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“Whoa Back”: Slowdown Showdown.

“Whoa Back”: Slowdown Showdown.

Slowdown Showdown is an event us racehorses ignore. However, to have endurance and finish strong, a 'whoa back' is in dire order. Today I have four questions to help you figure out how to slow down before its made for you without your consent. "She'll be coming around...

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Top 13 reasons why you need a hobby NOW!

Top 13 reasons why you need a hobby NOW!

A hobby are more than just a hobby. Have you ever gotten overwhelmed, in a funk, or frustrated about the pace of life? Who hasn’t? It’s going to happen and repercussions may bellow; however, a hobby can help quiet the roar and make you feel human again. But wait! I...

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The meaning of Christmas has to do with YOU?

The meaning of Christmas has to do with YOU?

Are you looking to have an awesome Christmas this year? A Christmas that will move you? One that has meaning behind it? I know I am. This past month I researched Christmas, that’s kind of funny to say. But I sought out answers to this holiday. After I put some of...

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What Am I Doing Wrong – when busy bites

What Am I Doing Wrong – when busy bites

Is it me, or is it true that the last six weeks of school are insanely busy? Every year I say to myself, “I can handle May and June; I’m prepared for it.” But when it hits all the neat and tidy thoughts explode into chaos. Seriously! What am I doing wrong? The answer...

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Teaching Millennials how to Work Hard – 4 Tips

Teaching Millennials how to Work Hard – 4 Tips

There have been recent conversations in our home about what it means to ‘work hard’. Different generations have different definitions, I get that, but I think we can all agree that hard work takes: - Integrity     - Sweat     - Humility    - Sacrifice When I put an...

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Secret to Survival? Creativity

Secret to Survival? Creativity

I’ll never forget the time when I was 10 years old; I reached for the flour in an overhead cupboard. My fingertips were millimeters away from the canister. One… more… bit… CRASH! I was successful in getting the flour down, but it wasn’t in the canister… it was on my...

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5 Easy Ways to Comfort Hurting People

5 Easy Ways to Comfort Hurting People

I admire people who can share openly what’s going on in their life; I’m not talking about people boasting about themselves, I’m talking about people genuinely reaching out for help. Why? Because it makes me feel human and it gives me a chance to help in some way or...

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