time that you enjoy wasting was not wasted.” If you are doing something that you enjoy, then you can’t be wasting your … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: People decorate your life

Hi everyone!  It’s the last day of my winter break, and it’s been wonderful.  I’ve gotten to spend so much time with my family and friends, and I really got to relax and rejuvenate!  I also got my first college … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: 365 opportunities

It’s 2015! Wow! We were up late & celebrating with Cheerwine (don’t worry – it’s just wild cherry-flavored pop – have you ever tried it? Delicious!) so I’m a bit tired … And this week, a special treat: my cousin … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Believe your life can be better

This week’s quote is pretty straightforward and simple:  “If you want your life to be better, you have to believe it can be.” Negativity brings you down.  If you think negatively all the time, you’ll draw negative energy to you … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Follow … you

Today’s quote is a little long, but it’s great. It was written by an amazing poet named Mia Hollow, and I found it on a site called Raging Rhetoric, which also has a Facebook page.  Mia & Raging Rhetoric are … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Mexico’s Day of the Dead is a celebration of life

This week I’m not sharing a quote – instead, I wanted to give you a little “history lesson” about a beautiful celebration I just love.  It’s called Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. It dates back 3000 … Continue reading

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