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Be The Light

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 2 minutes, 1 second
I have a friend who can light up a room. When she shows up, she radiates positive energy and everyone around her just feels happier. I truly believe it is a physical thing with her; she is the light. I have been pondering the idea of being in the light because it seems that so many people are looking for the negative; looking for others to fail.  What drives those who are th...
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The 5 Best Tips For Getting Though The Rough Times

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 2 minutes, 49 seconds
{A Walk in Central Park}Last Friday I shared with you that I was going through a series of test to monitor the possible recurrence of cancer in my body. I reached out at the end of my post for ideas on how to handle a health crisis and the maddening wait for answers. You guys really came through with some great ideas plus you sent me positive ener...
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Why I Went Dark: An Explanation

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 22 seconds
I went dark a week ago. I went dark because the cancer may be back and I didn't know what to say. I went dark because it felt disingenuous not to tell you about all the tests and my fear that the cancer had returned. But I didn't know what to say so I said nothing. I didn't know how to explain the state of disbelief that surrounds me. How I keep thinking there must be some...
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Labor Day Weekend: The Beginning Or The End?

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 51 seconds
{Seth painting lawn furniture in between diving in the lake.}Today is the first day of the Labor Day Weekend and we all know what that means. Labor Day Weekend is the official end of summer. Yes, for all you legalistic types, Sunday, September 22 is the Autumnal Equinox which, means we move from summer to fall in scientific terms. But what every s...
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Transition or Evolution: In The End It Means Change.

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 2 minutes, 8 seconds
 {Going To The Sun Road}Fifteen months after my mother’s death, I acknowledge that I am starting to transition or evolve beyond the sadness and stress of losing my parents. Last week, my sister text me to say that she was happy, truly happy. I laughed because I, too, felt the same way.  There was no background program processing...
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Do You Have A Group That Makes You Feel At Home?

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 54 seconds
{The Haven Writing Group}I have a theory on groups. My belief is that we spend our whole life in groups. Our family is our very first group but groups can be based on almost anything…nationality, race, religion, an environmental issue, the love of a college football team, a branch of the military or sexual orientation. Groups share our values, m...
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Are You Living The Life You Want?

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 2 minutes, 37 seconds
{Glacier National Park, Montana}Over the last few months I have worked diligently to clear my life of the petty annoyances that have hovered in the background for months, even years. Things like consolidating credit cards, streamlining my businesses and generally deleting mental clutter. Steadily I have cleaned up the loose ends of my life...
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What Are You Going To Do With Today?

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 39 seconds
Prior to starting my own company, jokes about the drudgery of Monday morning was commonplace and prolific at my work place. While I laughed along with the group as the overused and hackneyed expressions were bantered around the office I never really felt that way about Mondays. Yet it was part of the Monday morning bonding ritual just like drinking copious amounts of coffee and D...
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