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I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it. Learn more about how I came to this conclusion.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it. Learn more about how I came to this conclusion.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it. Learn more about how I came to this conclusion.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it. Learn more about how I came to this conclusion.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it. Learn more about how I came to this conclusion.

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I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

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I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

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I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

I may not be able to control all the circumstances in my life, but I can absolutely find a way to elevate myself based on my attitude and how I choose to walk through it.

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Learn more about the life tools featured in my upcoming book or visit Facebook to see my daily gratitude lists.

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Learn more about the life tools featured in my upcoming book or visit Facebook to see my daily gratitude lists.

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I Am A Thrivalist
Weekly prayer list below: Haven’t received updated on some people in over a year and have shortened the list.My goal is not to be better than anyone else, but to be better than I used to be. – Dr. Dwayne DyerRandom act of idea of the day: Send a text or card with encouraging words to someone struggling.Gratitude list for Sunday: (1) Grateful for starting the day with a 10k walk with someone I love. (2) Grateful for wanting to make healthy food choices all day. (3) Grateful for realizing that I have some lingering feelings around Mother’s Day and some circumstances. (4) Grateful for finding alternative support for a challenge and then not being ready to move forward. Have something to work on. (5) Grateful for asking for assistance even though I didn’t want to. (6) Grateful for making plans for a call with someone I have missed. (7) Grateful I believe in prayer. My oldest friend’s son is very ill. Hoping others will pray for him as well. His name is Sean. (8) Grateful for having enough points to finalize hotel reservations for the last part of my vacation in October. Prayer List:I know the power of prayer and have seen the miracles it provides. Gd knows who we are speaking about in our prayers so we don’t need to provide full names. If you want the person to be anonymous, first names are enough. Let me know when I can remove a name on the list.I always say a prayer for those that have nobody to pray for them.PLEASE SEND UPDATES: IT GOOD TO KNOW HOW THINGS ARE GOING. PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHEN I CAN REMOVE SOMEONE OR NEED TO ADD A NAME SO THIS STAYS CURRENT.UPDATES:Do you have any updates for people on this list?--Sean – The son of my oldest friend. Severe neurological challenges. Too much to share, but really needs extra prayers.--Carol Carola – Please do extra prayers for this very special lady–cancer has returned. Getting ready to go to MD Anderson clinic.--Kate—Friend’s daughter in law. Got bad news abw out the child she is carrying. Waiting on MRI. UPDATE: The news is very bad. She will carry to term but if the baby makes it (chances are slim) there will be severe physical issues. It will take a miracle and we know they exist. Please pray hard.--Those that are suffering and have nobody to pray for them. --Those going thru the virus, having financial hardships, emotional challenges or difficulty adjusting to this new life we are leading. --The addicts that are struggling, those that have relapsed and those trying to make their way back to the rooms.--Suzanne Brueckheimer Zea – just diagnosed with breast cancer in addition to her other health issues.--Claire S – Caregiver to brother while having herniated disc and other bulging discs.--Marti Driskell – cancer is back in her liver. Getting tested to determine treatment.--Susan Gross – REALLY needs prayers for her health-home from rehab but having lots of health issues--Sister of oncology nurse I met yesterday. Has brain cancer and is being treated in Slydell, LA. Can’t remember her name, but Gd knows who I mean.-- Joan – grieving the loss of their first born son and now her husband passed away--Kim-Sister of a former classmate. Cancer has found a new home in her spleen and we sure could use any additional prayers for her. She will be having surgery early in the new year to remove it, but her life after removal will involve a lot of challenges. -Susan F – Needs prayers for her health.--My neighbor & his wife are both quite ill. Trying to get to Mayo Clinic in MN for possible answers and help.You are special so be good to yourself today! ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

I Am A Thrivalist
You can't fail until you quit.Random act of kindness idea of the day: Don’t complain for 24 hours.Gratitude list for Friday: (1) Grateful for losing weight on my business trip. (2) Grateful for all the healthy choices Costco has. (3) Grateful for a cancelled meeting that gave me time to catch up. (4) Grateful for an amazing co-worker that is always thinking a step ahead of the client. (5) Grateful for our home group meet and the people that come and share from their hearts. (6) Grateful for dinner with a couple special people and the “meeting after the meeting”. (7) Grateful my sponsor gave me an idea for a situation I didn't think there was a Plan B for.You are special so be good to yourself today! ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

I Am A Thrivalist
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. - William JamesRandom act of kindness idea of the day: Chat with the person that is cleaning a restroom…so few do.Gratitude list for Thursday: (1) Grateful a 2- hour meeting lasted over 5. (2) Grateful for working with someone that is as time conscious as I am. (3) Grateful for an on time flight that landed 20 minutes early. (4) Grateful for sleeping in my own bed. (5) Grateful for the conversations I had with the lady that cleans the airport bathroom and the lady that made a suggestion on what to order in the take out restaurant in the airport.You are special so be good to yourself today! ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

I Am A Thrivalist
When you really pay attention, everything is your teacher. – Ezra BaydaGratitude list for Wednesday: (1) Grateful for finding a healthy breakfast on the way to a business meeting. (2) Grateful for a reminder of needing to bring breakfast food with me in case I can’t find something at the hotel. (3) Grateful for a great meeting. (4) Grateful for my awesome co-worker and his patience with me. (5) Grateful for being able to learn very technical information about my software, something I never imagined being able to do. You are special so be good to yourself today! ... See MoreSee Less
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6 days ago

I Am A Thrivalist
Make it a habit to do nice things for people who’ll never find outRandom act of kindness idea of the day: Be extra nice to shop and restaurant workers.Gratitude list for Monday & Tuesday: (1) Grateful for being back in the gym with my awesome trainer. (2) Grateful for the small home meeting and the newcomers that shared their hearts. (3) Grateful for feeling more peaceful than I have in years despite outside things going on. (4) Grateful for someone reliable that takes me to the airport. (5) Grateful for a safe flight to Ohio and the polite gentleman that took my luggage down for me when we landed. (6) Grateful for an amazing co-worker that I travel with. (7) Grateful for feeling confident and being able to be the only female hosting a dinner for 5 men, 3 that I never met. (8) Grateful for enjoying and not regretting something I chose to eat that is way off my plan.You are special so be good to yourself today! ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

I Am A Thrivalist
Weekly prayer list below:Go laugh in the places you’ve cried. Change the narrative.Random act of idea of the day: Speak as kindly to yourself as you do to others.Gratitude list for Sunday: (1) Grateful I started getting sick while I was still at home. Not sure what happened, but it was yucky and kept me down all day. (2) Grateful a friend checked on me a couple times when she found out. (3) Grateful I am not travelling until Tuesday. (4) Grateful a neighbor is willing to take in my garbage pails and another gets my mail. (5) Grateful the red cardinals are back.Prayer List:I know the power of prayer and have seen the miracles it provides. Gd knows who we are speaking about in our prayers so we don’t need to provide full names. If you want the person to be anonymous, first names are enough. Let me know when I can remove a name on the list.I always say a prayer for those that have nobody to pray for them.PLEASE SEND UPDATES: IT GOOD TO KNOW HOW THINGS ARE GOING. PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHEN I CAN REMOVE SOMEONE OR NEED TO ADD A NAME SO THIS STAYS CURRENT.UPDATES:Do you have any updates for people on this list?--Carol Carola – Please do extra prayers for this very special lady–cancer has returned. Getting ready to go to MD Anderson clinic.--Kate—Friend’s daughter in law. Got bad news abw out the child she is carrying. Waiting on MRI. UPDATE: The news is very bad. She will carry to term but if the baby makes it (chances are slim) there will be severe physical issues. It will take a miracle and we know they exist. Please pray hard.--Those that are suffering and have nobody to pray for them. --Those going thru the virus, having financial hardships, emotional challenges or difficulty adjusting to this new life we are leading. --The addicts that are struggling, those that have relapsed and those trying to make their way back to the rooms.--Sean – The son of my oldest friend. Severe neurological challenges. Doctors still trying to figure out what the diagnosis is so they can treat. Right now only treating the pain.--Claire S – Caregiver to brother while having herniated disc and other bulging discs.--Marti Driskell – cancer is back in her liver. Getting tested to determine treatment.--Susan Gross – REALLY needs prayers for her health-home from rehab but having lots of health issues--Sister of oncology nurse I met yesterday. Has brain cancer and is being treated in Slydell, LA. Can’t remember her name, but Gd knows who I mean.-- Joan – grieving the loss of their first born son and now her husband passed away--Kim-Sister of a former classmate. Cancer has found a new home in her spleen and we sure could use any additional prayers for her. She will be having surgery early in the new year to remove it, but her life after removal will involve a lot of challenges. --Billie B – needs prayers for her health-Lynn – Had cancer surgery last week; She gets pathology report next week and that decides further treatment.-Susan F – Needs prayers for her health.--Lydia Brown-Jennings and family - Gd knows what is going on and what is needed.--My neighbor & his wife are both quite ill. Trying to get to Mayo Clinic in MN for possible answers and help.--Becky Ruppe – Fighting for her life; her son Ben & husband James have to stay healthy.--Recovering addict that is hurting. Gd knows who it is.--Former classmate & their family – sibling just died of corona virus--Kharizma – my friend’s infant granddaughter is in the hospital with blood clots in her brain--Jamie Estes – health problems so bad he had to shut down his business.--Suzanne Brueckheimer Zea – significant health issue--Hanya Chaya bas Malka – Single mom of young child with liver cancer. Last hope is aggressive therapy to give her 6 months-1 year. Nothing else has worked & it keeps growing.--Marti Driskell – being treated for cancer again; --Jimmy M of Detroit--Joyce Kahn- in quarantine after heart valve replacement and lymphoma (9th round)--John Caleb & his family – baby with a congenital heart defect.--Liz – Diagnosed with Lupus and learning how to live life with it.--Benita Williams – Young lady with stage 4 cancer going thru aggressive chemo. --Lady with 20 yrs in recovery needs strong prayers – Gd knows why.--Judy – prayers that she stay strong and positive and that they caught her cancer in time. --A single Mom & her two daughters; Gd knows the situation & what is needed.--Marv – Veteran with dementia and health issues. Has several surgeries coming up.--Carole –needs strength being a caregiver to Marv-Michael – a friend of a friend was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer-Joni David – Breathing issues and nodule on her remaining lung--Thomas, the brother of a very special lady recovering from surgery and got an infection--Chris-pray for his 2 children, parent and firefighter brothers & friends; 42yo had a massive heart attack in the line of duty. --Bryant Jones – recovering from motorcycle; driver was texting while driving--Heather – a woman in Texas facing cancer & chemo for the second time.--Judy – sister of friend; cancer and no money other than her fixed income; requires significant assistance in day to day living due to confusion and day to day living;--Lindsay McClure – granddaughter of my neighbor. Acute Leukemia and getting stem cells.--Tom Wester is being treated for blunt force trauma to the brain in 7 areas.--Henya Chaya bas Malka – Single Mom whose cancer has returned & starting chemo again--Whitney – 30yo having treatment for MS. Went thru one round and has to have an unexpected second round.--Jenie Coleman- Complications from Type 1 Diabetes & doesn’t have money to pay for meds.--Nancy S. - has severe GI issues with pain. Praying for answers, solutions and healing.--Joni and Steve R battling cancer --Benyamin Dov Ben Peninah Perel Ruth – --Ora Malka bas Ruchel--Nicole – serious complications after surgery--Braxton--Miriam Barucha bas Aviva--Tzipora Fria bas Yenta Ruchel - Fell on ice and hit her head. She had to quit practicing medicine--Friend’s son-in-law has complications to his brain tumor--Mike Campbell – Fighting lung cancer--Cem – survived surgery; many more to come.--Chaim Meyer ben Ora MalkaYou are special so be good to yourself today!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

I Am A Thrivalist
“The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me down”.Random act of idea of the day: Give your time…it is the only thing you can never get back. Gratitude list for Saturday: (1) Grateful The trees blossomed in the back of the house while I was away. Can’t see anything else and it’s beautiful. (2) Grateful for the nice manager I spoke with at the hotel when I realized the bellman didn’t put my hanging clothes in the car. Waiting on a call Monday to see if they are taking responsibility and paying the shipping. (3) Grateful for feeling so loved and accepted at the Saturday morning meeting I attend. (4) Grateful for someone’s trust in me. (5) Grateful for an awesome program put on my a service body in our area. (6) Grateful for eating well and being mindful while away…the scale was down a bit. (7) Grateful for choosing to stay in touch with people that are on the fence or left NA so they know someone still cares about them. I was taught this from those that walked before me. You are special so be good to yourself today!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

I Am A Thrivalist
Let your hands be so busy catching blessing, that there’s no room to hold on to grudges.Random act of idea of the day: Tip generously. Gratitude list for Friday: (1) Grateful for giving myself permission to be where I am, not where I wish I was. (2) Grateful for time with an old friend. (3) Grateful for making good time home despite some pockets of bad traffic. (4) Grateful for several good conversations on the drive home. (5) Grateful for finding a meeting in Hawaii and hearing some good stuff. (6) Grateful for alone time on the balcony with Gd, the ocean and sunrise.You are special so be good to yourself today!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. – Maya AngelouRandom act of idea of the day: Be good to your body. Gratitude list for Thursday: (1) Grateful for a relaxing morning. (2) Grateful for a successful initial business call (important enough to do during vacation). (3) Grateful for the great weather to sit outside on the intercoastal for lunch. (4) Grateful for a much-needed nap. (5) Grateful for a healthy and yummy dinner at Roy’s along with great conversation. You are special so be good to yourself today!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
Life becomes easier when you accept the apology you never received.Random act of idea of the day: Ask “how are you” and wait for the answer.Gratitude list for Wednesday: (1) Grateful Betsy found a weekday artists market. Met some super nice vendors and was able to support local business. (2) Grateful for the interesting info for the time we were on the trolley. Didn’t get the rest of the tour, but had a blast with what we did. (3) Grateful for two very special and intimate conversations with people Gd put on my path. (4) Grateful for having the pizza I was looking forward to and tracking every bite. (5) Grateful for lots of laughter…something much needed. (6) Grateful someone I love made a request that brought me to tears and shocked me beyond words. (7) Grateful for the beautiful weather. (8) Grateful for the self-love I am feeling for myself and what I am doing to express it.You are special so be good to yourself today!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
Your mind believes what you tell it, so tell it positive things.Random act of idea of the day: Listen without judgement.Gratitude list for Tuesday: (1) Grateful for an incredibly busy and productive work day. (2) Grateful for setting a boundary with someone that I have let disrespect me professionally. (3) Grateful for going to eat at a place that was a great story on Shark Tank. (4) Grateful for an inspiring conversation with the franchise owner of the restaurant. (5) Grateful for realizing I may be harder on myself than needed in a certain area. (6) Grateful an executive I had a call with opened up and told some very interesting and personal stories. (7) Grateful I am choosing to not work (unless it is urgent) for the next 3 days.You are special so be good to yourself today!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
Weekly prayer list below:The quieter you become the more you can hear. – Ram DassRandom act of idea of the day: Enjoy nature.Gratitude list for Sunday & Monday: (1) Grateful for getting to Jacksonville safe. (2) Grateful for a pop up festival that happened to be outside my hotel. (3) Grateful the way my breathing changes as soon as I see the ocean. (4) Grateful for a chat with an old friend. (5) Grateful for the personal relationships I have with many of my clients. (6) Grateful for the healthy food choices I am making while away. (7) Grateful for being able to work on the balcony and enjoy the view. (8) Grateful for a co-worker that is making it possible for me to take Wednesday-Friday off work. I really need a break. You are special so be good to yourself today!!!PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHEN I CAN REMOVE SOMEONE OR NEED TO ADD A NAME SO THIS STAYS CURRENT.UPDATES:Do you have any updates for people on this list?----Paul Beeker – Passed away after years of cancer and other illnesses.--Bill – My neighbor passed away and is no longer suffering. --Kate—Friend’s daughter in law. Got bad news abw out the child she is carrying. Waiting on MRI. UPDATE: The news is very bad. She will carry to term but if the baby makes it (chances are slim) there will be severe physical issues. It will take a miracle and we know they exist. Please pray hard.--Those that are suffering and have nobody to pray for them. --Those going thru the virus, having financial hardships, emotional challenges or difficulty adjusting to this new life we are leading. --The addicts that are struggling, those that have relapsed and those trying to make their way back to the rooms.--Sean – The son of my oldest friend. Severe neurological challenges. Doctors still trying to figure out what the diagnosis is so they can treat. Right now only treating the pain.--Claire S – Caregiver to brother while having herniated disc and other bulging discs.--Marti Driskell – cancer is back in her liver. Getting tested to determine treatment.--Carol Carola – Please do extra prayers for this very special lady–cancer has returned.--Susan Gross – REALLY needs prayers for her health-home from rehab but having lots of health issues--Sister of oncology nurse I met yesterday. Has brain cancer and is being treated in Slydell, LA. Can’t remember her name, but Gd knows who I mean.--Kevin – in the hospital with Covid-Susan F – Needs prayers for her health. -- Joan – grieving the loss of their first born son and now her huband passed away--Kim-Sister of a former classmate. Cancer has found a new home in her spleen and we sure could use any additional prayers for her. She will be having surgery early in the new year to remove it, but her life after removal will involve a lot of challenges. --Billie B – needs prayers for her health-Lynn – Had cancer surgery last week; She gets pathology report next week and that decides further treatment.-Susan F – Needs prayers for her health.--Lydia Brown-Jennings and family - Gd knows what is going on and what is needed.--My neighbor & his wife are both quite ill. Trying to get to Mayo Clinic in MN for possible answers and help.--Becky Ruppe – Fighting for her life; her son Ben & husband James have to stay healthy.--Recovering addict that is hurting. Gd knows who it is.--Former classmate & their family – sibling just died of corona virus--Kharizma – my friend’s infant granddaughter is in the hospital with blood clots in her brain--Jamie Estes – health problems so bad he had to shut down his business.--Suzanne Brueckheimer Zea – significant health issue--Hanya Chaya bas Malka – Single mom of young child with liver cancer. Last hope is aggressive therapy to give her 6 months-1 year. Nothing else has worked & it keeps growing.--Marti Driskell – being treated for cancer again; --Jimmy M of Detroit--Joyce Kahn- in quarantine after heart valve replacement and lymphoma (9th round)--John Caleb & his family – baby with a congenital heart defect.--Liz – Diagnosed with Lupus and learning how to live life with it.--Benita Williams – Young lady with stage 4 cancer going thru aggressive chemo. --Lady with 20 yrs in recovery needs strong prayers – Gd knows why.--Judy – prayers that she stay strong and positive and that they caught her cancer in time. --A single Mom & her two daughters; Gd knows the situation & what is needed.--Marv – Veteran with dementia and health issues. Has several surgeries coming up.--Carole –needs strength being a caregiver to Marv-Michael – a friend of a friend was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer-Joni David – Breathing issues and nodule on her remaining lung--Thomas, the brother of a very special lady recovering from surgery and got an infection--Chris-pray for his 2 children, parent and firefighter brothers & friends; 42yo had a massive heart attack in the line of duty. --Bryant Jones – recovering from motorcycle; driver was texting while driving--Heather – a woman in Texas facing cancer & chemo for the second time.--Judy – sister of friend; cancer and no money other than her fixed income; requires significant assistance in day to day living due to confusion and day to day living;--Lindsay McClure – granddaughter of my neighbor. Acute Leukemia and getting stem cells.--Tom Wester is being treated for blunt force trauma to the brain in 7 areas.--Henya Chaya bas Malka – Single Mom whose cancer has returned & starting chemo again--Whitney – 30yo having treatment for MS. Went thru one round and has to have an unexpected second round.--Jenie Coleman- Complications from Type 1 Diabetes & doesn’t have money to pay for meds.--Nancy S. - has severe GI issues with pain. Praying for answers, solutions and healing.--Joni and Steve R battling cancer --Benyamin Dov Ben Peninah Perel Ruth – --Ora Malka bas Ruchel--Nicole – serious complications after surgery--Braxton--Miriam Barucha bas Aviva--Tzipora Fria bas Yenta Ruchel - Fell on ice and hit her head. She had to quit practicing medicine--Friend’s son-in-law has complications to his brain tumor--Mike Campbell – Fighting lung cancer--Cem – survived surgery; many more to come.--Chaim Meyer ben Ora Malka ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
People will throw stones at you. Don’t throw them back. Collect them all and build an empire.Random act of idea of the day: Drive politely regardless of others behavior.Gratitude list for Saturday: (1) Grateful for Sat, the awesome lady that helps me when I get my car serviced. I trust her and she takes good care of me. (2) Grateful for sponsorship relationships that are two-way. (3) Grateful for deciding to leave early and being rain-free most of the time. (4) Grateful for getting the last room in Lake City (the door lock was broken and they had to let me in the room each time) due t a baseball tournament. (5) Grateful for eating healthy on the drive…something that has always been a challenge for me.You are special so be good to yourself today!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud. - Emile ZolaRandom act of kindness idea of the day: Become vulnerable with someone you don’t know.Gratitude list for Friday: (1) Grateful for choosing to take time and go to the gym. (2) Grateful for the uptick in work. (3) Grateful someone trusts me enough to share step work. (4) Grateful for seeing people I have known for years at the meeting. (5) Grateful for going to dinner with people I love. (6) Grateful I found my wallet. It wasn’t in my purse when I went to pay for dinner. (7) Grateful some people that recently experienced a tragedy came to the meeting.You are special so be good to yourself today!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
Gratitude list for Monday-Wednesday: (1) Grateful that I have been so busy and productive on my business trip. (2) Grateful for meeting co-workers I have only spoken with on the phone. (3) Grateful for being part of such a great organization. (4) Grateful for managing my food way better than I anticipated (5) Grateful for the relationship I have with my boss. (6) Grateful a co-worker was willing to drive me to a store to buy a scarf. It was so cold I needed one. (7) Grateful for the beautiful sunshine. (8) Grateful for the change in my confidence level and knowing my value to our company. (8) Grateful for all the human contact with co-workers…knew I missed it, but didn’t realize how much. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
Weekly prayer list belowBeautiful things happen when you distance yourself from negativity.Random act of kindness idea of the day: Find something good in those you don’t like.Gratitude list for Sunday: (1) Grateful for a walk and nice conversations by phone. (2) Grateful for a plan on how I am going to stay on my food plan this week. Did shopping and prepped everything. (3) Grateful for choosing not to procrastinate with anything related to my trip. (4) Grateful for getting back to business travel knowing I will be nervous and things will be different. (5) Grateful for buying healthy food so I don’t eat junk when I get home from my trip. (6) Grateful for sharing my truth with someone in what I believe was a kind way.Prayer List:I know the power of prayer and have seen the miracles it provides. Gd knows who we are speaking about in our prayers so we don’t need to provide full names. If you want the person to be anonymous, first names are enough. Let me know when I can remove a name on the list.I always say a prayer for those that have nobody to pray for them.PLEASE SEND UPDATES: IT GOOD TO KNOW HOW THINGS ARE GOING. PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHEN I CAN REMOVE SOMEONE OR NEED TO ADD A NAME SO THIS STAYS CURRENT.UPDATES:--Friend had a bad tractor accident. Coming along well but still needs prayers.--Those that are suffering and have nobody to pray for them. --Those going thru the virus, having financial hardships, emotional challenges or difficulty adjusting to this new life we are leading. --The addicts that are struggling, those that have relapsed and those trying to make their way back to the rooms.--Josh & Heather – Their 3 day old baby died.--Matthew - dealing with serious and unknown health issues.--Jim and Joan – grieving the loss of their first born son after a battle with cancer--Kim-Sister of a former classmate. Cancer has found a new home in her spleen and we sure could use any additional prayers for her. She will be having surgery early in the new year to remove it, but her life after removal will involve a lot of challenges. --Melissa Gross – REALLY needs prayers for her health-currently in a rehab for an infection--Barbara Montana – prayers for her and her husband who is recooperating.--Billie B – needs prayers for her health-Lynn – Had cancer surgery last week; She gets pathology report next week and that decides further treatment.-Susan F – Needs prayers for her health.--Erin – has a complicated pregnancy and needs prayers--Lydia Brown-Jennings and family - Gd knows what is going on and what is needed.--Family of Nathan Wright. – Gd knows what is going on and what is needed.--My neighbor & his wife are both quite ill. Trying to get to Mayo Clinic in MN for possible answers and help.--Becky Ruppe – Fighting for her life; her son Ben & husband James have to stay healthy.--Recovering addict that is hurting. Gd knows who it is.--Former classmate & their family – sibling just died of corona virus--Kharizma – my friend’s infant granddaughter is in the hospital with blood clots in her brain--Jamie Estes – health problems so bad he had to shut down his business.-- Susan Melissa Gross – Endless health problems. Just went through yet another surgery--Suzanne Brueckheimer Zea – significant health issue--Paul Beeker – Continued health challenges--Hanya Chaya bas Malka – Single mom of young child with liver cancer. Last hope is aggressive therapy to give her 6 months-1 year. Nothing else has worked & it keeps growing.--Marti Driskell – being treated for cancer again; --Jimmy M of Detroit--Joyce Kahn- in quarantine after heart valve replacement and lymphoma (9th round)--Ellen Landriau- in rehab after emergency appendectomy and pneumoni--John Caleb & his family – baby with a congenital heart defect.--Liz – Diagnosed with Lupus and learning how to live life with it.--Benita Williams – Young lady with stage 4 cancer going thru aggressive chemo. --Lady with 20 yrs in recovery needs strong prayers – Gd knows why.--Judy – prayers that she stay strong and positive and that they caught her cancer in time. --A single Mom & her two daughters; Gd knows the situation & what is needed.-Janice – continued good health.--Marv – Veteran with dementia and health issues. Has several surgeries coming up.--Carole –needs strength being a caregiver to Marv-Michael – a friend of a friend was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer-Joni David – Breathing issues and nodule on her remaining lung--Thomas, the brother of a very special lady recovering from surgery and got an infection--Chris-pray for his 2 children, parent and firefighter brothers & friends; 42yo had a massive heart attack in the line of duty. --Bryant Jones – recovering from motorcycle; driver was texting while driving--Heather – a woman in Texas facing cancer & chemo for the second time.--Judy – sister of friend; cancer and no money other than her fixed income; requires significant assistance in day to day living due to confusion and day to day living;--Lindsay McClure – granddaughter of my neighbor. Acute Leukemia and getting stem cells.--Tom Wester is being treated for blunt force trauma to the brain in 7 areas.--Henya Chaya bas Malka – Single Mom whose cancer has returned & starting chemo again--Whitney – 30yo having treatment for MS. Went thru one round and has to have an unexpected second round.--Jenie Coleman- Complications from Type 1 Diabetes & doesn’t have money to pay for meds.--Nancy S. - has severe GI issues with pain. Praying for answers, solutions and healing.--Joni and Steve R battling cancer --Benyamin Dov Ben Peninah Perel Ruth – --Ora Malka bas Ruchel--Nicole – serious complications after surgery--Braxton--Miriam Barucha bas Aviva--Tzipora Fria bas Yenta Ruchel - Fell on ice and hit her head. She had to quit practicing medicine--Friend’s son-in-law has complications to his brain tumor--Mike Campbell – Fighting lung cancer--Cem – survived surgery; many more to come.--Chaim Meyer ben Ora Malka ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
You don’t realize how much you have neglected yourself until you make yourself a priority again. Random act of idea of the day: Be nice to receptionists. Just saying “hi, how are you” is more than most people do. Doctor’s offices, hair salon, calling to make an appointment, etc. Gratitude list for Saturday: (1) Grateful for the intimacy at the meditation meeting I attend. (2) Grateful for laughter and fun when I got my hair done. Used someone new and didn’t have a chance to be nervous. (3) Grateful for the kind word from two employees at the salon about my energy. (4) Grateful for learning what not to eat if I wait for an extended time to have a meal. (5) Grateful for a change in my heart and how I look at thing, at least more times than not. (6) Grateful for the super friendly manager at a store I have never been to.You are special so be good to yourself today!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
Asking for help isn’t a sign of weakness, it’s a sign of humility and self awareness.Random act of idea of the day: When someone bothers you, use it as a mirror to look inward.Gratitude list for Friday: (1) Grateful for realizing I needed to cut back on sodium. (2) Grateful I found a healthy and yummy way to make a mug cake. (3) Grateful I listened to my body and took the night off, napped after work, had dinner and went back to sleep. (4) Grateful for someone that helps me with my travel plans. Meeting cancelled and now I don’t leave until Monday morning. (5) Grateful for sharing my truth with a friend and her being understanding.You are special so be good to yourself today!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
I have failed over and over gain in my life and that is why I succeed. - Michael JordanRandom act of idea of the day: Engage with a cashier while thy are checking you out.Gratitude list for Thursday: (1) Grateful for talking the time to make myself a nice dinner because I am worth it. (2) Grateful for being able to be happy for those that have something I would like but don’t have…this has not always been the case. (3) Grateful for the personal relationship I have with a co-worker. (4) Grateful for do many friendly neighbors. (5) Grateful for the birds that serenade me each morning.You are special so be good to yourself today!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
I have failed over and over gain in my life and that is why I succeed. - Michael JordanRandom act of kindness idea of the day: Feed your soul just as you do your body.Gratitude list for Wednesday: (1) Grateful feeling confident when I presented at a trade show event while being a bit nervous. (2) Grateful for being invited to do something for work I have never done. (3) Grateful for being strong and healthy enough to work until 8:30 last night…that hasn’t always been the case. (4) Grateful for not beating myself up for not getting to the gym due to work. (5) Grateful for my mailman. He is always super friendly and engaging when I see him. You are special so be good to yourself today! ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulder of giants. - Issac NewtonGratitude list for Monday & Tuesday: (1) Grateful for my health. I do not take that for granted. (2) Grateful for trying to understand rather than being understood. (3) Grateful for a thoughtful friend. (4) Grateful for knowing my boss trusts me. (5) Grateful for the open sharing at my home group. (6) Grateful for laughter from my birds. They didn’t like a feed that I tried and practically stopped visiting. I went back to the regular feed I gave them and they are back here all day. You are special so be good to yourself today! ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

I Am A Thrivalist
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively. – Bob MarleyRandom act of idea of the day: Don’t turn down the opportunity to be of service.Gratitude list for Saturday: (1) Grateful for being asked to share at a meeting. (2) Grateful for choosing to have a relaxing morning at home rather than going to a meeting…I really needed it. (3) Grateful I need to give away the jeans that I wore yesterday because they are big. I’ve released 13.7lbs so far on my new journey. (4) Grateful for several positive interactions when I did some shopping. (5) Grateful for a conversation with a lady that gave me a perspective on how to dress that I never really thought about….if it makes me feel good, it looks good. (6) Grateful for choosing to eat something way off my plan and allowed myself to enjoy every bite. (7) Grateful for the gift of sponsees.You are special so be good to yourself today! ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

I Am A Thrivalist
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. – DemocritusRandom act of idea of the day: Thank someone for their service…Gratitude list for Friday: (1) Grateful for the trainer that kicks my butt at the gym. (2) Grateful for wanting to eat healthy even though other thoughts go thru my mind. (3) Grateful for our home group, the great speaker and the newcomer that picked up a white chip. (4) Grateful for people that are regularly supporting our meeting. (5) Grateful for the awesome lady that works at a local coffee shop. She is always friendly and makes me feel special. (6) Grateful for my choices and consequences because they all help me become who I amYou are special so be good to yourself today! ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

I Am A Thrivalist
You will find what you look for, so look for something wonderful. - Bryant McGillRandom act of idea of the day: Offer someone working outside a bottle of water.Gratitude list for Thursday: (1) Grateful for the owner of Genesis Performance and Fitness. He really cares about how I am doing with my exercise, not just taking my money. (2) Grateful for not doing what I was thinking about. (3) Grateful for feeling valued at work. (4) Grateful for being gentle with myself. (5) Grateful for sharing my truth in a kind way rather than being snarky. (6) Grateful for seeing a post that said “today I am struggling with __________” and my answer was nothing.You are special so be good to yourself today! ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

I Am A Thrivalist
Sometimes it’s better to let the silence do the talking.Random act of idea of the day: Stop to chat with a neighbor walking a pet.Gratitude list for Wednesday: (1) Grateful for not having side effects other than my arm hurting from the vaccine. (2) Grateful for a neighbor willing to take my mail and packages even though I will be travelling quite a bit. (3) Grateful for a boss I can joke with and enjoy. (4) Grateful for the reduction in my appetite. Love my new healthy way of eating and all the support the program provides. (5) Grateful I am meeting some of the ladies from my group for brunch Sunday. You are special so be good to yourself today! ... See MoreSee Less
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