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LIFTING THE DARKNESS OF DEPRESSION

Depression is an issue that affects a lot of us. I, for one, have two sides. A light and sunny side, and also a darker side that sometimes wants to hide and shut out the world. Acc...

LOVE YOU MORE

When it comes to doing special things for yourself, do you consistently fall short? If you fall short, I get it. People depend on you, and you’ve got responsibilities to show up re...

NO SETTLING

This morning I woke up before dawn and laid in bed noticing the quiet and stillness of the morning. The air felt cool and when I looked out the window, I discovered everything was ...

HELLO NEW LIFE

When my husband (whom I thought was loyal) told me he was leaving, it was a curveball I didn't see coming. Once I got through the initial blast of shock, I determined to be positiv...

LIVING RICH

I used to think being rich was all about having a lot of money, but then I got older and found out that being rich is much more than what’s in your bank account.   A couple of year...

RESTART

It's not an exaggeration to say the past three years have been incredibly challenging and soul-stretching for me. At the same time, they’ve offered opportunities for growth and tra...

WHEN SHOWING UP MATTERS

Recently my son finished the third deployment and got a police escort from the freeway exit to his house.  Usually, this sort of thing happens during the day and involves both ligh...

WISDOM FROM AN OLD TREE

Last week, my friend Amy and I went camping near Capitol Reef, and near the visitor’s center, by the creek that runs alongside the Fruita campground, there was a TREE.  I've always...

THE UPSIDE OF ADVERSITY

You know those times when you feel like you're underwater and everything is crashing down hard on you? THE TIMES WHEN what's happening to you, or what’s happening around you, is so...

CULTIVATING JOY IN A JOYLESS LIFE

  When everything is going right in your life, it's easy to be happy. I've been there. I had a lovely spell going for a while. I remember saying more than once that I knew it was a...

SERENITY PRAYER

Years ago, I learned the serenity prayer. It goes like this. God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change. The courage to change the things I can. And the wisdom ...

DIVORCE SURPRIZE

When I got married in 2003, it was the most thought-through and prayed-about decision of my life.  I knew what I wanted and wanted to ensure I was doing it right. I knew what I was...

WHEN LIFE HANDS YOU LEMONS

  This is a long post about a severe health crisis that I experienced. I'm writing because my story offers hope for those with serious health issues. I'm also sharing my story beca...

HOW TO MAKE CHRISTMAS MORE SPECIAL

I've always loved Christmas a lot. Back in the day when Christmas sweaters were trendy and cool before they became a thing to mock and laugh at ugly sweater parties, I had some ado...

HO’OPONOPONO PRAYER

A week ago, I set some wellness goals for myself.  Eat cleaner, no sugar, meditate, exercise every day, drink more water, get more sleep. The first two days, I did great. WooHoo ;)...

2 NUGGETS FOR HAPPIER RELATIONSHIPS

  The other day, while reading The Paper Bag Princess, and Amelia Bedelia ,to my granddaughter, I realized that these children's books contain a couple of valuable relationship nug...

WHAT I THINK ABOUT WINTER

Today while I was driving, I heard Kelly Clarkson singing White Christmas. And two thoughts instantly crossed my mind.  My first thought, I love Kelly Clarkson's voice, and I think...

HOW TO LIVE WITH LESS REGRETS

  Last year, on Dec. 9th, 2016,  around eleven thirty in the morning, I got a call that my oldest daughter was dead. She was forty one and had eight children, five still at home. Y...

Hey, I’m Connie.

Lover of life, adventure, and beauty. I like to write about things that create total wellness including how to deal with the messy stuff of life. Because it happens. And I know how important it is to get over it and get past it, and not just stuff it. I’m here because I’m all about living my life to the fullest and helping you get more out of your life too!   

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