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Feel 2018: The Importance of Feeling and Processing Negative Emotions

If you read my last post then you know that I picked the word, feel, to focus on throughout 2018.  I’m a little over one week into this year and I’ve already had a lot of insights come to me as I’ve tried to be curious and get to know my emotional state better and what...
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2018 Word of the Year: Feel

Sorry for the silence on my blog!  I have been M.I.A. for the past couple months.  I built a dollhouse for my daughter for Christmas and that project occupied all of my free time during most of November and December.  I learned a lot from that project so maybe I’ll write a post about it...
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Growing Pains: Why is Personal Growth so Hard?

Personal growth can be really exciting and fun and enlightening and freeing and peaceful. I have seen a lot of that side. I love that side.   But I have also seen a lot of the other side – the side that is painful and agonizing and laborious and difficult. The side that leaves me...
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Turn on Your Flashlight: Don’t Shrink.

Photo by Dino Reichmuth on Unsplash   I was just reading my scriptures and these verses stood out to me because of the thoughts that are currently going through my mind (*side note… I love it when I have scripture study moments like these…where what I am reading is exactly what I needed to read at that moment)…   1...
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It’s Not About Me: Self-Care and Service

  I’ve been thinking about self-care and service a lot lately. I’ve been trying to figure out how they go together and why we need both of them. In thinking about this, I have been a little confused about the “give, give, give. Give your all in service to others” concept. To me that kind...
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What is this blog about, anyway?

*image   So for all of my avid readers (ahem… me, myself, and I), I wanted to explain what this blog is anyway. Haha.    So at the beginning of May, we had a Relief Society activity. It was a “life organization conference.” I was asked to present about my morning routine. I have been...
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Moon Thoughts: Reflecting the Light of the Son/Sun

Going along with the Lunar Abundance practice that I talked about on my last post, I wanted to share some thoughts that I have had about the Moon over the past few weeks.    My birthday was a few weeks ago and my husband gave me this pretty necklace as a gift.     It is...
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Moon Thoughts: Lunar Abundance Practice

*image   A few months ago, my friend Heather recommended this podcast episode to me.  On this podcast, I was introduced to Ezzie Spencer, her thoughts about the moon, and her Lunar Abundance practice.  I was fascinated by what was shared on this podcast episode and was really drawn to learning more. On Ezzie’s website, she says  “Lunar...
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Wondering About a Stranger

*image   Here are some thoughts that I had (spurred by something that a sister shared) during our Relief Society lesson today…   One of the sisters shared a brief story about how about a decade ago, her brother was in the news – and not in a good way. I think he was in...
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