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How Being Weird Means Less Stuff, More Life

How Being Weird Means Less Stuff, More Life

Stuff steals your joy and suffocates your life. Do you believe this? I do. I’m on a mission to become weird. Dave Ramsey says, “Don’t be broke. Be Weird”. He suggests to look at what everyone else is doing and run the other way. The Joneses want stuff: cars, houses,...

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8 Creative Ways to Grow Your Spirit this Spring

8 Creative Ways to Grow Your Spirit this Spring

This is a guest post by Janis Cox. Each year we head back to Canada in early April. Before we leave our winter home in Arizona we have to clean and tidy our house, cover the furniture, shut off the service and get it ready to sit vacant for the summer. It’s already...

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How to Overcome Thinking Distortions | Part 2

How to Overcome Thinking Distortions | Part 2

Part 2 of two-part series on Thinking Distortions by Teresa Colon of WoundedBirdsMinistry. At their root, thinking distortions are simply a misinterpretation of the world around us and specifically of our experiences within it. Thinking distortions happen as a result...

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How to Overcome Thinking Distortions | Part 1

How to Overcome Thinking Distortions | Part 1

This is the first in a two-part series on Thinking Distortions by Teresa Colon of WoundedBirdsMinistry.  In this post, we’ll look at what Thinking Distortions are and cover three common ones. In the second post, we’ll cover how to challenge and overcome Thinking...

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3 Ways to Eliminate a  Boatload of Candy

3 Ways to Eliminate a  Boatload of Candy

3 Ways to Eliminate a  Boatload of Candy And, the dentist will thank you Last night the kids got a boatload of candy. They wanted the experience of dressing up and going about with school friends to collect the biggest haul of candy they could get their sugary, grubby...

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6 Life Lessons I Learned Climbing a Mountain

6 Life Lessons I Learned Climbing a Mountain

And, the bigger education on the descent This past weekend my family climbed a mountain. It may have been the Akers family Everest. My husband and I, along with our two daughters, ages 11 and 5 learned a lot about each other and our relationships. We learned about...

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How to Create a Mouthwatering IFTTT App Recipe

How to Create a Mouthwatering IFTTT App Recipe

The IFTTT Recipe You've Gotta Get “There’s an App for that.” The phrase has inundated everyday speech, but it is actually an Apple registered trademark. If you haven’t used the phrase yourself, you have heard it in use, because anyone who has a mobile device knows,...

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