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10 Ways to Live Life with No Regrets

As a former hospice social worker, I learned a lot about regret. It was shocking how many of my hospice patients got to the end of their lives wishing they had lived differently. Many had unresolved relationship issues, unfulfilled dreams, and long-held resentments. My role was to help them come to terms with their regrets while they still had the chance. Some were able to find resolution, but for others, it was too late, and they died still hanging on to regrets.

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6 Ways to Love Your Life More

Many of us are unhappy in our lives. We believe that if only we earned more money, were thinner, were married (or single), had more friends, then we would be happy. What we fail to realize is that lasting happiness doesn’t come from anything outside of ourselves, nor does it just happen for some but not others. We are each responsible for creating our own happiness, regardless of outer circumstances. We can start being happy by loving our lives exactly as they are right now. Here’s how.

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4 Lessons on Life from Dr. Martin Luther King

Today we celebrate the life of American hero Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King’s life, however short, was a perfect example of living out loud and leaving no stone unturned. His legacy teaches us that our lives are to be lived intentionally, without regret. He took action on what he believed in, and his courage and diligence has inspired many leaders, risk-takers, and dreamers to do the same. Here are four lessons on living that Martin Luther King exemplified.

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Knowing Your Why is the Secret to Success

What is your why? Have you ever heard that statement? I hadn’t until close to a year ago. Now, it’s all I think about. Your “why” is that thing that’s so important to you that no matter what’s going on in life, it continues to propel you forward. Let me tell you my “why.”

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Make Every Day Feel Like Christmas (Here’s How)

As we begin the holiday season, it’s a great time to reflect on the last twelve months and start thinking about what we want to create in the upcoming year. Think about what your life would look like and feel like if you were doing work that inspired you and caused you to want to jump out of bed in the morning, energized and excited to start your day. It would feel like waking up on Christmas morning as a child,

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The Amazing Power of Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving! This is my favorite time of the year because it is a reminder of everything I have to be grateful for. As I sit and write, it is an unseasonably warm November day. I am sitting outside on the deck with my Labrador puppy lying on my bare feet. I get to work from home and on my own schedule and am available for my family. This has always been a dream of mine, and now it’s my reality. I never take it for granted and am grateful every day that I get to do work I love.

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Your Job Can Be Your Ticket to Freedom

Are you unhappy in your 9 to 5 job? You want to do something else, but you can’t afford to leave your job because it pays your bills? You go to work day in and day out, but your heart is elsewhere. Maybe you are not sure what you want to do, but you know it is not what you are doing. If you feel this way, you are not alone. Most people feel this way.

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