I remember being sick and tired of the same old tune. When you had just gotten paid, but your income quickly goes down the drain. Bills and banks take a big chunk of it like we’re merely working to keep up this losing end of the transaction. I want badly to change our family tree…

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Every parent has their own plight of dealing with disciplining their child. We get frustrated with a display of bad attitude. It doesn’t matter whether they’re a toddler or a teenager – it’s inevitable that we go through these rough patches. As our child grows up, we also grow alongside them in the testing of our character.

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5 Practical Tips on Coping with the New Norm We’ve all been disoriented by the sudden turn of events in how to cope or comply with the directives to get this global pandemic under control. It’s like a dreadful marathon show re-run that we just keep on watching. The world has abruptly changed, and it…

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Clarity & Courage Gained From Almost Dying A near-death experience changes you. It challenges your whole perspective. On September 22nd, 2019, I was blind-sighted by Sepsis, a deadly immune response to infection. I’ve never heard of it, and so I hadn’t recognized the symptoms when it struck me. As far as I know, what got…

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When Your Current Goals Are Reduced to Zero I’m the type of person that plans and writes things down. Every quarter, I draw and re-draw by hand my goals to internalize what my short-term and long-term goals look like. I allot time for brainstorming to set my annual goals, which feeds into my quarterly goals.…

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Pause to Conquer Bigger Goals In a world that demands fast, live slow. If you told me that a month ago, I would repel the idea. All I knew was how to keep at pace, if not how to keep ahead with an environment that keeps moving. I’ve only known to have a full calendar…

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Questions for Self-Reflection on When to Make a Change Moving to a new place has shifted my priorities. Like hitting the reset button, it allowed me to start from a clean slate. It felt freeing to walk into an open space of an empty apartment. We notice all the angles of our new abode, and…

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Checkpoints for When You Want to Get There Already I learned an important lesson traveling about 2,000 miles by car over 6 days driving from Delaware to Texas. You cannot hyper-fixate on a destination; instead you must make the most of your journey. Relocating across the country has so many moving parts to it. Exhausted…

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Sifting 4 Life Lessons from Our Big Move After many months of laborious effort waking up at dawn to pack-up a couple of boxes each day, I wanted nothing more than to wake-up to the day of our move. So I did… and yet it wasn’t how imagined it would be. I held a vivid…

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Calibrate the tone of your day before all the craziness When the alarm clock rings and you wake up to a brand new day, do you get a moment’s peace to internalize how great this day might turn out for you? Perhaps you belong to the other end of the spectrum where there’s just no…

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