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Traditions for a Positive, Happy New Year

Angie Blessings, Fun, Future, Gratitude, Inspiration, Intentions, Letters, New Year, Resolutions, Rituals, Superstitions, Traditions, Vision Board, Wishing, Writing 0 Comments

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice.” ~T.S. Eliot Dear Universe, The end of the year is fast approaching and that can only mean two things: you are feeling panicked or you are feeling excited. The start of a New Year can create a cascade of emotions. It means a fresh …

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The Final Countdown

Angie Beginnings, Lessons, Letting Go, Moving On, New Year 0 Comments

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.”  ~Edith Lovejoy Pierce Dear Universe, It’s almost here: 2017 is fast approaching.  Some of us are excited by the prospect of a fresh start and it’s hard to miss …

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The Year of the Monkey

Angie Beginnings, Believe, Chinese New Year, Future, Horoscopes, Meanings, New Year, Outlook, Positive, Superstitions, Symbols, Valentine's Day 1 Comment

“Every year is a new beginning, but so is every day. Take a deep breath and begin.” Dear Universe, This week marks the Chinese New Year.  I heard that it was the Year of the Monkey (Red Fire Monkey, to be exact) and as I usually do, I wanted to research to see what this could symbolize for 2016. The …

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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 …

Year of the Sheep (And Eight Reasons Why You Should Love It)

Angie Beginnings, Believe, Blessings, Chinese New Year, Gratitude, Holidays, Life, Meanings, New Year, Open Mind, Positive, Timing, Universe, Vision Board, Winter 5 Comments

“You can get excited about the future. The past won’t mind.” ~Hillary DePiano Dear Universe, I can’t believe I almost forgot. Always with each New Year, I want to find out what year it is in the Chinese Zodiac.  Last year was the Year of the Horse and I do think it was an intense, transformative year. Luckily, something (you, …

Nice to Meet You… Finally

Angie Abundance, Adventure, Appreciation, Beginnings, Blessings, Celebration, Champagne, Changes, Destiny, Faith, Future, Hope, Inspiration, New Year, Open Mind, Patience, Peace, Positive, Spiritual Reading, Time, Timing, Trust, Universe, Winter 0 Comments

“What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year.” ~Vern McLellan Dear Universe, Flashback time. It was December 2010.  I was in a particularly low place.  I was doing my best to stay optimistic during a time of drastic change.  I was doing my best not to be afraid …

Why Wait?

Angie Changes, Choices, Future, Gratitude, Guidance, Hope, Intentions, Journey, Life, New Year, Open Mind, Rituals, Signs, Time, Traditions, Universe, Winter, Wisdom, Writing 0 Comments

“The days are passing by—much to our joy, much to our dismay. We change and grow, sometimes just the way we want, sometimes in ways we never imagined—much to our joy, much to our dismay.” Dear Universe, It just hit me.  The new year is literally days away.  Days away. It was because I saw this tweet: “If you haven’t …

Birthday Blessings

Angie Abundance, Appreciation, Birthday, Blessings, Celebration, Gratitude, Happiness, Horoscopes, Joie de Vivre, Journey, Joy, New Year, Positive, Rituals, Time, Winter, Wishing 0 Comments

“May you live all the days of your life.”  ~Jonathan Swift Dear Universe, Today is my birthday!  Whoo hoo! The first thing I did today when I woke up, even before I rolled out of bed to make a much needed coffee, was to check my horoscope apps on my phone. Yes, I said apps.  One can never have too …