Posts Tagged ‘happiness’

Hit Me With Your Best Shot!

Put up your dukes, let’s get down to it.  Does life for me always have to be a fight?  With my birthday just having passed, I look back not only over this last year, but over my life.  As a young child I fought to keep it together when I was treated terribly, picked last…

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There's No Place Like Home….

I remember many years ago saying to my fav paisano shrink, “one day I’ll realize I’ve been wearing the ruby slippers.  I’ve had the power all along.”  He concurred.  Today, I glance down and still just see the french pedi and messed up feet from all my surgeries.  I spy flip flops, but no ruby…

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It's Not Personal, Sonny….

According to Don Miguel Ruiz and the Toltecs, never take anything personally is agreement number two.  This one is my biggest struggle.  It has taken me all these years to finally be able to laugh at myself, but I have the hardest time separating someone’s actions from me.  According to “The Four Agreements” (“the book”…

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I'm Blocking!

I’m sitting here in front of my blank page waiting for words with which I will spew forth and impress.  Where is my inspiration?  Why don’t I have anything to say to all of you.  If you knew me, you would be shocked at my loss for words.  So what’s my problem? I am a…

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All The Shrinks I've Loved Before

In the spring of 1996, I buckled my two and four-year old boys into my Ford Aerostar and headed to Nashville from Atlanta. My grandmother was visiting her sick brother who was being cared for by his daughter, my beloved cousin, Christine. It was a great chance for my boys and I to visit with…

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