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Can something this small and easy improve your life?

Goldilocks steps The secret to improving your life is finding a small step you can actually do. A journey of a thousand miles starts beneath one’s feet —Lao Tzu While we all know this is true, we often have a problem taking that first step.  Some steps seem too big, too scary, or require things […]

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Absolutely No One Can Save You From Yourself

We don’t need no stinkin’ salvation… In times of crisis we often look for salvation. When you believe you can’t save yourself, you look for someone or something outside yourself for hope. In a pandemic we look for a medical doctor with all the answers. In a recession we look for the government to shore up […]

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Why I want to be Harry Bosch but…

The power of heroes and archetypes Long before Harry Bosch chased criminals in LA, I had similar hero archetypes from fictional characters. In the 50’s and 60’s an LA detective show called Dragnet was on television every week. Jack Webb, creator of the original radio drama and TV series, played the lead role. Sergeant Joe […]

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How to Boost Your Decision Making Power

Creating is deciding and acting. You have a powerful life when you have decision making power. That’s the power to create what you want to experience. But, most people do not have decision making power. Most people have times when they feel powerless, impotent, unable to move forward. Most people tolerate things in their life […]

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How to Get More Personal Power Now

When you have power you can make decisions, take action, look at the results, and decide on your next action. One of the best things you can do for yourself is learn how to get more personal power. When you believe you don’t have power it feels like you’re at the mercy of external influences, […]

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In Extraordinary Times…

The power of doing ordinary things One of the worst things about times like this is the feeling that there’s nothing you can do. You can’t stop people from panic buying or spreading disinformation and fear. You can’t fix a health system that’s in desperate need of fixing. You can’t stop the spread of this […]

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Better Than Sex
Dessert Restaurant

I ran across an interesting dessert-and-drinks restaurant in Orlando a couple of weeks ago while roaming the internet. It’s called Better Than Sex Dessert Restaurant! We made reservations for that Friday night. That Friday afternoon, I received a text asking me to confirm… Please confirm your reservation for Better Than Sex Orlando tonight by texting […]

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One of The Best Reasons
to Avoid I-95
and Take A1A

Google maps and Waze will both default to I-95 if you’re traveling north from Daytona, or south from Jacksonville. We’re going to tell you one of the best reasons to avoid I-95 and take A1A instead. It’s Hidden Gem #22, the Turtle Shack Cafe in Flagler Beach, Florida… and it’s likely you haven’t heard about […]

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Nic & Luc’s Scratch Kitchen – Longwood, FL

Sometimes you stumble on a great place right in your own backyard and then wonder how you’ve missed it all this time. Nic & Luc’s Scratch Kitchen was like that for us. We were hungry for brunch on a rainy Saturday morning. Instead of hitting our usual spot we decided to try a place that […]

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Michael’s Restaurant
St. Augustine, Florida

It was time to visit Michael’s Restaurant in our quest for a romantic getaway in St. Augustine, Florida. This highly rated restaurant is a favorite of couples looking for a romantic dinner. We were ready to put it to the test. As we’d been to Collage the night before, the bar had been set pretty […]