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  • Take a deep BREATH

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    Once in a while we must stop and take a deep breath.

    Today I spent some time with a very remarkable lady. She reminded me of how simple it is to sometimes stay still and take a deep breath. Taking a deep breath once in a while, (or more often if needed) is all you need to regroup your thoughts. (more…)

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  • Be an Angel

    Have you ever had that moment when you are just feeling like if the world has fallen on top of you? You may have felt worthless, lonely, fat, ugly… Come on, I’m not alone on this one. We all have felt sadness, discouragement and fear at some point in our lives.

    I know I have. When I was first diagnosed with cancer and the doctors told me that my surgery had to be as one of an open heart because of the location of the tumor; my first reaction was “will it show a scar?” Well it does show and even though that scar reminds me of the blessing it is to be alive, it also makes me feel a bit uncomfortable. My self esteem is not low, not at all. Don’t get me wrong. I am a very cheerful and happy person. (more…)

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  • Fresh flowers and herbs…simple

    One of the things that my husband makes most fun of is my lack of green thumb. My plants like staying at the nursery instead of being in my garden. We joke about it a lot, but he is not far from the truth. I lack a green thumb. The only plants that I can keep alive are Orchids. They are pretty forgiving.

    I do love having flower arrangements around the house. They make every room feel alive. They make me happy. Plus, they have an advantage, when they start to wilt you just throw them away. No one expects you to keep them alive like the ones planted on pots.

    Take a look at some arrangements I gathered for you today. They are all simply beautiful. If you are looking into making simple changes to your day and stay on a budget, I think you’ll love the idea of adding fresh flowers to your indoor decor. (more…)

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