Posts tagged Simple Joys
A Week in October

After a month of seeking subtlety, I've opened my arms and embraced October with a warm welcome! Fall has arrived, the final quarter of 2010 is here, and I feel ready. My intentions for September included speaking mindfully, drinking tea, practicing yoga and reading a few good books...

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Permission Granted

Tonight I'm feeling sleepy, but quite content. After spending nearly three days at the beach, I'm craving quiet time on the couch. A stack of magazines to flip through and the RHONJ season finale are sure to keep me occupied...

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Rest, Relax, Repeat

It's important to pause and evaluate a day's work, to recognize when enough action items are complete, and acknowledge when it's time to power off. Life has been clicking away at a beautiful pace lately, and I feel fortunate to have stimulating projects to work on in my career at the office and in my web work at home...

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A Summery Thought

Since writing about my craving for cooler temperatures, I've received hints to appreciate the seasons as they are. I invite you to soak up summer along with me. Nosh on fresh fruit, go for a late-night walk, relax by the pool, make homemade ice cream, pick up flowers from the farmer's market, grill out with friends, and cherish the sun's warmth on your back...

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Creative Weekend To-Do List

Happy Weekend friends! Hope you're staying cool and refreshed in this hot summer heat. I've enjoyed a short work week, but am still very excited about the Saturday and Sunday ahead. It's been a long time since I have gone away on vacation and I've forgotten how jarring it is to come back to a busy desk and dirty home...

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Happy Valentine's Day!

Hello gorgeous friends. I want to wish you a fabulous Valentine's Day. Take time out to nurture yourself and those you care about. Enjoy a restful nap, relax by the fire, read a book, soak in a hot bath. Smell the roses, nibble some chocolate. Find peace in your heart and joy in your soul. Know that love is all around you and it always wins...

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Everyday Sunshine

When the middle of the week hits, I sometimes find it hard to break through the grind. Two things that really help me are enjoying small treats and having creative projects to look work on. There are a number of things that make me smile even on my cloudiest days—here are a few...

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Simplify the Extras

We process information from the moment we wake up, to the time we go to bed. Whether we realize it or not, we soak up everything we encounter. The change in seasons is a good time to consider all you take in on a daily basis—here are a few small adjustments I am making to simplify my extras.

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Keep Words of Wisdom Close

A few days ago I was in a weird mood. Sitting in my cubicle at work, I wished for some sort of divine inspiration to sweep over me so I could have a great afternoon and power through the rest of my day. I found a card from my Aunt, one of my favorite people in the whole world. The words inside remain as meaningful today as they were then...

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