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refuel your spirit How to Fuel Your Life

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The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future. – Philip Emeagwali

If you’re like me, there are some days when life feels like a grind.

Deadlines, setbacks and disappointment can zap your energy. When these days come around, it’s good to know there are a few secrets for approaching life with a more positive attitude – no matter what’s happening.…

stop worrying Sunday Inspiration #15

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Today’s Sunday Inspiration: Today begins a new week – a fresh start to do and to be whatever you want. So, rather than focusing on what could go wrong, imagine what could go right and then put your energy, passion and desire behind that.…

life''s defining moments What Makes You, You

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The closer you come to your authentic self, the simpler everything becomes. Listen to your intuition. It will tell you who you are. – Vironika Tugaleva

What makes you happy? What fulfills you in a relationship? What do you believe in?…

write your story Write Your Own Story

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Today’s Inspiration: Every day you have the opportunity to change your life. You can claim your power and write your story – your life – however you choose by making choices that resonate with your soul and fill your heart with love.…

five-electrifying-ways-to-unplug-and-actually-connect Five Ways to Unplug and Connect

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As we get past our material wants and instant gratification we connect to a deeper part of ourselves, as well as to others. – Judith Wright

I have two laptop computers, a smart phone, four email accounts, a Twitter and a Facebook profile, an iPhone 6, four television sets and a blog.…

makes you want to holler What Makes You Wanna Holler?

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Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. – Mother Teresa of Calcutta

I grew up in North Carolina, the most beautiful state in the southern United Sates.

No disrespect intended to my southern brothers and sisters, but the Tar Heel state is simply breath taking.…

the-guest-house-by-rumi The Guest House

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This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. – Rumi

In the poem, The Guest House, Rumi uses the metaphor of a house guest to create an image that each day we have the opportunity to welcome something new into our lives, even if it is unexpected.…

survival kit What is in Your Survival Kit?

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Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living. – Soren Kierkegaard

Dec. 14, 2013 – KANSAS CITY, Mo. – 21 States Under Winter Warning Today

Winter Storm Electra is spreading snow and creating dangerous road conditions from the Midwest to the Northeast this weekend.…

live life 10 Quotes to Live Life to the Fullest

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Begin at once to live and count each separate day as a separate life. – Seneca

No matter where you are in your life, the inevitable day comes where you realize that you’re not where you want to be. Falling into a rut can be a hard thing to break out of, but sometimes all you need is a little push!…