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Stay Where the BEST Things Are…

Dear Choosing Girl, w from things the world tells you will bring you happiness or popularity or temporary pleasure, and towards small, simple, deeply good things that others sometimes just walk on by. That's where the magic is, friends. The toughest decisions are...

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What If You Just LET YOURSELF BE OK?

Dear Priceless Girl, What if the kindest thing you could ever do for YOURSELF is to simply LET YOURSELF be happy, to LET YOURSELF enjoy your life, to LET YOURSELF be who you are, to LET YOURSELF BE. Instead of beating yourself up over every decision, every flaw,...

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Generosity is a Curious Thing

Dear generous girl, Do you remember being 4 or 5 years old and seeing a friend with a new toy? Chances are you felt a little jealousy, a little resentment, maybe even a little hurt that YOU didn't have a new toy. Somewhere along the way when growing from a child to...

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What if the purpose of life was to experience JOY?

  Dear Overwhelmed Girl, What if the purpose of life was to experience JOY? Just think about it for a minute. What if it really was?? What would you need to let go, and what would you need to cling to tighter? Well, life IS supposed to be joyful, and it can...

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Don’t hold yourself back anymore…take the leap

Dear Striving Girl, Sometimes you just have to jump. We can make a million excuses for why we aren't ready...why it isn't the right time...why we aren't up to the challenge...why we don't have time or what it takes. But really....all we need to do is take the first...

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What is it that makes it so hard to let go?

Dear Deserving Girl, What is it about forgiveness that is so difficult, even though holding a grudge or holding on to hurt or holding yucky old memories makes us feel so rotten. What is it that makes it so hard to let go? Forgiving someone does not mean that you...

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If You Find Yourself Starting Over Again…

Dear Starting Again Girl, Just about anyone who has done anything amazing or worthwhile had to decide to get back up and start over, again and again, because those people made mistakes, slipped up, got lazy or distracted and had to get back on track. So if you find...

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Please Evaluate Your Time, Lovely

Dear Choosing Girl, There are lots of reasons that we waste minutes and hours of our precious days....reasons that we steal time from the things we want the most....from the places where we are truly needed...the places where we will find the most happiness...the...

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