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How to achieve your goals this year - post no 3

It is quite common for people to set new resolutions at the beginning of a new year. This can take the form of setting new goals or dusting off old plans and breathing new life into them. 389 more words

Achieving Goals

The Laughter Life

Five months without a smile, giggle, or chuckle. My post-baby body desperately needed a break from the reality of motherhood, so I indulged in a long overdue pedicure. 760 more words

Spiritual Encouragement

Part 3: Washing Away

On March 15, 2015, a group of Roanoke runners, got together for an annual race. It landed directly on a day holding great significance for me. 895 more words

Healthy Living

Are You Truly Productive?

Are you truly productive? That’s a question you may want to ask yourself with some regularity. We… you, me and everybody else has the uncanny ability to trick ourselves into believing that we are incredibly productive when in fact we’re merely busy. 323 more words


The Bee in my Bonnet

I’d like you to meet the latest bee in my bonnet.

He’s a little guy who began life as someone quite different many years ago. 910 more words

Creative Writing

Starting Burnout Recovery

I once had a therapist who, in one particularly memorable session, threw some psycho-techno jargon at me about my coping skills.  “When you are trying to figure something out, you’re what we call a .  1,320 more words

Challenging Challenges

Lerato: Determining your destiny

Lerato Mokoena is a Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) participant studying marketing at Edmonds Community College.  Here she writes about how she felt as a teenage mother in South Africa and what she learned about the motivation and determination required for success. 520 more words