Spreading Cheer: Lonely Bouquet Day

Today is International Lonely Bouquet Day. That means, today, you should just consider spreading some cheer through a simple task: Leaving a bouquet of flowers somewhere randomly for another person to find.

I heard about the day of cheer through a call at work, a woman locally was participating and wanted to let us know about the day’s international recognition. I ended up writing this story…

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If you don’t like something in your life, fix it. It’s that simple. tumblr_n7qk4h9W881r8c4cyo1_500

Though many of my posts are based on focusing on the good, and finding the good in every day, some things  can not simply become better with wishful thinking.

For example:

1. You can’t wish for a better job. You have to work for it.

2. You can’t wish for a better body. You have to work for it.

And these are just two examples of…

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Don’t forget to do nothing

If you’re anything like me, the best word to describe your life is busy.

Wake up, walk the dog, go to work, attend 70,000 meetings, go to the gym, cook dinner, start work for job number two, sleep, repeat.

No matter what your daily schedule is like, whether it’s juggling the kids’ practices and schoolwork, trying to maintain a social life or just trying to make it through the work day, there’s…

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Life: Letting go of what you can’t change

“One of the happiest moments in life is when you find the courage to let go of what you can’t change.”

I stumbled across this phrase on Pinterest this morning, in the midst of taking a few moments to relax and reevaluate the things that have been driving me crazy lately.

b92feb30a3b191c18e153a7756200044It’s this phrase that made me realize that all of the things that are weighing me down right now are all things that I can’t…

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Music to my ears

I haven’t posted about what I’m listening to lately, have I? Well, you can listen to my latest Spotify playlist here.

1. Devil’s Backbone, The Civil Wars

2. Black & Blue, Ingrid Michaelson

3. Stupid Grin, Dragonette

4. People Change, Wildlife Control

5. Without You Now, Jon McLaughlin

6. Ghosts, The Head and The Heart

7. Burns the World to Gold, Wesley Blaylock

8. Dirty Paws, Of Monsters and Men

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Hiking Indiana County (and beyond)

Indiana County and the surrounding areas are filled with trails — Indiana County alone with 46 miles of beautiful paths that connect many of the towns within it.

The trails pass through not only scenic, but historic areas within the county. These include Eliza Furnace in Vintondale as well as historic communities along the way.

In the coming months, I’ll be hiking all of the trails that the…

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13 Jan 14 at 7 pm

Positive Energy

Have you noticed how much positive energy can affect your life?

Being surrounded by positive energy…

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Positive EnergyHave you noticed how much positive energy can affect your life?
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I’m going to gradually be moving all of my posts from my photography portfolio to this site. Starting now.

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