7 Amazing Benefits of Helping Others (and why you always should!)

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I want to share a personal story with you. Warning though, it’s hard and sad, so sad. And then following the story I want to give you 7 amazing benefits of helping others and why you always should if you get the chance. I had the chance and turned a blind eye. I will never […]

How the Homeless People Really Just Want Kindness.

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You see them on the street corners, at intersections, in parking lots, in front of grocery stores and banks. They look scary, rough and dirty. You’re afraid of getting too close to them because you are pretty sure they are riddled with some sort of contagious disease that you are absolutely not in the least […]

Why I Left My Materialistic World For Third World Country Living

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As I sit and write this I look around me and there is very little left of my belongings. I sold most of my stuff back in June and here it is 3 months later and I’ve managed to downsize even more. I know, it’s crazy and I still can’t believe I did that. This […]

5 Damn Good Reasons To Love Someone Today!

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I love love. I love everything about it. Just saying the word fills my heart with lovey goodness. I love life, and things and people and just every living thing. And I say living thing because everything has life; yes even your coffee table. So don’t go thinking I’m some sort of crazy tree hugging […]

The Day I Stopped Whining About My Poverty.

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(Note:This blog was written in May of 2015.) Well, I’m now wrapping up 3 weeks of volunteering in what could quite possibly be the most beautiful place on earth. The emotions I am feeling are indescribable but I will do my best. When I got down here I was scared, anxious, nervous, somewhat annoyed by […]