Monthly Archives: May 2012

#30: Become CPR/AED certified

My mom is an incredible woman. Among the many very wise things she did as a parent was infuse the spirit of caring, compassion, and volunteerism in my sister and I – through her words and her actions. Growing up, … Continue reading

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Talk about ‘sunny side up’

I am always genuinely flattered and sincerely honored when people think of me, then take action to share the experience with me.  From a quick note saying, “Hey, I read this article and thought you might be interested in it, … Continue reading

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#45: Go to Art A Whirl

One of the things I really like and genuinely appreciate about the city in which I live is how culturally vibrant it is. For example, the metro boasts 14 theater houses – and even if not all of them are … Continue reading

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#16: Ride a horse

(Warning: This is quite a lengthy post. If you don’t have the time/energy/interest to read all of this, feel free to skip to the end and simply view the picture slide show – I won’t be offended. :) However, if … Continue reading

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The space between extremes

Growing up, I was an all-or-nothing type of thinker.  Like many kids, I had a very black-or-white, in-or-out, this-or-that, put-every-item-in-a-single-category type of mentality.  As an undergraduate student in psychology, I learned that this model of thinking is actually very normal … Continue reading

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A spirited smile

Monday mornings can be rather rushed for me.  (And I’m guessing for many other people as well.)  Scrambling to liberate my email inbox from the glut of messages that somehow got stuffed inside it over the weekend, on Mondays I … Continue reading

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#50: Take a yoga class at Core Power

It’s interesting how opinions and perspectives can change as we continue down the path of Life.  Several years ago a friend of mine was in training to become a yoga teacher.  As she described various aspects of her education program … Continue reading

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The signs say…

This morning as I was walking in to work, I saw a new downtown billboard: I chuckled out loud at the sentiment, then saw a website beneath the bold message: Intrigued by the cheekiness of the ad, when I got … Continue reading

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#54: Attend a show at the Guthrie

We humans can be a funny breed.  Often we long for what we don’t have, instead of appreciating all that we do possess.  Indeed, sometimes we can’t even see options and opportunities that are immediately in front of us, because … Continue reading

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