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    A Simple Tip to Fight Winter Blues

    I don’t know about you, but lately I’ve been feeling a little confined and blah. Ok maybe I have the winter blues. Perhaps it’s the record cold temperatures, snow or all this pent-up winter energy but I find myself wanting to hibernate and find excuses to stay inside my house. Shocker I know, but Judy Davis, the Direction Diva has to work to beat the winter blues especially when the temps are in the single digits. And then as if someone was tapping me on the shoulder saying, get it together I ran across an old email from Ariane de Bonvoisin that inspired me so I had to share it… Fly Like an Eagle…

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    Focus on the Good Stuff For A Better Life

    A few weeks ago on the Direction Diva blog we talked about how one word can change your life. That blog post talked specifically about how the word FOCUS can inspire and motivate you to turn things around and begin living your best life. Today we continue the #FocuswithJudy theme as we talk about what you should be focusing on to create a better life. You hear people talk about how focus is the “key” to so many things.  If you focus you will do well in school.  If you focus you will lose those last 10 pounds.  If you focus you can….”DO ANYTHING”. Why is that? When you focus you…

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    Military Life: 3 Keys to Improving Your Life as a Milspouse

    I don’t know about you, but I am noticing that many of my fellow milspouses are struggling to find the “good stuff” in this military life as of late. I’m not sure if it’s because my soldier left for a TDY assignment earlier this month or the fact that I’m ready for spring, but I too have been thinking about how tired I am of the daily grind of training, deployments, and well let’s be honest military life in general. So yesterday when I heard someone say that it is our experiences (good & bad) that change us into the person we are meant to be, it got me thinking. I mean…