Attitude

You Have No Choice But To Be Positive

June 27, 2012
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I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.  ~ Anne Frank People sometimes ask me, “how can you be so positive?”  I will attempt an answer here.  With a caveat. A proclivity to be positive. I am not always positive.  I have my down times; and I have written […]

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It’s Only a Big Deal If You Think It Is

May 22, 2012
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Sometimes life feels hard, and we struggle through.  But some people seem to float through the hard stuff more easily than others.  I think that the difference lies in how we see our “struggles;” and in whether we see them as “big deals,” or not. “A big deal.” When I was ten, I got sick […]

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Don’t Let Your “Downs” Define Your Life

May 1, 2012
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Stuff happens in life.  Including very hard stuff.  But no matter what that stuff is, it doesn’t have to define our lives.  We can define our lives by choosing how we respond to what happens. I was reminded of this just recently. A bump. My gym is a short distance from where I live.  So […]

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Life May Be Easier Than We Think

April 24, 2012
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Life can be messy and difficult.  But often, it is simpler and easier than we think it is.  I was reminded of this just last weekend. Stairways. We had lovely weather in San Francisco last Saturday – 80 degrees, sunny, and not a cloud in the sky.  So Eric (my boyfriend) and I decided to […]

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Have Faith in the Goodness of People

February 21, 2012
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I have found that the more faith I have in the goodness of people, the happier I am.  Because my heart is more open, and I have more access to love and peace.  Plus, living like that is so much easier! New Yorkers intimidated me. When I was 21 or 22, I lived in New […]

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