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    The Subtle Distinction Between “Get to” and “Have to”

    This weekend was a little out of the norm for my soldier and I.  We usually spend a majority of our Sat/Sundays recharging our batteries, reconnecting and hanging out. But this wasn’t the case these past few days; I’m getting ready for a trip and he is in the final weeks of master gunner school. To say we are CRAZY busy is an understatement.  All I know is that we are both more intense than usual and my soldierman is studying his butt off (btw he could really benefit from some of my stress relieving strategies, but we all know how that goes) . We had veered from our normal routine,…

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    There is Power in Wandering Thru Your Life

    Do you ever wake up in the morning, knowing there are things to do, but you just don’t know where to begin? The thought of starting anything is just annoying. You might be in a state of limbo, not knowing what direction you want to go, or you may just not be motivated to take that first step…Maybe you have a huge “to do” list and trying to decide what you should do first. But rather than getting frustrated, maybe this lack of motivation is a signal that it’s time to let yourself wander. WHAT!?! Put off my to do list and do nothing? Never! But ask yourself, “Is wandering such…