go hug someone

  sophie taught me an important lesson this week – hug someone you love.  why, you ask?  because you don’t every really know what they’re going through, and honestly, a hug benefits everyone whether they need it or not. I was having a stressful day…

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looking for quiet space

despite what I thought when I was a pre-teen, the world is much more chaotic and demanding now than it was when I was a budding, moody teenager. with all of life’s demands and responsibilities, it’s hard to find the time to decompress and recharge….

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create your consistency

  life is never consistent. or at least, not all things in life are consistent at once. when everything is going well with most things, there’s always one thing that isn’t up to par. but, with careful consideration and organization, you can create your own…

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look them in the eye

ever notice how often people do or don’t look you into the eye? I find it interesting to observe how much a person does, and more importantly, how much I do. the more I keep eye contact, the better I think the conversation goes. of…

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a little comfort goes a long way

  recently, I haven’t been feeling that well. much to my happy surprise, sophie has cued into these feelings and has become such a love for me. she’s started insisting that she either sit very close to me, on me, or against me at nearly…

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