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    Strive for Happy – a Life Tip from Judy Davis, The Direction Diva

    Life Tip:  Strive for THAT kind of happy! There’s much to be said about getting away for the weekend to recharge your spirit and rest your mind.  And really there is no better place than in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.  Every time we are headed up, I can’t help but break into the John Denver Song…..Rocky Mountain High…Colorado (be glad you can’t hear me, because I didn’t receive an ounce of ability on the singing front). My husband and I don’t camp “cozy”, we love the down and dirty, out in the wilderness, no showers, no running water, what you bring in with you, you take out kind of camping.  We go where we do, not…

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    The Power of Listening by Judy Davis, The Direction Diva

    With the world spinning so fast, it is really easy to get caught up in the twhirl isn’t it?  We all are busy, we all have lots on our plate, but many of us take on more without even realizing that we are doing it. You know who you are….the person who volunteers for that “one time” event and gets sucked into heading a committee; the lady who offers to help out once in a while with the neighbors kids and finds herself with a house full on a regular basis.  Maybe it isn’t so extreme for you, perhaps its just that you have become the person people call to “unload” their stress…

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    A Life Lesson from the Babies…

    To find true joy you must see the magic in the little things The squeal rang out and every mom went running.  Imagine our surprise when we rounded the corner and there they were a group of toddlers the oldest maybe 4 who were all gathered in a circle.  They were pointing and jumping and “oooing” laughter and delight oozing from every ounce of their body. We expected tears and found none. The adults were puzzled and slowly moved forward unsure of what we would find in the center of all the mayhem.  And there it was…. a small puddle (remember in El Paso, Tx rain is a rare thing!) that the light…