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Four Options for Dealing with ALL Problems

Earlier this week I was talking with someone about the duck boat accident in Missouri and the one family that lost nine of it’s members in the blink of an eye.¬† We started talking about how people adapt to situations like that.¬† Why do some people, in the face of great tragedy, move towards acceptance while others, even in the midst of minor problems, become mired in a well of anger, sadness or bitterness?

Part of my mission with Natty Gal is to help people live their most satisfying life.¬† And life can’t be satisfying if you are suffering…with sadness, anger or resentment.¬† Today’s post talks about dealing with problems so that you STOP suffering and start living your most satisfying life.

Dealing with ALL Problems | How to Deal with Grief | How to Deal with Illness | How to Deal with Life Problems Continue reading “Four Options for Dealing with ALL Problems”

Life Throws a Curve Ball

Hi friends.¬† Today’s post was supposed to be a review of the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, what I’ve always heard is an upscale and activity-filled wonderland for both adults and kids in southwest PA.¬† We were scheduled to head out Friday morning with some friends and my bag was packed, as was my pup’s for a weekend stay at his grandmas.¬† Then on Thursday night life threw us a curve ball.

Pet Loss | Hermangiosarcoma in Dogs | Grieving a Pet | Pet Grief Continue reading “Life Throws a Curve Ball”

Two Key Takeaways from My College Days

In the last 4-6 weeks I’ve had a flurry of family and friends sending their kids off to school. ¬†Some for the very first time! ¬†It’s sparked a lot of reminiscing, observations on how the college experience has changed these past (gulp) 30 years and conversations pertaining to “What I Wish I’d Known Then”.

My experience was a bit unique in that my mother worked her entire career at a local state university. ¬†One of the amazing benefits of doing so was the free tuition afforded to her immediate family members. That’s right, if I went to university at her workplace, I went tuition FREE. No brainer! ¬†Now, this was an incredible opportunity that has made a tremendous difference in my life. ¬†But did I fully capitalize on it? ¬†Sadly, no. Continue reading “Two Key Takeaways from My College Days”

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