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Z is for Zone In, Not Out #atozchallenge

I made it through another year! Though some of my posts were very short, they all stuck with the theme...and I managed to complete this while having a newborn, house guests, and going back to work, plus working my side gig. #Winning For my last post, I'll kindly ask...

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Y is for Yelp It #atozchallenge

But what I really mean is...if you like something, say it!  Whether it's on Yelp, Amazon, Createspace, Expedia, Travelocity, you name it...if you like it, please leave a good review! Not one based on the packaging, or the shipping, but based on the actual product...

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X is for X Marks the Spot #atozchallenge

In other words, leave a road map for people and for yourself. Tell people what you want and tell yourself - if it's a mystery spend some time figuring it out. Have a goal to strive for - aim for the X and let other people know what your goals are. It's a kindness to...

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W is for Whisper and Wait #atozchallenge

In a nod to my highly sensitive brothers and sisters who have sensitivities to sound and processing difficulties - today the way to be kind is to whisper...and wait. Whisper... because while something might not be considered loud to you, it may sound like a herd of...

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V is for Visit #atozchallenge

Everyone is so busy these days...the most valuable commodity that we can trade is our time.  So...visiting a sick friend, a mom with a new baby, a relative who doesn't get out much...or anyone else for that matter is a kindness.  And when you visit these...

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U is for Unpack #atozchallenge

  Everyone has baggage. Instead of saying someone has too much...help them unpack. It's a kindness.   For more on the A to Z Challenge, please go HERE. Stay tuned during the month of April to see other ways in which you can incorporate kindness into your...

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T is Treat Others How You Would Be Treated #atozchallenge

There are a smattering of different sayings that mean basically this but it all boils down to the core... What kind of imprint do you want to leave on this planet when you're gone? Do you like it when people open the door for you? Do that for others -- set the...

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S is for Slow Down and Signal #atozchallenge

I know today's letter is S and my theme is kindness, but I am still reeling from the news of yet another one of my favorite musicians passing this year.  So I'm doing a combo today...part kindness, part Prince (though...I suppose paying tribute is kind....) First the...

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R is for Recognize a Job Well Done #atozchallenge

They say feed what you want to grow, right? So for today - recognize a job well done.  Not only is it nice for the other person to hear that they've done well, it feels good to say it...and it can inspire more good things to happen along the way. Here are a few ways...

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Q is for Queue Up without Quarrel #atozchallenge

  This is a pet peeve of mine, especially living in Los Angeles where it seems that much of the population believes they are the only one in the world....but seriously. If there is a line formed, be it of people or of cars, please be kind and queue up without an...

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P is for “Please” #atozchallenge

Some know it as the magic word...or at least one of a pair of magic words. It makes a request that much easier to grant. It shows respect for the other person, and sweetens the conversation. So the next time you're asking for something, whether it be something big or...

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