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    Enough is Enough

    Hi! I haven’t been here for a while, and I’m not sure if I am truly back. But, I am here today with my one little word for the year. ¬†ENOUGH A friend said to me that a word like ENOUGH would invite the universe to fulfill the word, good or bad. I’m not sure I believed her.   I do now. I’ve had enough and need a change. At some point, we all reach this stage. In my daily work, I call this the full belly syndrome. You will recognize this from Thanksgiving dinner where that next bite into your full belly would be catastrophic leaving you few options.…

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    The Full Belly Syndrome

    In my line of work people often don’t come in until they full of whatever angst life has thrown at them. Since I work with sexual assault victims, this can mean that they have been dealing with this life changing event for a while, and they cannot contain it any longer. They have had enough. Enough of feeling bad. Enough of feeling guilty. Enough of it all. I have discovered that I can empathize with this right now in my life. Enough is the word I chose for my year. When I chose this, I thought I understood what this would mean for me. Apparently I was wrong. For the…

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    My One Little Word for 2016

    A friend discovered this concept a couple of years ago and I fell in love with the idea. I’ve chosen a word each year since. Choosing a word for the year, for me, is an alternative to resolutions.   The idea is to choose a word that reflects how you would like your year to be. There are so many to choose from. Here is a partial list I got from One Word 365: Confidence Thrive Reduce Listen Mindfulness Believe Finish Peace Love Truth Adapt Unstoppable Breathe The possibilities are endless. Last year my word was Balance and if you’ve read any of my posts, then you’ve seen some of…