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Who Else Wants to Restart the New Year? by Rochelle Melander

My husband has long said that January is the worst time to start a New Year, especially if you live in the Northern Hemisphere. January means short days, cold air, and an abundance of chores. It’s hard to feel hopeful … Continue reading

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How Will You Greet the New Year? by Rochelle Melander

Have you been online lately? Bloggers have produced a flurry of content to remind us that it’s time to get our lives together and get ready for the New Year. Facebook and Twitter feeds are filled with posts about how … Continue reading

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Connecting Our Assets by Rochelle Melander

Note From Rochelle Dear Writers, I’m working on plans for 2014 and need your help. What kinds of tools and information do you need to succeed in 2014? Head on over to my Facebook page and let me know! Need … Continue reading

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Mapping Your Assets by Rochelle Melander

When we recognize and appreciate our assets, we transform our thinking. Instead of seeing needs and deficiencies, we see gifts and strengths. We transform negatives into positives. We see our cup as half-full. —Luther Snow (The Power of Asset Mapping … Continue reading

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The Reckoning by Rochelle Melander

Dear Writers, Over the next weeks, we’re going to dream, plan and prepare for next year. We’ll consider what we’ve been up to in 2013, imagine what might be fun to create in 2014, and then make plans for the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing Prompt: The Jar by Rochelle Melander

Just as the year was ending, I saw this on Facebook: “This January, why not start the year with an empty jar and fill it with notes about the good things that happen. Then on New Year’s Eve, empty it … Continue reading

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New Year Dreams

Not easy to find the balance, for if one does not have wild dreams of achievement, there is no spur even to get the dishes washed. One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being. … Continue reading

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