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“F” words to pay attention to…..

Today will be “F” Faith, Forgiveness I saw a great license plate on a car recently-“Phase II”; it made me think about what phase of my life I thought I was in. I look at phases just as the realization of goals. We all have our “stepping stones” to that ideal life we keep in… Read More “F” words to pay attention to…..

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Environmental controls…

Today is going to be an “A” day…                 Ambiance, Aura, Atmosphere Sometimes it becomes quite apparent to me that Cari-Land may not be in the same place where everyone else is.  I try to maintain a very positive “bubble”;like my own little positive terrarium!  (I see myself in this place of calm, a place… Read More Environmental controls…

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Get Hysterical!!!

Hysteria….                 An uncontrollable outburst of emotion Get hysterical about yourself, then share the excitement!  For years I would jokingly (LOL!) say “I’m not conceited, I’m convinced”. But it’s true-I am my biggest fan.  I am (usually) the first to share when “it’s a great day to be Cari”, LOVE to gloat when I have… Read More Get Hysterical!!!

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Following is an article I re-read whenever I feel I am losing my perspective and need to be redirected back….

“Never time to sweat the smaller things” Deborah Fineblum Raub, Boston Metro Newspaper Winter 2003   The Tuesday night commute began like any other. The 5:40 bound for Providence, with it’s cargo of 1300 weary and home-bound souls, had pulled out of South Station more or less on time. But within minutes, the train slowed… Read More Following is an article I re-read whenever I feel I am losing my perspective and need to be redirected back….

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Get an Attitude!!!

Everyone’s heard the saying “set up to fail”, why can’t we be “set up to succeed”?  We all have the ability to redirect our efforts from seemingly certain failure to succeed.  Doing nothing (or the same thing over and over), changes nothing.  Sometimes change is necessary (have I mentioned my feelings on change?) to move… Read More Get an Attitude!!!

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You Can Call Me Sunshine…

I think I’m a hippie. I am not using this term with any disrespect.  I imagine hippes to be very calm, likeable, un-selfish and open minded people.  Ok, so I’m a little high strung, I am likeable and well, there is that whole not accepting change thing…. hmm am I off here? I do get… Read More You Can Call Me Sunshine…

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Don’t Get Caught!!

Another challenge to start now (no time like the present!) and continue throughout 2013 “It’s better to give than to receive”…….. Take it a step further by giving in secret. It doesn’t have to be an elaborate, expensive gift; just a sincere expression of your appreciation, or maybe encouragement. I am thinking a note put together… Read More Don’t Get Caught!!