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LeslieCharles Blog No More New Year Resolutions

No More New Year Resolutions

In 1995, as January waned, I had fumbled, forgotten, or forsaken the miracle makeover that was my Resolutions List. I’m all for self-improvement, but after so many failed attempts, I swore off the process and renounced the “R word,” replacing it with an Annual Theme practice that has guided and changed my life.

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Beginnings, Endings, Begendings

This week I came across a journal entry written four days after my mom died of Covid last December. I was facing my first Christmas without her. In my book All Is Not Lost I write about what I call “The Firsts.” This holiday season marks another first, following my big brother’s passing.

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LeslieCharles Blog Handling Loss Through the Holidays

Handling Loss Through the Holidays

The holidays are all about celebrating peace and joy, but if you are grieving, this season will feel very different for you. Here are some supportive thoughts for the days ahead:

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LeslieCharles Blog Handling Loss Through the Holidays

Handling Loss Through the Holidays

The holidays are all about celebrating peace and joy, but if you are grieving, this season will feel very different for you. Here are some supportive thoughts for the days ahead:

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Beginnings, Endings, Begendings

This week I came across a journal entry written four days after my mom died of Covid last December. I was facing my first Christmas without her. In my book All Is Not Lost I write about what I call “The Firsts.” This holiday season marks another first, following my big brother’s passing.

Read More
LeslieCharles Blog No More New Year Resolutions

No More New Year Resolutions

In 1995, as January waned, I had fumbled, forgotten, or forsaken the miracle makeover that was my Resolutions List. I’m all for self-improvement, but after so many failed attempts, I swore off the process and renounced the “R word,” replacing it with an Annual Theme practice that has guided and changed my life.

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