Ordinary Overcoming

Overcoming everyday blues

Welcome to 2018. Welcome to January … the muffled, monochromatic month. At least in my neck of the woods. Call me nuts but I’ve been looking forward to January’s snowy silence, its quiet calendar. Its deep sigh. What I once might have viewed as a gloomy time now feels like … freedom. The quiet calendar equals

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Overcoming Seasonal Drift

I have a distinct memory of my first stint living in Chicago in my twenties, riding home on the Foster bus on Valentine’s day. It had been snowing hard for hours, big flakes piling up everywhere, and I wasn’t prepared in any way. I had on high heels and a dress (unusual for me—especially the heels)

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This blog is about ‘whew!’ and ‘woohoo!’ moments … about sharing and learning from the issues, doubts, and circumstances we—and others—have overcome … to inspire and strengthen us all. By actively remembering our personal triumphs we can build confidence in our ability to handle Life. Then when The Big Stuff arrives, we can review our list

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