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November is always a hard month. It is the onset of winter and everything is brown and barren. It is cold. The days are short and the sun sets well … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

The words of wisdom from Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist”

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”  ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist I just finished reading Paulo Coelho’s amazing, inspiring bestselling book “The Alchemist” … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · 13 Comments

The power of a positive attitude and taking each day as it comes

“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them”. – Kahil Gibran Lately I’ve been struggling hard with my father’s illness. Some mornings I wake up to darkness … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Because you are a girl

Last week, I finally watched the brilliant documentary “Miss Representation.” Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Miss Representation is about how women are depicted in mainstream media and the devastating … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

If I had a million dollars

Starting today and running all throughout the month of November is National Blog Posting Month also known simply as NaBloPoMo. I have never done anything like this before but decided why … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment