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What I Believe

Until I started blogging, I always held my thoughts fairly close to me.  In fact it took me quite awhile to start The Brighter Side of Life.  Even though I really wanted to do it, I wasn’t sure I was … Continue reading

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My Biggest Fear

I’m on Day 4 of Jeff Goins’ 15 Habits of Great Writers Challenge.  Today Jeff challenged us to publicly take a risk with our writing, such as blogging about something we’ve never told anyone.  And that’s what I’m going to … Continue reading

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Busting Out of My Comfort Zone: Hot Yoga and Writing

I’m not typically drawn to intense heat.  And I’m definitely not the person who waits anxiously for the hottest, stickiest weather of the summer.  So I’m not sure why, for some reason, I feel drawn to hot yoga right now.  But … Continue reading

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The Best Day (part 2)

“Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” ~ Joshua J. Marine In my last post I wrote about an intense personal challenge: backpacking the West Coast Trail (WCT).  Here’s the continuation. Below is a pic … Continue reading

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The Best Day (part 1)

“In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.” ~ Aaron Rose You know those rare, special moments when all seems right with the world?  When you feel absolute, pure happiness? In the past I’ve encountered such wonderful, unexpected moments … Continue reading

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