Inner peace

Sometimes life sucks. There’s no more eloquent way to put it. Life experiences can be frustrating, heartbreaking, painful, depressing, and more. Regardless the extent of the challenge, age and experience lead to understanding these two truths: Whatever the difficulty, it will eventually pass. Make the best of every situation. Even the most unbearable situation will […]

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As we travel through life, are we learning any lessons along the way? ~~~~~~~~~~ The following list was compiled, not by a 90-year-old as the title suggests, but a 45-year-old-woman. The author expanded her lessons learned at 50 by adding an additional five. After reading through these valuable life lessons, read the story (and attribution […]

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Last year I wrote an anti-New Year’s resolutions post. It was about picking fun goals to focus on, and enjoying the year. The idea was to not create a list that is frustrating and impossible to achieve. Even with a fun list, I wasn’t able to accomplish most of my goals though. For one simple […]

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One of the three tenets of Naked Girl in a Dress is happiness, which is why it is written about here often. I have touched upon topics of gratitude, embracing change, optimism, forgiveness, happiness being a choice, and more. While there have been little happiness nuggets spread throughout this site, I thought it would be […]

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Love, Hope, and Faith

November 21, 2012

in Life Lessons

Consumer-focused Black Friday is looming, and threatening to take the spotlight off Thanksgiving. Many retailers are opening on the holiday this year, which to me is sad. I refuse to shop Friday, planning to spend another family-focused day together instead. Thankfully, others are also thinking of more important needs than those that are found at […]

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The gray area. My own version of a mental Purgatory. Having uncertainty leaves me spinning, looking incessantly for the answer so that I can move myself safely into a clearly-defined area: the land of black and white. But sometimes, no matter how hard I focus on something that is not clear to me, I won’t […]

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