Tag Archives: Happiness

6 Months of Silence

One of the largest points of self realization that I have come to accept is that I sometimes bite off more than I can chew. What sometimes seems like a minor side project, or a great idea, turns into a time suck that eventually falls by the wayside to be […]

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Sand Between Our Toes

As I sit here and finally put together one more dedication (read: plea) with regards to our entry into the Marriott Resorts Beach Blogger contest, I really am excited at the possibility of being selected for this wonderful vacation, but also very much reminded of how much we really need […]

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July 1: The Necessity of Pushing Yourself Outside Your Comfort Zone

And here we have it.  The last and final installment of the series.  The last wise and sage bit of motivation and inspirational knowledge I get to impart for this series. Some have asked me why I went with 31 days when June clearly only has 30 days.  While a […]

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June 18: Create a Bucket List

This is a guest post by fellow blogger-extrordinaire Elle Swim.  She writes a Bucket List blog, so this is kind of her specialty. Do you ever feel like your days are slipping away from you?  Do you ever wish that you accomplished more over the weekend or wonder where the […]

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June 16: Stop Making Excuses and Achieve Greatness

Seriously, knock it off. All too often in life, we find ourselves making excuses for ourselves.  We are afraid to take risks.  We are scared of the unknown.  We are afraid to step outside of what is comfortable to us.  We are afraid to leave what is safe. We are […]

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June 15: Sell Your Crap

Yup, you heard me. Those excess shelves of random stuff you have in your garage. All the miscellaneous boxes in your attic. That part of the closet of clothes you never touch. Sell it! Have a yard sale. List it on Craigslist. Hell, give it away. “It’s not the daily […]

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My Team Cocktail and Pineapple Mojito Addiction

This is a syndication of a guest blog I wrote for Team Cocktail.  Original article can be found here. Lets get these 2 simple facts out of the way right up front. Fact 1: Team Cocktail is a bad influence and will drain your bank account. Fact 2: You will […]

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June 13: Be Kind, Rewind

The famous words from 1990s advertising, pleading customers of video rental establishments to rewind their VHS tapes before returning them to the store, thus saving rental stores and subsequent customers from spending time to check and rewind every VHS tape. Just think, back in the 90’s, the act of rewinding […]

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June 11: Blow Off Work

Work is just another 4 letter word. Sometimes you HATE it. Sometimes you LOVE it. But in the end, it is still WORK. We dedicate so much of our lives to making that paycheck, working 40-50-60 hour weeks, with time away from family and friends.  Planning vacations is fun, but […]

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June 4: Hit the Road, Jack!

You heard me.  Leave. Scram. Go. Get in your car, and go.  Drive.  Pick a destination.  200 miles away or 20 miles away.  The distance does not matter.  Hell, the final destination does not matter.  The journey is the true destination of a road trip. Do not set a timeframe, […]

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