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Realistic Resolutions: Pleasure, Not Pressure

Angie Beginnings, Changes, Expectations, Hope, Insight, Inspiration, Intentions, Journey, Joy, Learning, Life, Light, New Year, Positive, Resolutions, Rituals, Try, Vision Board, Wishing 0 Comments

“A New Year can be a time for a fresh start, but do it in a state of pleasure, not pressure.” Dear Universe, We all know that a New Year is an ideal time to start fresh, set different intentions and create better, happier, healthier habits. And we know that just as easily as they start, our old habits can …

Look Back: Just For a Moment

Angie Awareness, Blessings, Changes, Future, Gratitude, Growing, Insight, Inspiration, Learning, Lessons, Life, Mindfulness, Past, Thankful, Time, Wisdom 2 Comments

“You never know what’s around the corner.  It could be everything. Or it could be nothing.  You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you’ve climbed a mountain.” ~ Tom Hiddleston Dear Universe, A couple of weeks ago I was visited by two students I had last year.  We had …

The Blame Game: Why You Need to Stop Playing It

Angie Advice, Blame, Freedom, Future, Happiness, Healing, Insight, Inspiration, Intentions, Judgement Free, Learning, Lessons, Letting Go, Moving On, Open Mind, Peace, Questions, Relationships, Wisdom 0 Comments

“Shame, blame, disrespect, betrayal, and the withholding of affection damage the roots from which love grows. Love can only survive these injuries if they are acknowledged, healed and rare.” ~Brené Brown Dear Universe, We all know somebody that is a perpetual blamer.  When something goes wrong in life, he’s quick to throw the blame and the shame elsewhere. It doesn’t …

Beyond Blessed: A Heartfelt Birthday Thanks

Angie Abundance, Appreciation, Believe, Birthday, Blessings, Celebration, Champagne, Chocolate, Coffee, Cooking, Faith, Family, Feelings, Food, Friends, Fun, Generosity, Gratitude, Happiness, Health, Journey, Joy, Laughing, Learning, Life, Love, Pampering, Party, Passion, Peace, Positive, Present, Rituals, Time, Traditions, Universe, Writing 0 Comments

“The cake had a trick candle that wouldn’t go out, so I didn’t get my wish.  Which was just that it would always be like this…” ~Janet Fitch Dear Universe, Today is my birthday.  Before the day gets started, I just wanted to say thank you for the gift of another year. My life is full of things I am …

Instincts and Intuition

Angie Choices, Faith, Feelings, Happiness, Insight, Instincts, Intuition, Learning, Lessons, Letting Go, Listen, Meditation, Open Mind, Patience, Peace, Worries 3 Comments

“Intuition literally means learning from within. Most of us were not taught how to use this sense, but all of us know well that ‘gut feeling.’ Learn to trust that inner feeling and it will grow stronger. Avoid going against your better judgement or getting talked into things that just don’t feel right.” ~Doe Zantamata Dear Universe, I love that …

Present in the Present

Angie Be Still, Breathe, Future, Gratitude, Insight, Inspiration, Learning, Lessons, Letting Go, Present, Questions, Roll With It, Wisdom, Worries 4 Comments

“Clearly, all fear has an element of resistance and a leaning away from the moment. Its dynamic is not unlike that of strong desire except that fear leans backward into the last safe moment while desire leans forward toward the next possibility of satisfaction. Each lacks presence.” ~Stephen Levine Dear Universe, Recently, I find myself thinking more and more about …

All Around

Angie Believe, Faith, Gratitude, Guidance, Insight, Inspiration, Journey, Joy, Learning, Lessons, Open Mind, Passion, Positive, Signs, Trust, Universe, Writing 0 Comments

“Inspiration is everywhere. All you need to do is be inspired by your life—every day, every moment, everything.” Dear Universe, When I first started this blog, I wasn’t sure where I would take it. Then at some point I realized it was the other way around. It wasn’t about my direction for the blog, but rather where it wanted to …

Make a Move

Angie Brave, Choices, Destiny, Faith, Fate, Future, Learning, Lessons, Life, Moving On, Positive, Roll With It, Signs, Strength, Wisdom, Worries 0 Comments

“She took a step and didn’t want to take any more, but she did.” ~Markus Zusak Dear Universe, Sometimes we all feel a little well, lost. In those times in my life I have often found myself wishing and hoping for someone, something, to tell me what to do.  It would be so much easier for the decision to be …