Finding Happiness Through Being a Mermaid

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It was something I have dreamt about for at least a decade, but possibly forever. I finally had the chance to be a Mermaid in the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, and it was beyond amazing. It was epic. It was life-changing. I am forever a mermaid now, until the end of my days! The Coney Island Mermaid […]

Finding Happiness Through Being A Sexy Vegan

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A lot of my friends have what seems to me to be a rather unhealthy obsession with bacon. It’s hard for me to understand it, because I stopped eating meat ten years ago, and recently transitioned from being vegetarian (no meat) to vegan (essentially no meat, dairy or eggs, i.e. no animal-based products). But everybody […]

Finding Happiness in Every Breath

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I am so thankful right now, feeling gratitude and finding happiness in every single breath of clean air, just a week after my family finally escaped to safety after being deeply impacted by the volcanic eruption and ash cloud from Calbuco in Chile.

Giving Dream Focus to Your Fitness Goals

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It takes years to work on fitness dreams, from gaining health to losing weight. These things take time. So does coming to realize what my own dream needs: focus. That might sound stupid. After all I have been sharing with you dear dreamers all about how I lost 75+ pounds 3 years back. It feels […]

Finding Happiness Through Being a Fun Fearless Female

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Just over five years ago, I spotted an ad on Craigslist – San Francisco for a “fun, fearless female writer” and I knew I was the woman they were looking for! I immediately applied on the spot to be a blogger for 8womendream – and the rest, as they say, is history!

Finding Happiness Through Designing My Life

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Many years ago, I decided that I wanted a flexible lifestyle, in which I could choose my own work hours, pick projects that excite me, and allow plenty of time for self-care, adventures and fun. I embarked on the journey of being self-employed part-time back in January 2000, and went full-time right after 9/11 back in 2001.

Finding Happiness Through Spiritual Inspirational Mentors

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Last Thursday night, I treated myself to a trip to New York City to meet a long-time spiritual inspiration and mentor of mine, Kute Blackson. Sometimes one way of boosting our happiness is to get some fierce inspiration from someone who is all about helping people live their highest and best lives. The event was called […]