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Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Can Do Today

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We hear about the stories every day.  Someone passed away unexpectantly, someone has an unexpected illness… you know what I’m talking about. This morning I woke to a message from one of our Foundation’s team members that her brother-in-law…

It's Time to Enjoy Life: The Enjoy Life Community Program™

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Years ago I was the President of the Port Jefferson Station / Terryville Civic Association.  During my time as an officer, our organization functioned beyond its primary function of being a community watchdog.  Myself, Bill Theis and Jacki…

Stuff

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My sisters and I had breakfast together yesterday.  In our busy lives, it has been really hard to take time out to visit with each other.  Years ago I had suggested making a monthly family breakfast, and I’m actually glad this is hopefully…

“I’m going to die soon”

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“I’m going to die soon.”  Yesterday I spoke with a relative who said this to me.  Not, thankfully, because she has any particular health reason for the statement, but because she bought a new couch. I asked her to explain. She discussed…

Programmed for Unhappiness

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Dear Rebecca, I have some questions for you and would appreciate your insights. How is it possible to just stay present when it feels like unlimited potential presents itself? Potential is futurizing. I get that. But how is it possible to just…

Do it anyway

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We have an amazing group page, on facebook, (Facebook Group Link).  As a result of a post by Mike Pastore and then a post by Nancy Gordon today, I received a huge inspiration to write my weekly reflection:  Do it anyway. So, Mike started…

Divided We Fall

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"Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall!"  -  Founding Father John Dickinson in his pre-Revolutionary War song "The Liberty Song", first published in the Boston Gazette in July 1768. I have…

Sober and Happy Holidays!

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   The Holidays can be a challenging time for millions of people recovering from alcohol and drug addictions. People, places and things around holiday festivities can be triggers for relapse.  Here are some tips you may consider that may…

Accountability

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Today I learned about a 56 year old man who was killed riding his motorcycle.  He was killed by a 22 year old boy who tried to make a left turn.  Unfortunately, that left turn was made right into this motorcyclist as he was just driving along. This…