August 6, 2015 theadventuresofdd

Those Top 37 Things You’ll Regret When You’re Old Link to World Observer Article 1. Not traveling when you had the chance. 2. Not learning another language. 3. Staying in a bad relationship. 4. Forgoing sunscreen. 5. Missing the chance to see your favorite musicians. 6. Being scared to do things. 7. Failing to make physical fitness a priority. 8. Letting yourself be defined by gender roles. 9. Not quitting a terrible job. 10. Not trying harder in school. 11. Not realizing how beautiful you were. 12. Being afraid to say “I love you.” 13. Not listening to your parents’…

July 29, 2015 theadventuresofdd

This article is called 18 life lessons I want my daughters to hear. Now, while I don’t have kids, I found these life lessons to be completely relatable to my own self and being. Enjoy these reminders! Link to Elephant Journal 1. Don’t strive to be popular, settle for being yourself, settle into yourself . 2. Eat your dessert every day. 3. Say No at least once a day. 4. Never feel guilty for moving away from me, for traveling or going on an adventure. 5. Know that you are absolutely right when you think that the calculus class you are taking…

July 25, 2015 theadventuresofdd

Link to Elephant Journal My grandma was always the hottest commodity in her town, and in any town for that matter. Perhaps it is the way she flirted and posed for the camera, even winking as she adorably crossed her legs slowly and deliberately for each photo from age six to 96, as if she were the most beautiful and important person in the world. And ever since I can remember, that’s just who she was: the most important and beautiful woman around, and always the youngest-at-heart person I had the gracious opportunity to know. 20 Ways to Stay Young…

July 8, 2015 theadventuresofdd

10 Ways to say “I Love You’ Without Words Link to Elephant Journal I love these!! 1. Listen fully and with intent. 2. Add an element of surprise. 3. Do something helpful for your partner that is not typical for you. 4. Offer and accept physical affection and sexual intimacy. 5. Go to bed at the same time as your partner. Wake up at the same time, too. 6. Participate in physical activities together. 7. Follow through with agreed upon expectations. Stick to what has been said, as best as possible 8. Be present. Know what is going on with…

July 2, 2015 theadventuresofdd

Relationships. That’s what’s on my mind today. I’ve seen a lot of articles that resonate with me lately so I wanted to put them in one spot. Have fun! Let me know if any of this resonates with you. I like people’s perspectives on things. Dating someone who understands you Someone who may not necessarily understand you the way you feel you need to be understood just yet, but someone who is willing to put in the time and effort to get to understand you on such a level. You need to find a partner who finds you to be…

June 30, 2015 theadventuresofdd

5 Lessons in Trusting the Universe Link to Elephant Journal Lesson #1: Have a basic plan. Lesson #2: Go with the flow. Lesson #3: Know when to admit defeat (and when to recognize that you are being tested or challenged by the Universe). Lesson #4: Never say never! Lesson #5:  Be in tune. That Divine feeling in your soul that whispers, “You know the way”, that feeling of love and certainty, well, that’s the Universe making itself present to you and reassuring you that it’s all going to be just fine.

June 29, 2015 theadventuresofdd

The Crucial Question You Must Ask Yourself Regularly Link to Entrepreneur So, from time to time — maybe, say, once a month — ask yourself the following question: Are you happy with your life and your job, or do you want more? When you wake up in the morning, are you filled with joy or with dread? Do you get out of bed excited about everything you have planned for the day, or do you get a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach when you look at everything on your calendar? Step 1: Brainstorm your ideal life. Step 2: Define…

June 28, 2015 theadventuresofdd

10 Things you need to stop doing today to be happier Link to Elephant Journal 1. Stop complaining. Don’t find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain. ~ Henry Ford 2. Stop Judging. We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path. ~ Paulo Coelho  3. Stop avoiding your fear. Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. ~…

June 19, 2015 theadventuresofdd

The 36 questions that offer a path into Love. Elephant Journal Link here Set I 1. Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest? 2. Would you like to be famous? In what way? 3. Before making a telephone call, do you ever rehearse what you are going to say? Why? 4. What would constitute a “perfect” day for you? 5. When did you last sing to yourself? To someone else? 6. If you were able to live to the age of 90 and retain either the mind or body of a…

June 15, 2015 theadventuresofdd

10 Choices That Will Guide You To A Regret-Free Life Link to MindBodyGreen 1. Own your weirdness. 2. Relinquish self-consciousness. 3. Follow the three-second rule. 4. Don’t spend time with people you don’t like. 5. Love your work. 6. Honor your mistakes. 7. Stop seeking praise. 8. Follow through. 9. Treat your body well. It’s the only one you get. 10. Practice gratitude. YES.