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The complete miracle of “do-overs”. . .

Dear Courageous Girl, Really, it is such a complete miracle that we get the gift of "do-overs" in our life. There is NOTHING wrong with starting over . . . it is an act of bravery, strength, and authenticity. Whether you are getting back on the wagon to get control...

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Are you tired of holding up the whole wide world?

Dear Weary Girl, You are tired today, aren't you? You are tired of holding up the whole wide world, tired of being so darn tough, tired of being tested in every which way . . . tired of passing the tests, only to be given another one. It's ok for you to have days...

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I had the blues because I had no shoes . . .

Dear Grateful Girl, Are there things you are worried about today? Things that keep you awake at night, tossing and turning? Worries, problems, things you need, things you have to do, things others expect of you, things you have to fix, things you can't fix . . ....

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It’s time to forgive yourself . . .

Dear Sweet Girl, Of all the difficult things that we must learn to do in this life . . . forgiving ourselves is so often one of the most difficult. How can we expect to move forward in joy, to grow into who we are meant to become, or to restore the parts of...

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Secret remedy for a bad day . . .

Dear Influential Girl, There is a beautiful and little known secret to happiness that it sometimes takes us way too long to finally learn . . . and it is one that we can start practicing today, fabulous friend. When life feels overwhelming, upsetting or grim, we...

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You are meant for JOY

Dear Renewed Girl, When things that used to be so colorful start seeming colorless, when you don’t seem to have time for the things that used to bring you so much joy, and when you want to climb under your covers even when your favorite people are around . . . it’s...

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Mistakes are just part of the deal, dear soul . . .

Dear Doing-Your-Best Soul, Somewhere along the way, we get taught that mistakes are bad. So, then we do EVERYTHING we can to never make mistakes. That is really hard. Sometimes we just don't do anything because we are scared of making a mistake. Then we get the...

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