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What is so scary about that first step?

Dear Brave Girl, It starts with that first scary step...that step that we sometimes spend years avoiding and putting off...that step we often tell ourselves we will finally take 'tomorrow'. What is so scary about that first step? Let's put it into perspective and...

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Maybe it’s time to let it go…

Dear Extraordinary Girl, Is there something that is heavy on your heart? Is something holding you back or keeping you in a state of worry or exhaustion or confusion or hurt? Ask yourself an important question, dear friend. Will this matter a year from now? How much...

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When letting go is the hardest and best thing to do

Sometimes we have to let go of things that we love very much...things we may have thought we needed to be able to become the person we were meant to become. Then when that thing is gone...we are left wondering how we will ever become what we were meant to become...

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Choose to see what is right

Dear Brave Girl, We always have at least 2 choices in each moment...and these are 2 of the most important choices we will ever make, even if 2 is a tiny number. We can always choose to LOOK FOR WHAT IS RIGHT...or we can choose to look for WHAT IS WRONG. Can you see...

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Find Missing Pieces in Unlikely Places

Dear Persistent Girl,The missing pieces of your life , the magic solutions and the save-the-day-heroes come from the most unlikely places.... It's important to be open to the surprise endings and beginnings that show up just when we think we have it all figured...

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The thing about fooling yourself…..

The thing about fooling yourself..... In a culture that worships youth....I don’t care what anyone says, it’s difficult when you start to age....when you start to get older and find yourself no longer young or young-looking and to find yourself having less and less...

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You Are Okay Right Now

Dear Faithful Girl, Want to make yourself miserable today? Of course you don't!! But if you did, a great way would be to try to figure out what and where you are going to be in your life a month from now, a year from now, 5 years from now --- and if you will be ok,...

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Say YES to What Life is Teaching

Dear Inspiring Girl,Try for the next 24 hours to say yes to whatever lessons life is handing you.  Say yes to crazy things that have shown up that you weren't expecting, but that you know are meant just for you. Say yes to the opportunity to love unconditionally,...

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Simplify today – one little thing at time

Dear Extraordinary Girl.... You can do amazing things with the simplest things. You can have so little and be so happy. You can take small amounts of time and perform life-changing acts. Is it time to simplify? Is it time to pare your life down to the handful of...

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Say goodbye and let it go

Dear Forgiving Girl, Almost nothing feels worse than carrying around a grudge. It is a bitter taste and a stinging pain and a heavy load that no one else can see, but that clings to us without a rest from it until we finally decide to put it down, wish it well and...

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