Traveling Through Life

The Universe is always speaking to us... sending us little messages, causing coincidences and serendipities, reminding us to stop, look around, to believe in something more, something else." -Unknown I sipped my Belgian wheat beer, or "Weiss" beer as I'd been trained to say during my six days in Germany just before, and savored the malty …

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Choosing Happiness

You are in charge of how you react to the people and events in your life. You can either give negativity power over your life or you can choose happiness instead." - Anais Nin I slid my car into a makeshift parking spot -- the lot was completely full for a Saturday -- and glanced …

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Summer Blog Series: Using Your Story to Propel You Forward

Enlightenment is growing all the time. It is not something that happens once and is then complete." -Rhich Nhat Hanh A million steps backwards -- that's what it felt like. I sat in my Chicago hotel room, picking at the room-service Caesar salad. My appetite had all but diminished the past two days, my mind …

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