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A Time for a Positive Focus

In grade school we learned that Thanksgiving originally started as a feast to celebrate a harvest but did you know that we have Abraham Lincoln to thank for making Thanksgiving a federal holiday in 1863? Lincoln proclaimed the fourth Thursday of November (which is why it is so late this year) to be a national day of…

Is “Enjoy Life” on Your List?

Mind, Money, Motion…where to start? We all have something we know we want or need to improve in our lives. The hard part is either getting motivated to make that change or identifying specifically what to change (and sticking with it) or both. A friend of mine from church, who likes and uses checklists to…

Less Worry, More Life

What is the one thing everyone wants in life? No matter where you live, what your situation is, or exactly how you describe your answer, we all have the same goal…happiness. Your definition of happiness is where we will each differ. Some definitions are related to financial independence, love relationships, accomplishments, personal passions or hobbies,…