Gratituesday 9.24.19 – Just tired

Gratituesday 9.24.19 – Just tired

I have to be honest and say that I'm tired. I really don't have much to share, or perhaps I cannot find the words to express. Yeah, I'm just tired. The fall is a busy time for me, and since I work in feast or famine industries it's difficult to say no. With a constant...

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Gratituesday 9.10.19 – Let it Go!

Gratituesday 9.10.19 – Let it Go!

I always write my Weekly Lists before the blog post introduction. My final DESIRE was originally - To let go of the disappointment that others rarely give as much as I do, but to keep giving anyway! Yes, I did start singing the song from Frozen. Then I quickly stopped...

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Gratituesday 9.3.19 – Ready and Waiting

Gratituesday 9.3.19 – Ready and Waiting

My life is all about being ready...ready and waiting. In the past it was Atlanta traffic and being on hold for acting gigs. Now in New York, it's all about subway delays and waiting for responses from wedding couples. And we cannot forget about the huge disaster that...

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Gratituesday 8.27.19 – Transition into Adulthood

Gratituesday 8.27.19 – Transition into Adulthood

One of my high school classmates posted a book on Facebook about guiding teenage girls as they transition into adulthood. It's called Untangled by Lisa Damour, a clinical psychologist out of Ohio. I have a rather quiet week, and I need to catch up on expanding my...

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Zen Weddings: Creating Expectations

Zen Weddings: Creating Expectations

Staying Zen before the Wedding: Creating Expectations Before each and every counseling session, I ask my couples for an agenda of what they may want to cover. Usually they pick one of The Big Issues off the list, but sometimes they go rogue. In a recent counseling...

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Gratituesday 8.13.19 – Weekly Lists, a History

Gratituesday 8.13.19 – Weekly Lists, a History

It's hard to believe that I have been writing and posting my gratitude list for SEVEN years now. My weekly lists have quite a history! In 2013, on the suggestion of Amy Banks, I added the list of celebrations and originally a To-do list. And the tasks shifted to...

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Gratituesday 8.6.19 – Make it!

Gratituesday 8.6.19 – Make it!

Last month was Plastic-free July. I have abstained from lots of things that I could not easily or cheaply find NOT wrapped in plastic. So if I wanted a it, I had to make it! So I've made hair gel using flax seeds, toothpaste using coconut oil and baking powder and...

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Gratituesday 7.30.19 – Make Me Stronger

Gratituesday 7.30.19 – Make Me Stronger

In the words of the poet, Kanye West... "N-now th-that that don't kill me Can only make me stronger I need you to hurry up now 'Cause I can't wait much longer..." I have seen such adversity lately, that I really don't know how I've managed to get through the day. But...

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Gratitudesday 7.16.19 – Daily Challenges

Gratitudesday 7.16.19 – Daily Challenges

This week has been full of daily challenges. I'm not talking about my regular issues, and there HAVE been lots of that this week. I am talking about a number of tasks that I am attempting to do in a relatively large number of topics. So not only am I trying for my...

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Gratituesday 7.2.19 – Wrapped in Plastic

Gratituesday 7.2.19 – Wrapped in Plastic

Grocery shopping used to be so easy. Now decisions on what to buy are made largely around what's wrapped in plastic, and what's not. It used to be an easy drive to the market, grab anything off the shelves that looked good and was in budget, bag it up and then drive...

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