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Inner Journey

Top Five Picks for Whole and Happy Living

As I get older (and hopefully wiser) I have come to know how important it is to see and know ourselves as complex beings that require maintenance in all areas in order to thrive and be everything we're meant to be. Over a lifetime, I've learned keys to doing just that (not that I've mastered them all, but at least I try). I'd like to share some of those with you as we approach yet another year and opportunity to make life changes that serve us and our fellow mankind.

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Should I Take My Dreams Seriously?

You wake up in a sweat, terrified by the images from a reoccurring nightmare. The question “what the hell does that mean?” haunts you until eventually the dream and details slip through the cracks of your subconscious mind.

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Getting from Point A to Point B

I figured out a long time ago that always keeping focused on upcoming events, goals, and pleasurable times is one way to stay motivated, to keep joy flowing like a mighty river. this discovery made me realize how important it is for women (including me) to find their life-passions, their purpose, and move forward accordingly.

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How to Keep Going When Life Get’s Hard

Do you go through cycles of great emotional swings that take you from elation to the depths of despair in short periods of time? Do you wonder why you can't seem to keep things even-keeled and running smoothly? Do you wish you weren't constantly moved by your circumstances whether good or bad?

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A Woman’s Power to Change Things

As women, we naturally guide the heart-center and atmosphere of our homes. We feel more; we believe more; and we certainly create enthusiasm when we need to. And, unfortunately, we can also tear down every thing we’ve worked for with that same power when it’s influenced by negative emotions that don’t serve us. If you despair over circumstances or a difficult situation to the point of emotional compromise, your family feels it. They follow you whether you want them to or not.

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“Drive-by” Emotions

One of the most poisonous thoughts anyone can have is this: I can't. Have you ever considered how many times you've rehearsed that statement in your mind? You don't even have to say the words out loud or clearly identify them consciously for them to have a negative impact on your life. After a while the implication of not being able to do or receive something comes in the form of what I call "drive-by" feelings." Let me explain...

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6 Steps to a Dream Come True

Do you have a dream? Do you want (really want) it to come true? I'm Journey Coach, Kellie Stone, here to tell you that you can see your dreams manifest before your eyes.

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Confidence or Vanity?

Do people tell you all the time that you are confident? Does being the center of attention get you revved up for your day or week? And one last question: Do you know the difference between being confident in yourself and being vain? I'm not here to answer those questions; that you have to do all on your own. Sorry. What I am going to tell you is my perspective on the topic and how your understanding of yourself can catapult you to new heights in your life.

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One White Duck

Do you ever just see yourself, your life, and your future as being a part of one big scene of camouflaged wilderness? You know...it all seems to blend in without uniqueness or boldness. I had an experience as I was looking out on the lake last night, and I valued it so much, I thought it worthy of posting. It's extremely dark in the area where I live.

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Finding Peace with Solitude

Ever since I can remember, I have sought out other people, friends, family with which to spend the majority of my time. Though my tendency to do this has not changed, it's the opportunity to "always have people around" that has.

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Take the Power

Hi everyone! I've been taking time to work out some family stuff recently and have not posted the usual daily article. I found a poem by Susan Polis Schultz that really spoke to me this week and wanted to share it with you. Be well-be beautiful-be happy.

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Look Both Ways Before Crossing the Street

Moving ahead in life (crossing the street) is just another way of bringing clarity about who you are and understanding of "what" lies before you. Though there may be scary things or challenges to that move, it still is a part of life, the "real" life we are supposed to live.

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Emotional Milestones

Facing adversity is a part of life...sorry, that was sort of a DUH statement. It is in times of trial that we really see what we're made of. All of the bugs come out of the woodwork so to speak. And some of them can be big and ugly. I want you to think about how you handle hard events and emotional trial.

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Teen Disrespect…I Need a Vacation

I was reminded today about how lucky I was that my two oldest children (now adults) were not high-strung, rebellious, down-right nasty, or any of those negative personas that make any woman reconsider her motherly throne. But that was like a million years ago.

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Don’t Stop Believing In Your Journey

OK, so I borrowed Journey's famous song title for this post, but please bear with me as I make a point that will change the way you see your life. Take a look at the refrain from the song that has now made a HUGE comeback thanks to that little TV show called GLEE.

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