Soul searching …

  Some days I am just trying to find the real me, my core… my soul.  Soul searching… every now and then it seems the two worlds collide leaving me lost, forgetting who I am and why I am here. Just for a moment I was here and then gone, as if there never was

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Life Events

  The dictionary defines a Life Event as the following: noun. A major event that changes a person’s status or circumstances, such as giving birth, marriage, divorce, death of spouse, loss of job. Life events are very often discussed in terms of stress. I’ve managed to live through most of these events in the recent

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Courage

  Courage… it started with a song. I’ve been listening to Darling Arithmetic by Villagers, among other albums during our recent deluge of snow. A Nor’easter– Winter Storm Jonas – blew through the eastern seaboard like no other I’ve seen in my lifetime, dropping 32 inches of snow in 24 hours in our little town.

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The Importance of Goodbye

  Saying goodbye is something we do on a daily basis. The Oxford Dictionary defines goodbye as “an exclamation to express good wishes when parting or at the end of a conversation.” So many words meaning the same thing… goodbye, safe journey, farewell, adieu, au revoir, ciao, auf wiedersehen, adios, sayonara, bye, bye-bye, so long,

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Random Thoughts

It started with a song… that song was you. I generally try not to dwell on the sad things that happen in life, but there are certain times that I think of nothing else. This time of the year is always that way for me. It starts with the holidays and by the time everyone

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listen…

  It started with a song… listen. ; Open your mind and your heart, breathe in what others are saying to you, with a look, a touch, a sob and yes even words!   Listen to the music that is your life, involve your senses and take it all in. You may be surprised at what

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Music and Medicine

  It started with a song… yes it really did. A song that can help you remember, allow you to heal, relieve your stress and soothe your pain –both emotional and physical. Amazingly, music can do all of this for us, however, we almost never see it in this light. Most of us listen to

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Reality

  It started with a tweet, and a status update, a message, an email, words…. it doesn’t matter how, just that it happened. One person, then two, then more, spewing hatred on an unsuspecting soul and the world changed once again. This evening I got to witness this again and my anger towards this trend

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One Year Later…

It started with a song… one year ago today! One entire year of life and all of the experiences to go along with it, and I am still here to write about it! Honestly, if you had asked me what I would write on the anniversary of my first blog post in October of last

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