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Meditating on Blueberries

People who know me, also know I am a devoted consumer of blueberries! I love these small fruits that hark from my homeland. I remember picking their little wild relatives as a child, and now on the other side of the world, I enjoy consuming them every day just as much. 317 more words

Overcoming Obstacles

Don't let the things you can control be the things that hold you back

I’ve been having one of those weeks where I feel very underwhelmed at myself. Part of that is because I am used to having a team of 16-20 people under me now and I don’t currently have that (free time and I don’t always agree) and part of it is the fact that free time has given me an opportunity to think about where I am, where I want to be and what the heck is stopping me. 531 more words



A few weeks ago, with some hesitation, I attended my 20-year class reunion. As I have aged, somehow, I have obtained a wee bit of social anxiety…. 1,003 more words


Pink Collar Savvy & Chic Short Story - Bonnie Bounces Back from Rock Bottom - Post 2 of 3

Day 71 of the Pink Collar Savvy & Chic on Purpose Project confirmed some things about haters. Haters are going to hate. The good thing is, Joel Osteen once said haters were like crows and those of us who aren’t are eagles. 1,291 more words

Every Pitfall has its Redemption

No one really can prepare you for the uni experience, or what is effectively living year-round in a hotel with 300 horny and self-righteous teenagers. Many expectations were not met. 429 more words

Surviving 'No'

Those two little letters can utterly ruin your day. Or even your life. But there’s one catch – that’s only if you let them!

If you say it doesn’t bother you when someone tells you no, then you’re lying. 848 more words