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What Grocery Shopping Really Does to Your Brain

Iím convinced the American food supply is determining our body weight as much as caloric intake, genetics, metabolism, exercise and self-control. I stand at the end of a well-lit grocery aisle se…

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How to Live Your Big Dream

You Own It It took entirely too long but youíre finally living your big dream. Itís finally here. You made it official, jumped off the cliff, changed your job title on Facebook and shredded the las…

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Getting Your Childhood Glow Back

Do we come of age in a singular moment or is it a gathering progression? Iím not talking about the ceremonious physical coming of age that entitles one to a plastic coated card. Iím referring to the l…

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Secret Kind Gestures for Valentine’s Day

Doing a kind gesture for someone is like throwing a stone in a lake. You never know what the ripple effect will be. We toss our stone, knowing once it has left our grasp, the outcome is beyond us. …

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To Live With A Man’s Mentality In My Woman’s Body

What would it be like to walk the world for one day in a size twelve menís mentalityÖ To Wake - and be showered, shaved and ready in 10 minutes flat. Wrinkles slicing, grays invading, ear hairs gr…

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How To Wear Your Wedding Dress On Your 20th Anniversary

My husband spent the last six months secretly planning a surprise wedding ceremony to renew our vows. I had no clue. Zip. I showed up in a t-shirt, shorts and a ponytail.† If I had even had the slight…

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The Freedom To Ignore

By: Monica Wilcox Now that the riots have tempered down in the Middle East and the offender ran off to hide in his hole, Iíd like to cautiously offer a line of communication. Weíve come to a point …

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How To Stretch The Limits Of Your Faith

By: Monica Wilcox I dressed in pigtails, Lycra and bug spray. What else does one wear to face their fears? Then I crept into the wild, Wyoming woods in search of the monsters that lurked within. …

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How To Love That Kid You Always Hated – Yourself

By: Monica Wilcox Most of my life I disliked you. Not because you were the geeky, obnoxious kid who took childish behavior to a new low. Not because you were the playground punk or the teacherís pe…

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How to Heal Yourself & Others While You Sleep

By Monica Wilcox Hello, my name is Monica and Iím a chronic dreamer. †Progressive, repetitive, prophetic, lucid, healing: I do†them all. Many mornings I wake up exhausted because I spent all night pa…

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