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Every Day

We have all had what seems to be a bad day. One of those days that seem to last forever. One of those days that seem to never end. Actually our days are never filled with bad things or good things. Our days are simply made up of ‘things’. How we perceive these ‘things’ will determine if they are bad or good. Even if our day is filled with things […]

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Define Your History

One of the things that I think about a lot is, “what am I leaving behind?” By this I mean, when I am dead and gone what have I done in my life time will remain in this world once I am gone. Once I was asked what I wanted to do with my life. My answer was, “I want to create something that when I die little pieces of […]

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Drama All Around

I must admit, I don’t like drama! What strikes me funny is how many people say that they don’t like drama, but they are the ones in the middle of it and stirring it up. I have gone to a movie, paid for a ticket, went in, sat down and started watching the movie. I didn’t like the movie, so I got up and walked out. I am the same […]

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Biggest Obstacles

We all go through times when life presents us with a new opportunity or challenge and our minds immediately start playing out all of the “what if” scenarios. ‘What is the bad thing happens?’ Or ‘What if that problem occurs?’ We have all done this. The trick is to be able to stop your mind for all the negative thoughts and turn them to positive thoughts. If you start turn […]

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Don’t Tell Me

Have you ever told somebody that you wanted to do something only to have them give you the long list of all these reasons you shouldn’t? They can tell you every worst case scenario as if it is based on fact and there is no other option. I call these people “dream stealers”. Dream stealers like to tell other people how to live their lives based on how they perceive […]

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Be Someone

Have you ever been in a crowd of people, these are all people that you really enjoy being with. Everybody is having a really good time and glad they are there. But then there is that one person. That one person that is either loud and obnoxious. Or maybe they are that person that knows everything about everything and they want to make sure you know it. Or maybe they […]

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Collect Moments

We all have things that we want. We make list of things that we want. We make vision boards of what we want. We make goals for things that we want. We spend an enormous amount of time thinking about all the things that we. We make plans on how we are going to get the things that we want. Why not spend a little less time wanting, striving and […]

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Bazillion Chances

How many times have you said, “if I just had a chance….”? Chances are, you have said it many times. We all have! Let’s say you decide you would like to have a cupcake. So you go to a bakery. You first look at all the beautiful cupcakes on display. The clerk ask you if they can help you. You tell the clerk that you would like to have a […]

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Anything Is Possible

Merriam-Webster defines the work Possibility as:   a chance that something might exist, happen, or be true.  The state or fact of being possible.  Something that might be done or might happen.  Abilities or qualities that could make someone or something better in the future. We have all had many possibilities or chances in our lives. This could be things that we want to do or things that we want to […]

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Alphadoodles Have Arrived

The past few months I have been working on Adult Coloring Books like crazy! I am happy to announce that my second coloring book “Alphadoodles” has now been released! Alphadoodles is a combination of doodle flowers, shapes and patterns which have been hand drawn to form each of the twenty-six uppercase letters of the alphabet. When you have finished coloring a letter, you can cut the page out of the […]

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