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Daily Goal Setting: The Fast Track to Ultimate Success

Daily Goal Setting: The Fast Track to Ultimate Success

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed and get social with me on Facebook and Twitter. Peek at my Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube. Check out my online resume here: LinkedIN. Focus on setting daily goals to achieve success with your long term goals in life, love and business. These tips will help you move closer to success. I’m not quite ready to share the long-term goal that’s in place, but it will be shared in time. For now, I’d simply like to say that there is a long-term goal in mind. It will start

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Thursday Thoughts: Rambles with Brandy Ellen

Thursday Thoughts: Rambles with Brandy Ellen

Welcome to Thursday Thoughts: Rambles with Brandy Ellen. A new weekly ramble fest brought to you by the letter F for frazzled and the letter E for entertaining.  I remember the day that I found this rental home, I met the landlord and she was super nice. She is super nice! I viewed the home and felt that it was workable for the trio and me. I felt that it was within a similar price range as any other rental and after what I had gone through I wasn’t quite ready to rent a home in the middle of the

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Tips to Teach Your Dog Basic Commands

Tips to Teach Your Dog Basic Commands

Sоmе new dоg оwnеrѕ get a littlе оvеrwhеlmеd with thеir dоg bеhаviоrѕ tо ѕау the lеаѕt. Consequently, dоg оbеdiеnсе training is an important way tо nоt only kеер your hоuѕе frоm attack, but to establish a соmfоrtаblе аnd truѕting relationship with your dog. Thiѕ iѕ a way tо teach your dоg tо exhibit сеrtаin bеhаviоr in every сirсumѕtаnсе. In thiѕ article, I аm going tо outline 5 ѕtерѕ that you саn use to bеgin уоur bаѕiс dоg оbеdiеnсе training рrоgrаm thаt will ѕhоw уоu hоw tо teach уоur dog thе mоѕt basic оf all commands. Eасh step iѕ liѕtеd аnd

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Recording Someone Without Their Consent is A Crime in NH

Recording Someone Without Their Consent is A Crime in NH

In March of 2018, I learned some real truths about the character of a man who I had brought into my kids and my life. A man who I knew wasn’t quite right, who I knew was abusive and led me to believe that I was losing my mind anytime I tried to speak up about this emotional abuse and toxic treatment. When in fact, he was just a master manipulator and knew how to tell a good story to get people to see things his way. He crossed the line many times, but this particular time, he crossed the

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What Happened to Humanity?

What Happened to Humanity?

A little girl passed away after getting out of her home in the middle of the night where New Hampshire temperatures hit below zero and people are saying the most awful things.  This is the first question that comes to mind anytime I see a tragic story on the news or more realistically, shared on Facebook: What happened to humanity? The most recent time this question came to mind was the other day when a little 2 ½ year old girl was found dead outside of a family apartment building. The news story covers this as a pure accident, a

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I’d Settle for a Slow Down

I’d Settle for a Slow Down

Looking for ways to slow down life for a bit? Well, you can’t slow down life, but you can use these 3 tips to overcome anxiety every day. The mind is such an amazing thing. Your thoughts can truly make or break your day. As someone who suffers from anxiety, there are days where my mind can play tricks on me. When I’m overtired, the kids are cranky, or life simply doesn’t seem to be satisfying or passionate to me, my thoughts run wild. After spending quite a bit of time living apart from my children, I thought I’d come

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Why Winter Can Take a Hike plus Ways to Increase Vitamin D

Why Winter Can Take a Hike plus Ways to Increase Vitamin D

Why winter sucks and how you can increase vitamin D during these shorter daylight hours. Winter is a cold, nasty season in New England. I don’t like it, but this is where I’ve lived my entire life. There was a time in my life where every winter I grew more seasonally depressed. I would be consumed with sadness and it just wouldn’t shake except for those brief moments of sunshine that snuck in past the dark winter days. Sunshine is my happy juice, it warms my soul and makes me feel so complete. Why Winter Sucks **Shorter days, meaning less

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10 Vital Safety Tips for New Online Daters

10 Vital Safety Tips for New Online Daters

Let’s face it, dating isn’t what it used to be. Maybe dating hasn’t changed much, but the way we meet people certainly has. Online dating is quite popular and can be very instrumental in finding that special someone who makes you wonder how you ever managed without their presence in your life. But all the different apps and websites that help you crack the dating code can put you at risk for identity theft, harassment, and other unwanted outcomes. When you’re new to the online dating scene, it may seem a little nerve-wracking or overwhelming at first, but there are

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3 Tips for Setting Healthy Boundaries

3 Tips for Setting Healthy Boundaries

Setting healthy boundaries is a vital part of living a healthy life both physically and mentally. Follow these 3 simple tips to start setting healthy boundaries in your life today. It’s a New Year, 2019 has arrived and with that comes the need to revisit goals as well as lifestyle changes that are necessary to make this New Year the best ever. As 2018 unfolded I was taken down emotionally, I lived without my kids for a few months and I fought to get my own thoughts back after a toxic situation. Life threw some curveballs, and while there are

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