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Appreciating What We Have at this Moment

So, yesterday and today is focused on helping those who maybe are struggling (donate to a local food pantry or shelter) and take a moment to appreciate what you have at this moment. For many of us, 2020 has challenged us to reconsider those things we prioritized in our past (for example, I used to… Continue reading Appreciating What We Have at this Moment

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Daze of Gratitude

I am a few days behind in my 30 Day Gratitude Challenge because I have been making more of an effort to stay off my phone and computer to focus on family and self care. As I help my mom and son navigate through their grief, while working through my own stages of grief over… Continue reading Daze of Gratitude

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5280 Wine Tasting with The Mandy Connell Show (And Some Costco Options to Consider)

As we grapple with the latest 2020 has offered up to us, many of us are finding our holiday plans altered or even canceled. Even if your family gathering may not be quite the same as it has been in past years, it can still be a time for celebration, gratitude, good food, and of… Continue reading 5280 Wine Tasting with The Mandy Connell Show (And Some Costco Options to Consider)

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Day 1: What is Going Right About Your Health?

With the Corona virus causing so much fear, pain, suffering, and loss, it may be hard to acknowledge the positive aspects about our health, especially if you are recovering from the virus. For me, considering I don't think I have had this particular virus, I am grateful for my sustained good health. I have not… Continue reading Day 1: What is Going Right About Your Health?