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The Secret to Celebrating Life at Any (St)age.

December 4, 2019

By Janice Stanley / December 4, 2019

I was thinking this morning about the old connect the dot games I used to love to do when I was a kid. Sometimes I could tell right away what the picture was going to be: a flower, a duck, a house… Other times, it wouldn’t reveal itself until I was almost finished. Our lives…

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December 3, 2019

By Janice Stanley / December 3, 2019

Good morning! How did you wake up this morning? With a busy mind, already running through your to-do list for the day? Maybe you’ve been up for hours and checked off a few items already, taking care of everyone but yourself. At this busy, joyful and often stressful time of year, how might you take…

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November 5, 2019

By Janice Stanley / November 5, 2019

The changing season gives us the opportunity to bring the outside in. Found objects, like branches, dried grasses and smooth stones, add a calming effect to our environments. According to designer Susie Frazier, “These subtle visuals of nature’s slow, patient process will remind us to be slow and patient with ourselves. And that alone can…

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November 4, 2019

By Janice Stanley / November 4, 2019

Grateful for flowers that are still blooming in November and to the gardeners who planted and tended to them.

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September 5, 2019

By Janice Stanley / September 5, 2019

A little over 2 weeks left of summer and you can already sense the transition. Cooler mornings. Later sunrises and earlier sunsets. Colorful leaves spotted here and there. Are you feeling the shift? I used to look forward to summer for 9 months out of 12 and be sad when it came to an end.…

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July 26, 2019

By Janice Stanley / July 26, 2019

“The true secret of being ageless is celebrating where you are today while visualizing and planning the next exciting stage of your life.“ – Janice Stanley, Second Spring Lately I’ve been thinking about the word “celebrate”. It’s not something I have felt like doing for the past 6 weeks. But yesterday, I revisited my philosophy…

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June 19, 2019

By Janice Stanley / June 19, 2019

How can we thrive through the tough times instead of just survive them? Faith and gratitude. Grateful for this powerful little book. #jesuscalling

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June 15, 2019

By Janice Stanley / June 15, 2019

Sweet Saturday salutations, friends. Well, it looks like I’ll be taking a little break from my #morningwalk photos, but I want you to know I’m still here if you need anything. I hope you’ll continue to notice the beauty and miracles that surround you everyday and share your own photos with me. Remember to keep…

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How to Get Unstuck – Part 2

By Janice Stanley / May 15, 2019

The Double W Excercise As promised, here is the second part of How to Get Unstuck. To be fully transparent, even though I’ve been practicing what I preach, I’ve been somewhat stuck lately, which is why this post is appearing almost a month since I published Part 1. Part 2: Walk   “If I just…

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May 9, 2019

By Janice Stanley / May 9, 2019

Good morning! What inspires you to show up as your best self everyday? Some days we need more inspiration than others, right? Although I have been using Instagram and Facebook for almost 2 years to send an inspiring image and message out to the world every morning, I have to admit, social media isn’t always…

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