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Where Am I?

Where Am I?

Hi friends!  I am going to be taking a break from blogging for the next few months while I study for the PHR exam.  This will be the first real break I've taken since I started blogging several years ago. I hope you all have a wonderful late fall/early winter!  Thanks...

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21 Life Lessons Learned in 2021

21 Life Lessons Learned in 2021

What is your happy place?  Mine is going on a long walk while I listen to one of the many incredible podcasts I enjoy.  I am so thankful for technology and for the many talented podcasters who have so much useful information to share (for free!). Here are 21 life...

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How to Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

How to Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

“I hate this one,” I thought during yogi toe crunch pose.  Even that name sounds miserable! “You’re probably getting pretty uncomfortable,” my yoga instructor said. You don’t say. “Breathe,” she said.  “Just breathe.  In yoga, we learn to get comfortable being...

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Allow Yourself to Grieve

Allow Yourself to Grieve

A few years ago, my step dad was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.  Needless to say, this is not what any of us imagined life would like.  I never would've guessed that at the age of 30, I'd have a parent with dementia. Loving someone who has dementia is...

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Please Stop Dehumanizing People

Please Stop Dehumanizing People

On April 11th, 2021, ex-police officer Kim Potter fatally shot a 20 year old black man named Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, MN.  Body cam footage shows her yelling “taser” multiple times before she shot Wright. She is later heard swearing when...

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What The Weirdest Year Ever Taught Me

What The Weirdest Year Ever Taught Me

I think we can all agree that 2020 has been pretty much the weirdest year ever.  We’ve all been impacted by the global pandemic, political divisiveness, and social unrest.  On top of that, we’re all dealing with personal challenges as well. For me, 2020 brought some...

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