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Why You Should Listen to Your No

Angie Inspiration, Instincts, Intuition, Lessons, Listen, No, Relationships, Trust, Truth, Yes 0 Comments

“…There are often many things we feel we should do that, in fact, we don’t really have to do. Getting to the point where we can tell the difference is a major milestone in the simplification process.” ~Elaine St. James Dear Universe, I think no is one of the hardest words to say. I know I’m not alone on this. …

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Enjoy the View

Angie Awareness, Insight, Inspiration, Mindful, New York City, Notice, Perspective, Present 2 Comments

“Making an effort to be mindful and present is not always enough. Action over effort triumphs each time.” Dear Universe, Last weekend David and I headed to New York City for a quick getaway. While we were there, we would see family and go to the Big East Championship game—which has now become a bit of a tradition. When we …

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Thanks For The Easy

Angie Blessings, Easy, Inspiration, Positive, Worries, Writing 2 Comments

“Without challenges, we would never grow or learn.  Without suffering, we would never recognize joy.” Dear Universe, Life is hard. That’s all I heard the other day when I was talking to a group of my writing students. There they were, slouched in their seats, looking worn and weary, venting about the hard things they are dealing with right now.  …

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What to be Certain of Right Now

Angie Affirmations, Future, Insight, Inspiration, Journey, Life, Trust, Wisdom, Words 0 Comments

“When nothing is sure, everything is possible” ~Margaret Dabble Dear Universe, Wherever I am, I like to surround myself with things that inspire me. In my office at work, there are a variety of things I can turn to in a moment’s notice from my insightful word magnets, to my infuser air freshener in a bottle marked “love,” to my …

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Choose Love

Angie Believe, Choose Love, Dreams, Gratitude, Hope, Inspiration, Intentions, Jewelry, Joy, Passion, Shop\, Work 2 Comments

“Your daydreams can be glimpses into your future, as long as you believe them to be.” Dear Universe, When I was a little girl, my mom designed jewelry. Not many people knew this as she did it as a side job to being a full-time, stay at home mom to three children.  For the years she stayed home we kept …

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The Fearless Pursuit of Your Dreams

Angie Believe, Brave, Fear, Future, Inspiration, Trust, Universe, Worries 0 Comments

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” ~Paulo Coelho Dear Universe, I have seven nieces and nephews and not a day goes by where I don’t find myself in awe of them. They constantly amaze me—the new things they learn, how they perceive the world, and the questions they ask.  So …

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Maui Magic

Angie Adventure, Answers, Honeymoon, Inspiration, Journey, Maui, Path, Travel, Trust 2 Comments

“What can feel more magical than knowing we are honoring what feels best for us?” Dear Universe, For as long as I can remember, it has been a dream of mine to visit Hawaii.  Somehow, despite being an avid traveler, hopping from state to state and country to country, I never made it over to these islands of paradise—until a …