2017 Jahresrückblick/Looking back

About two hours until 2018 here in California- time to look back! Oh 2017, it’s been a year. Rollercoaster of a year. I can’t quite remember a year where there had been such lows but also such highs. To an extent 2017 was one of the most challenging and most difficult years of my life,…

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Autumn equinox and why I care

“Life starts all over again when it get’s crisp in the fall.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald Full disclosure that as a child I didn’t particularly care about fall. It only meant shorter, colder days and back to school. I am a June baby so that’s where it’s been for me most of my life – looking…

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Inspiration of the day: “Stronger because you had to be!”

“I’m stronger because I had to be, I’m smarter because of my mistakes, happier because of the sadness I’ve known, and now wiser because I learned.” -Curiano  It’s ok to be like a glow stick, because sometimes you have to break before you can shine! From there you can start your comeback. You stop asking…

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Inspiration of the day: “Happiness discovered by chance”

“If you want to be happy, you have to be happy on purpose. When you wake up, you can’t just wait to see what kind of day you’ll have. You have to decide what kind of day you’ll have” -Joel  Osteen Happiness is achieved when you stop waiting for it and make the most out…

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Inspiration of the day: “Every end is a new beginning” 

“And suddenly you just know it’s time to start something new and trust the magic of new beginnings!” Because “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” -Eleanor Roosevelt  (There is something about new beginnings, they are like fire and ice, like a crisp fall morning. There will be the day when you…

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Inspiration of the day: “Sometimes the best thing you can do, you have to learn for yourself”

Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think, not wonder, not imagine, not obsess. Just breathe and have faith that everything  will work out for the best. -Unknown You’ve always had the power my dear, you just had to learn if for yourself. -The Wizard of Oz  (Picture of my newly unwrapped Dubai…

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Inspiration of the day: “There is no other life but this”

“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunity and look towards another island. There is no other land. There is no other life but this!” – Henry David Thoreau 

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Inspiration of the day: “Daughter of the forest” 

“You will find the way, Daughter of the forest. Through grief and pain, through many trials, through … loss, your feet will walk a straight path.” – From the Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier

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