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Are you in the club no one wants to join?

This is a loaded topic for me and mannnnny others, but today I want to talk about something that came up recently regarding family who doesn't 'get it' in understanding the complexities and challenges of our lives after combat. This is a sore topic with me … [Read More...]

Attorney offers help for military and veterans

I'm sorry I've been absent for a little while as a result of my sabbatical, but this email and offer to help came in and I wanted to make sure I passed it along to my readers. Based on his qualifications, I feel he and his law firm would be a valuable asset to … [Read More...]

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The longest goodbye?

This week I am at a writer's workshop and had all intentions of going all gung-ho on writing my book, but something has me so unsettled that I had to break free from the formality of writing my manuscript in order to tell you about it. It's really weighing … [Read More...]

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Meet Mark Brogan (VIDEO) – Explaining TBI

Today I am going to share a very candid and honest video which was recorded by Mark Brogan.  Mark and his wife Sunny are champions for everything they have been through, which they have continued to do for almost five years.  They bring a human element to the topic of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and […]

Taking control of your life one list at a time

There was a time in my life that my “to-do” list easily fit in my memory bank.  I was blessed with a talent for having a near-photographic memory.  I could remember phone numbers, dates, details, and names even after the information became obsolete.  To this day I remember my childhood phone number, my elementary school […]

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Essential Oils for Cleaning and Aromatherapy: Ten best uses in your home

In the spirit of this month’s RD edition of “13 Things Your Housecleaner Won’t Tell You” I am sharing more secrets with my blog readers.  You won’t read these tips in Reader’s Digest! I rounded up some of the most popular scents in my essential oil stash, most noted for their aromatic and cleaning benefits, […]

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Dr. Phil changes name of show but offers no apology

I really try to be optimistic, find the bright side of things, but I am having a really difficult time accepting this blog entry published today by Dr. Phil. If you didn’t know, last week he aired an episode titled “From Heroes to Monsters?” and all hell broke loose in the military community. Just the […]

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Welcome to my new-and-improved blog: New Name, New Look, New Content!

I am pretty excited to share this news! A lot of hard work has gone on behind the scenes over the last couple of weeks, but it was long overdue. After years of playing around with where I wanted to go with the content, I’ve finally settled on where I belong in the blogosphere and where […]

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15 Jobs I’d Like to Try Someday

I am on the heels of finding a new direction in my life and, in doing so, was contemplating where I’ve been. I need a paying job right now, but not just any kind of job. I want a job that fulfills my passion and desires! I know in my heart I am a passion […]

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How I am decluttering my schedule to live my desired life

“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to’.” ―Lao Tzu (Torrey’s Note: I hope that after reading this post, you’ll think less about the ‘right time’ and the ‘right things’ and think more about the best feelings. And perhaps (just perhaps) you’ll think about what a […]