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What To Do When Holidays Hurt

What To Do When Holidays Hurt

    HOLIDAYS CAN HURT Twenty-two years later, holidays still hurt. Close friends invited us for dinner last week. The invitation warmed our hearts because both friends are teachers. If you are a teacher, you understand how exhausted you are by Friday,...

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7 Reasons to Smile

7 Reasons to Smile

7 Reasons to Smile Before we dive into the seven reasons to smile and how to get inspired to smile more, let's admit there are times we DON'T FEEL LIKE SMILING! OK, I know you’ve had one …a morning when nothing goes right, and it's impossible to smile! The alarm...

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I Choose Joy…First Step

I Choose Joy…First Step

I CHOOSE JOY... FIRST STEP   What is the first step in finding more joy? Is gratitude step one, and does it lead us to joy? Or is joy first to make it easier to have gratitude? It’s like the chicken and the egg question...which came first? The egg question even...

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How to Choose Joy

How to Choose Joy

HOW TO CHOOSE JOY You mean I have to choose joy? Isn't it an automatic response like feeling happy or sad?  It's easy and FUN to be joyful when I am happy. But, it is tough to create when I'm not!   HOW TO CHOOSE JOY WHEN IT IS TOUGH Ok, I admit...lately I have...

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Happy Birthday, Bart!

Happy Birthday, Bart!

    In honor of my son's birthday, I awoke this morning teary-eyed as I faced another day without Bart. The idea came to me to write him a letter... Dear Bart, I miss you so much! As I wake up this morning thinking about you, on the one hand, my heart cries out that I...

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Breast Cancer: Shocking News!

Breast Cancer: Shocking News!

Why is breast cancer such shocking news? In this article, we explore why so many women are getting breast cancer, why it is such shocking news, and what you can change NOW to prevent this disease! We are shocked by the news that a friend or loved one has Breast...

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ABOUT Karyn

Karyn is the best-selling author of Tragedy's Treasures, a Mom Finds Hope in Grief and Loss, a freelance proofreader, wife, mother, grandmother, and breast cancer thriver. She writes and blogs to share hope and strategies for unlocking joy and meeting life’s challenges. She shares the tools which helped her move forward after losing a sixteen-year-old son in an early morning car accident, and, more recently, a breast cancer diagnosis.
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