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Getting Back to Fiction

April 19, 2017 I have learned from first-hand experience that writing is indeed a muscle. The more you do it, the easier it becomes. Alternatively, when you get away from writing -- well -- it (like exercise) becomes quite difficult to pick back up. I wrote my first book, Marianna Mestre: Nothing’s As It Seems (Volume 1), and published it exactly… Continue reading Getting Back to Fiction

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Finding Your Passion

Finding Your Passion. . . Say what? How new-agey. What an esoteric and obscure phrase---finding your passion. You may have clicked this posting just to find out what the heck I mean by this? Do I mean, discovering your life purpose? Do I mean, figuring out what you want to do for a living? Maybe, I… Continue reading Finding Your Passion

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Movies and Scenes that Inspire

Looking for a good flick to watch---one that will move you to tears, inspire you, and make you feel uplifted?  Each of the following movie clips were selected for its pertinent message.  I hope that you will check out the movies (if you haven't already) or -- at the very least -- watch the clips below.… Continue reading Movies and Scenes that Inspire

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52 Weeks of Healthy Habits

Listed below are 52 Healthy Habits. The idea is to practice ONE Healthy Habit a week by building it into your daily routine. Then, you are to add another Healthy Habit the next week, and then another the next . . .

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How My Life Perspective Changed at a Gas Station

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I Have a Confession. My name is Kristin and I, among other things, am a WRITER.  I write because I love it; I write because it is my thing—what I’ve done since I was a child; and I write because it’s what I think I’m on this earth to do.… Continue reading How My Life Perspective Changed at a Gas Station

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G is for Gratitude

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”                                      - Oprah Winfrey   There is a funny thing about gratitude—the more you are grateful, the more you will be given things to be grateful for. It may sound… Continue reading G is for Gratitude

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Bright Light Living Was My A-ha Moment

Bright Light Living is about my a-ha moment. Sometimes you can hear or see something repeatedly, but it just doesn’t register – I mean truly register – until you are ready to receive its true, impactful meaning . . . I am a middle child who lived a middle-class type of life. My mother raised… Continue reading Bright Light Living Was My A-ha Moment

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How to Tap Into Your Creativity

      I often say that it is a shame that we have to grow up. Children live and breathe creativity. They play, explore, and are curious about the world. Unfortunately, as we get older life gets hectic and we eventually lose our sense of imagination and innovation. Use these tips to tap into… Continue reading How to Tap Into Your Creativity