Monthly Archives: September 2014

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    Avoiding Disappointment

    Posted on September 30, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    I got to thinking about disappointment. There’s always going to be disappointment in life. I’ve always been one of those people who tries to hide from disappointment. I love the ABC Family show,¬†Greek. In it, the character of Cappie says: “The first rule of avoiding disappointment… lower your expectations.” Is he right? Should we set […]

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    People-pleasing

    Posted on September 25, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    I got to thinking about people-pleasing. How often do you seek others’ approval? Do you think it matters what other people think? Don’t think for a second that this is attainable. You cannot please everyone. That would take all your strength. Just try to please yourself. At the end of the day, you have to […]

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    Cambodia

    Posted on September 18, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    I got to thinking about Cambodia. I was lucky enough to visit this beautiful, friendly country this summer. I truly think it’s a hidden gem that deserves a greater reputation than merely housing the world’s most beautiful, still-active temple: Angkor Wat. The Khmer people of Cambodia are accommodating, genuine, and truly happy, despite not having […]

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    Standing still is hard

    Posted on September 15, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    I got to thinking about standing still. There’s nothing that makes you complete. You are empty. You are frozen. You are worthless. And then you take a step… maybe a step in the wrong direction, but a step, no less. And that’s when everything changes. Humans cannot stand still. We cannot live incomplete, useless lives. […]

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  • The Soul Mate Belief

    Posted on September 9, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    I got to thinking about soul mates. Do you believe? Should you believe? I’m under the romantic notion that soul mates, do, indeed, exist. Is there a perfect person out there for you? Do they complete you in ways that you cannot complete yourself? And how does it work? How do you find that person? […]

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    Happiness does NOT = money

    Posted on September 3, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Please read this. I thoroughly enjoyed it! #3 rang true to me. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/13-worst-mistakes-people-20s-202651698.html Happiness is kayaking in Ha Long Bay…

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