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What Two Bouquets of Pink Carnations Taught Me About Focus

What Two Bouquets of Pink Carnations Taught Me About Focus

Every moment in life gives you a choice: will you see the good or the bad? This story shares what I learned from a child’s gift.

Can Positivity Be Toxic? How Can You Avoid Toxic Positivity?
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Can Positivity Be Toxic? How Can You Avoid Toxic Positivity?

Is positivity the key to curing mental illness? Or does it make things worse? Read one bipolar writer’s words on the subject. | #speakingbipolar #bipolarclub #bipolar #positivity

The Immeasurable Value of the Little Things
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The Immeasurable Value of the Little Things

How a simple poem by Mary Dawson Hughes changed my life. A look at how the smallest acts can have the greatest meanings.

The People Who Are Most Generous Surprised Me
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The People Who Are Most Generous Surprised Me

It’s not always those with the most money who give more to others. Read about how a year of preparing taxes opened my eyes to the truly generous.

It’s Okay to Start Over Again
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It’s Okay to Start Over Again

Last year was a bit of a roller coaster. I left a good-paying job I’d had for several years and decided to try blogging and…