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Chasing Dreams and Running from Nightmares

I've had my share of nightmares. We all have. The easy route is to run from them with fear-fed endurance. In fact, if running from...

Girls Weekend Getaways

  When you and your girlfriends haven't had a ladies weekend in a while, it's a tantalizing prospect.  Get away from home for the weekend,...
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4 Alternatives to Paying for Accommodation

It’s never been so easy to travel! With the advent of internet and smartphones we have all the information we need at our fingertips....

Daring Stupidly: Pay Attention!

(Note: Part 2 of a series exploring my reaction to “ Daring Greatly ” by Brene Brown, and how vulnerability and shame get in the...
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Keeping that Vacation Feeling Alive

Keeping that Vacation Feeling Alive We have returned home from a month abroad and while a month is not a great deal of time, it...

The Best Vacation Spots for Getting Away and Unwinding

Most of us work too hard. We have become so engrossed in paying bills and buying the things that we want to worry about...

5 Tips For More Mindful Travel

No matter how much or how little you travel, a trip is always easier when you show up prepared. When traveling, things will be obviously new and...
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5 Crucial Lessons Every Woman Should Know

No matter how busy a woman is, she should know these five important things to have a fulfilling life. We live life in a hurry...

10 Great Hostess Gifts

Custom and etiquette dictate that you should never show up empty-handed to a party or gathering.  Even if you ask the hostess what you...
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Book Club-Author as Lion Tamer: The Exiles and The Interestings

Allison Lynn’s inspired, new novel The Exiles touches on many juicy themes that make it a fabulous summer read – BIG secrets that mates...