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Why Wait to Live the Life You Want?

We get conflicting messages. We read about people who quit their day job and began a writing career or moved to some exotic locale and they are happier than they have ever been. Then we read about how you must save and invest for the future. Continue slogging away at a job you may not […]

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My Aimless Wandering Was Really Mindless

Robert Frost would have us believe that there are only two paths (according to traditional thoughts about the famous poem). One that everyone follows and the other only a select few traverse. I always wanted to be one of the select few who took the road less traveled. In some ways, I suppose I am

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Liz in front of a Swiss inspired hotel in Costa Rica

Weekend Chats: Living the Expat Life

Many people meet their friends at work and that is where I met Liz. Interestingly, we didn’t really start getting to know each other until the last few months we worked together. It has been nearly five years since then, but we are still friends and in contact regularly. A fact a little surprising for

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Tales from a Reiki Rookie

Tales from a Reiki Rookie: Part Two

I climbed up the stairs to the “Angel Loft” in search of the open Reiki session taking place in a downtown temple. I’m coming in a bit later in the open hours, so I hope I will be able to participate. I walk in the room and someone else is on the table. I stop,

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It’s a Mystery – Patterns

It was hot and sticky. The kind of day that makes you want to stay inside. Even I, who would always rather be outside than stuck in an office all day, was not looking forward to stepping out the doors into the wall of heat. I knew I must, though. I had to go outside

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