Do You Want To Be Perfect?

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Today is Day 6 of a 7 Days to Rediscovering Your Blogging Groove on Write Tribe. Today we ask a question. My question to you is: Do You Want To Be Perfect? I think somewhere down the line we all buy into a myth, sold to us by people who are miserable. In overt or […]

Getting Waisted by Monica Parker

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Monica Parker’s Getting Waisted: A Survival Guide to Being Fat in a Society That Loves Thin found me via NetGalley!  And I’m happy to do this review in exchange for reading a wonderful book. This is a  memoir, taking readers  back to the time before she was born and seems to suggest that she was pre-destined to […]

Don’t Take Anything Personally

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Age and maturity are not necessarily synonymous with each other. I know that from my own responses to events in my life and more importantly, to the words and opinions that I receive. It’s easy to take the words and opinions of people at face value and get hurt or troubled by them.  I know […]

To My Inner Critic

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I have something to tell you, my inner critic -I have given you a name. I call you Cassius – after the character in Shakespeare’s, Julius Caesar. Why? Because Cassius had a major role in getting Brutus to kill Caesar. That’s exactly the role you’ve been playing in my life. You keep encouraging me to […]

Holding Ourselves In Balance

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7x7x7x7 Writing Prompt – Holding Ourselves In Balance In everyday life, then, we must hold ourselves in balance, choosing wisely. We must learn how to live for ourselves, while being available for others. Unless we take care of ourselves, we can never truly give to others. How can I give you from my emptiness? How […]

100 Words On Saturday 6

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Introduced in February 2013 – an invitation, a prompt, a linky. Write exactly a 100 words on the prompt and publish it on your blog – a story, a poem, a mini-essay. The linky will be open right up to next Friday, after which I will have a new prompt and a fresh linky. 100 […]

Love Yourself

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A few days ago, I went to a party hosted by a friend. My friend works with a company which is into multi-level-marketing of cosmetic products. As part of their business model, a group of ladies are invited for a get together. The agenda of the meeting is fun and business. So, along with some […]