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The next time something or someone makes you feel agitated, sad or just plain weird -  give thought to why that may be. Think about experiences from past jobs, relationships, and even your childhood that could be causing you to make assumptions about the way things have to be.
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Have you encountered stories you're ready to release lately? .
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#whatmattersmost #iamwellandgood #wellandgood #findjoy #reclaimthehappy #livelightly #theeverydayproject #petitjoys #mindfulmoments #themindfulmeg

What stories are you telling yourself based on things that happened to you in the past? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I've been deep diving into this question myself, to move past some resistance in both my business and life. Through my mindfulness practice, I've gotten pretty good at quieting the voice that used to tell them - so I thought they went away. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I was wrong! I've learned that the toughest, most detrimental stories are the ones that lie beneath the surface of our consciousness. The only way to release them is to acknowledge them, and the best way I've found to do that is this: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Pay attention to your emotions. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The next time something or someone makes you feel agitated, sad or just plain weird - give thought to why that may be. Think about experiences from past jobs, relationships, and even your childhood that could be causing you to make assumptions about the way things have to be. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The reality is - they don't have to be that way and acknowledging and releasing what you think you know is the only way to move forward. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Have you encountered stories you're ready to release lately? . 📸 . . . . . #whatmattersmost #iamwellandgood #wellandgood #findjoy #reclaimthehappy #livelightly #theeverydayproject #petitjoys #mindfulmoments #themindfulmeg

Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough 💖
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When I feel anxious, when I feel lost, when I feel like I’m in over my head, when I feel a loss of peace within- this is where I come! I know that prayer isn’t where everyone turns but it’s the place I feel my soul calm.  I hope that all of your endeavors today make you feel a sense of purpose. I hope that you feel a sense of joy and happiness within your life. I hope that if today is a difficult day, that you remember  that you will see better days. #catholic #haveagoodday #findjoy #findjoydaily #findjoyintheordinary

When I feel anxious, when I feel lost, when I feel like I’m in over my head, when I feel a loss of peace within- this is where I come! I know that prayer isn’t where everyone turns but it’s the place I feel my soul calm. I hope that all of your endeavors today make you feel a sense of purpose. I hope that you feel a sense of joy and happiness within your life. I hope that if today is a difficult day, that you remember that you will see better days. #catholic #haveagoodday #findjoy #findjoydaily #findjoyintheordinary

#TKB100Days Day 17 & 18

We’re on the go for the week! We’ve spent time packing and traveling together the last two nights.
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Our question... how in the world do you pack light?? Every time we travel it seems like we’re moving in, especially with a baby!
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Thomas is a Tetris master when it comes to packing a suitcase. Alyssa is a sit-on-the-suitcase-with-all-your-weight-just-to-make-it-close kind of girl.
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#familyadventures #adventurefamily #goadventuretogether #relationshipsmatter #southwestairlines #findjoy #findjoyinthejourney

#TKB100Days Day 17 & 18 We’re on the go for the week! We’ve spent time packing and traveling together the last two nights. . Our question... how in the world do you pack light?? Every time we travel it seems like we’re moving in, especially with a baby! . Thomas is a Tetris master when it comes to packing a suitcase. Alyssa is a sit-on-the-suitcase-with-all-your-weight-just-to-make-it-close kind of girl. . #familyadventures #adventurefamily #goadventuretogether #relationshipsmatter #southwestairlines #findjoy #findjoyinthejourney

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. Monday night at my American Business Women’s Association meeting (ABWA), @abwawindsong, I was so inspired by the women who spoke. So many talented, educated, accomplished women. I truly was inspired, but so easily that venomous snake called comparison slips in. I have to fight him off daily. We are ALL important, we are ALL talented, and worthy and loved. Be an inspiration in someone”s life today. Be the reason someone smiles today. #findjoy #beablessing ❤️❤️❤️

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. Monday night at my American Business Women’s Association meeting (ABWA), @abwawindsong , I was so inspired by the women who spoke. So many talented, educated, accomplished women. I truly was inspired, but so easily that venomous snake called comparison slips in. I have to fight him off daily. We are ALL important, we are ALL talented, and worthy and loved. Be an inspiration in someone”s life today. Be the reason someone smiles today. #findjoy #beablessing ❤️❤️❤️

By writing down your affirmations and placing them somewhere you’ll see them everyday, you become so familiar with them, after a while it feels like you’ve written them in your heart and on your mind. You internalise and truly start to believe...it’s pretty powerful. What you believe shapes your reality. It affects how you think and therefore how you act. That my friends is how to start to change your outlook on life, and start to change your life😁 What affirmations do you like best? #businessbabes #whorunstheworld #womenleaders #girlsruntheworld #givelove #moretime #simplifyyourlife #livingwithintention #youareabadass #spiritualbossbabe #extraincomeopportunity #workfromhomejobs #workfromwifi #purposedrivenlife #wholeheartedliving #loveyourselftoday #meditatedaily #healthfirst #healthygut #skinhealthy #healthyglow #energised #moreenergy #findjoy #surroundyourselfwithgoodpeople #happinessisastateofmind #gratitudeeveryday #radiatelightandlove #helpingotherssucceed #presentmomentawareness

By writing down your affirmations and placing them somewhere you’ll see them everyday, you become so familiar with them, after a while it feels like you’ve written them in your heart and on your mind. You internalise and truly start to believe...it’s pretty powerful. What you believe shapes your reality. It affects how you think and therefore how you act. That my friends is how to start to change your outlook on life, and start to change your life😁 What affirmations do you like best? #businessbabes #whorunstheworld #womenleaders #girlsruntheworld #givelove #moretime #simplifyyourlife #livingwithintention #youareabadass #spiritualbossbabe #extraincomeopportunity #workfromhomejobs #workfromwifi #purposedrivenlife #wholeheartedliving #loveyourselftoday #meditatedaily #healthfirst #healthygut #skinhealthy #healthyglow #energised #moreenergy #findjoy #surroundyourselfwithgoodpeople #happinessisastateofmind #gratitudeeveryday #radiatelightandlove #helpingotherssucceed #presentmomentawareness

Who else loves this depressing weather in LA in the morning? ☁️

Who else loves this depressing weather in LA in the morning? ☁️

This band. There is no way to sufficiently express how F*ing much they mean to me. 💞🌟 For those of you that know me, know that music is the way to my soul and heart center. 🌈🎼 Music is a form of therapy. #musictherapy is a guaranteed effective way to balance ⚖️ out all of the ☠️💩 in life. Thank you @judahandthelion for coming into my life when I needed it the most, and for being such a bright light 💡in some of the darkest times of my life. Your music is priceless. It comes from the heart. ❤️💛💚 and that is what it’s all about. 🔥💎 LOVE THIS COVER! #judahandthelion #tompetty #wontbackdown #dontbackdown #lifeisworthit #darktolight #mentalhealthmatters #faceyourpain #painheals #healthmatters #findjoy #findwhatworks #supportsystem #jatlfam #jatl #passionfashion

This band. There is no way to sufficiently express how F*ing much they mean to me. 💞🌟 For those of you that know me, know that music is the way to my soul and heart center. 🌈🎼 Music is a form of therapy. #musictherapy is a guaranteed effective way to balance ⚖️ out all of the ☠️💩 in life. Thank you @judahandthelion for coming into my life when I needed it the most, and for being such a bright light 💡in some of the darkest times of my life. Your music is priceless. It comes from the heart. ❤️💛💚 and that is what it’s all about. 🔥💎 LOVE THIS COVER! #judahandthelion #tompetty #wontbackdown #dontbackdown #lifeisworthit #darktolight #mentalhealthmatters #faceyourpain #painheals #healthmatters #findjoy #findwhatworks #supportsystem #jatlfam #jatl #passionfashion

Our client services strategy🙌? For each and every client to be safe, valued and happy within their living space.
#seniorliving #seniorlifestyle #eldercareservices #findjoy 
#aging #care #vermont #athomeseniorcare

Our client services strategy🙌? For each and every client to be safe, valued and happy within their living space. #seniorliving #seniorlifestyle #eldercareservices #findjoy #aging #care #vermont #athomeseniorcare

I may not have a thigh gap, but these legs are STRONG  AF and have carried my body through some pretty amazing adventures.

I may not have a ripped 6 pack when I lift my shirt, but this tummy has been stretched out to the MAX 2x, ending both in c- sections,  not to mention being cut into to remove a spleen/gall bladder. 
I may have stretch Marks all over my body not ONLY from pregnancy, but from a lifetime struggle of gaining excess weight and putting my body through a roller coaster with weight fluctuation. 
If you stop focusing on what "MEDIA" says is beautiful,  and train your mind to see what is ACTUALLY beautiful,  you'll begin to find true happiness within. Your body is pretty freaking amazing and you are beautiful TODAY as you are. Your body isn't broken,  your mind is.  Work hard on loving yourself and the rest will take care of itself. ♡

I may not have a thigh gap, but these legs are STRONG AF and have carried my body through some pretty amazing adventures. I may not have a ripped 6 pack when I lift my shirt, but this tummy has been stretched out to the MAX 2x, ending both in c- sections, not to mention being cut into to remove a spleen/gall bladder. I may have stretch Marks all over my body not ONLY from pregnancy, but from a lifetime struggle of gaining excess weight and putting my body through a roller coaster with weight fluctuation. If you stop focusing on what "MEDIA" says is beautiful, and train your mind to see what is ACTUALLY beautiful, you'll begin to find true happiness within. Your body is pretty freaking amazing and you are beautiful TODAY as you are. Your body isn't broken, your mind is. Work hard on loving yourself and the rest will take care of itself. ♡

Roman excitedly jumped on the scale this morning and shouted, “Mom! It says a 4, and a 6, and I’m like 40 pounds!!! That means I’m so big I could even break through the ceiling!” And with that information he decided, “I’m not takin’ my stuffie to daycare. No more stuffies anymore. I’m big now!” He took off down the stairs.🖤
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I wish I looked at the scale with that kind of joy lol. I guess it’s all about your perspective, isn’t it? The scale has been driving me crazy lately... not moving quickly enough and leaving me feeling unsatisfied.  Maybe it’s time to work on my perspective... I haven’t taken measurements in awhile so maybe THAT will bring me more joy than the scale has been 😂.
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#gym #gymmotivation #fitnessmotivation #fitness #fitmom #mom #momlife #boymom #toddlerlife #holistichealing #strugglebus #healthylifestyle #healthy #nontoxic #nontoxicliving #joy #struggle #scale #loveyourself #nutrition #findjoy #kickboxing #cycling #strengthtraining #hiit #zumba #gymlife #getfit #dowhatyoulove #love

Roman excitedly jumped on the scale this morning and shouted, “Mom! It says a 4, and a 6, and I’m like 40 pounds!!! That means I’m so big I could even break through the ceiling!” And with that information he decided, “I’m not takin’ my stuffie to daycare. No more stuffies anymore. I’m big now!” He took off down the stairs.🖤 . I wish I looked at the scale with that kind of joy lol. I guess it’s all about your perspective, isn’t it? The scale has been driving me crazy lately... not moving quickly enough and leaving me feeling unsatisfied. Maybe it’s time to work on my perspective... I haven’t taken measurements in awhile so maybe THAT will bring me more joy than the scale has been 😂. . . . . . #gym #gymmotivation #fitnessmotivation #fitness #fitmom #mom #momlife #boymom #toddlerlife #holistichealing #strugglebus #healthylifestyle #healthy #nontoxic #nontoxicliving #joy #struggle #scale #loveyourself #nutrition #findjoy #kickboxing #cycling #strengthtraining #hiit #zumba #gymlife #getfit #dowhatyoulove #love

Each day, I fail them in some way as their mom. And each day, they forgive me completely, shower me with hugs and kisses and tell me repeatedly I’m the best mom ever. I don’t know how they got it in their head that I am, but I do know that we could all stand to have half as much grace and forgiveness as kids do.
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#motherhood #motherhoodunplugged #ohheymama #momlife #boymom #toddlermom #thatsdarling #family #motherhoodthroughinstagram #motherhoodrising #reallife #joyfulmamas #humansofjoy #motherhoodalive #mybeautifulmess #findbalance #findjoy #myhonestmotherhood #momsofig #mommytime  #flashesofdelight #thehappynow #busymom #imperfectmom #momstrong

Each day, I fail them in some way as their mom. And each day, they forgive me completely, shower me with hugs and kisses and tell me repeatedly I’m the best mom ever. I don’t know how they got it in their head that I am, but I do know that we could all stand to have half as much grace and forgiveness as kids do. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ . ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ . ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ . ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ . ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ . ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #motherhood #motherhoodunplugged #ohheymama #momlife #boymom #toddlermom #thatsdarling #family #motherhoodthroughinstagram #motherhoodrising #reallife #joyfulmamas #humansofjoy #motherhoodalive #mybeautifulmess #findbalance #findjoy #myhonestmotherhood #momsofig #mommytime #flashesofdelight #thehappynow #busymom #imperfectmom #momstrong

Before enlightenment do the dishes and take out the trash.. after enlightenment do the dishes and take out the trash. Find the joy in living and spiritual in the mundane. Be here now ~ @babaramdass .
If this was it.. If life was never different from this moment, which it ALWAYS will change, even second to second, instead of waiting for life to change and things to be “perfect” “one day” could you live fully into it as it is and even accept it as perfect for this moment? Could you give gratitude for it? Where would the gratitude be? What would you embrace more fully?
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#beherenow #enlightenment #healing #meditation #embracelife #findjoy #shamanichealing #lifeisgood #cincinnatihealing #bewhereyouare

Before enlightenment do the dishes and take out the trash.. after enlightenment do the dishes and take out the trash. Find the joy in living and spiritual in the mundane. Be here now ~ @babaramdass . If this was it.. If life was never different from this moment, which it ALWAYS will change, even second to second, instead of waiting for life to change and things to be “perfect” “one day” could you live fully into it as it is and even accept it as perfect for this moment? Could you give gratitude for it? Where would the gratitude be? What would you embrace more fully? . . #beherenow #enlightenment #healing #meditation #embracelife #findjoy #shamanichealing #lifeisgood #cincinnatihealing #bewhereyouare

Reminder: Hey Child, stay wild! 
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river of joy within you - Rumi

Missing you. Gonna find you soon! 
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#livethelittlethings #petitejoys #finditliveit #chasingwildestdreams #liveunscripted #happinessiseverywhere #welivetoexplore #verilymoment #findjoy #theroadknows

Reminder: Hey Child, stay wild! When you do things from your soul, you feel a river of joy within you - Rumi Missing you. Gonna find you soon! xoxo #livethelittlethings #petitejoys #finditliveit #chasingwildestdreams #liveunscripted #happinessiseverywhere #welivetoexplore #verilymoment #findjoy #theroadknows

Try conjuring up the feeling of pure, unconditional satisfaction. If you're not sure you've felt it before, use your imagination to create the feeling. Envision that you've done an amazingjob on something important and feel the sensations in your body of feeling so good about yourself. The energetic vibration of your feelings will generate circumstances and situations that are in alignment. The more often you evoke these feelings of satisfaction, the more the outer world will reflect that satisfaction back to you. ❤️

Try conjuring up the feeling of pure, unconditional satisfaction. If you're not sure you've felt it before, use your imagination to create the feeling. Envision that you've done an amazingjob on something important and feel the sensations in your body of feeling so good about yourself. The energetic vibration of your feelings will generate circumstances and situations that are in alignment. The more often you evoke these feelings of satisfaction, the more the outer world will reflect that satisfaction back to you. ❤️

Summer school day 3. Send help. They’ve apparently forgotten everything they’ve ever learned and I’m a horrible mother for making them work 🤷‍♀️

Summer school day 3. Send help. They’ve apparently forgotten everything they’ve ever learned and I’m a horrible mother for making them work 🤷‍♀️

We live much of our lives by habit. When we walk along a familiar street we no longer register its features: our perceptions loose their freshness. However, we can recreate the impression of newness.
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On a dry sunny day, lie on your back in a park and view the world from this new perspective.  Passers-by will be upside down, and the nearby flowers will be seen from the side. Contemplate the idea that an adjustment of angle does not change the reality of what you see. You, may however, see things as you have never seen them before, and taking time to view things from a fresh perspective offers you rare moments of wonder.
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#thepowerofnow #mindfulliving #mindfulness #wellbeing #mindbodyspirit #wellnesswarriors #connectwithnature  #livewell #WellnessWednesday #wellnessjourney  #findjoy #positivevibes  #liveinthemoment #highvibrations #happymoment #healthandhappiness #youaremagic
#centred #healthylivingrevolution #designyourlife #mindfulmoments #nature #thatauthenticliving  #wellpreneur #wellnesscommunity #staypresent #midweekmotivation
#raiseyourvibration #higherself #gowithin

We live much of our lives by habit. When we walk along a familiar street we no longer register its features: our perceptions loose their freshness. However, we can recreate the impression of newness. . On a dry sunny day, lie on your back in a park and view the world from this new perspective.  Passers-by will be upside down, and the nearby flowers will be seen from the side. Contemplate the idea that an adjustment of angle does not change the reality of what you see. You, may however, see things as you have never seen them before, and taking time to view things from a fresh perspective offers you rare moments of wonder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #thepowerofnow #mindfulliving #mindfulness #wellbeing #mindbodyspirit #wellnesswarriors #connectwithnature   #livewell #WellnessWednesday #wellnessjourney   #findjoy #positivevibes   #liveinthemoment #highvibrations #happymoment #healthandhappiness #youaremagic #centred #healthylivingrevolution #designyourlife #mindfulmoments #nature #thatauthenticliving   #wellpreneur #wellnesscommunity #staypresent #midweekmotivation #raiseyourvibration #higherself #gowithin

Name a more perfect morning. ☕️ 🐶 🌸 ☀️ 📖

Name a more perfect morning. ☕️ 🐶 🌸 ☀️ 📖

My almost 5 yr old little man told me this morning “mommy you look so cute with that sweatshirt on” - after I JUST woke up and threw this on 🥰
Maybe bcuz I told him I’d make him bacon banana pancakes🥓🍌🥞... or maybe just cuz he’s a little sweetie 😂🤔
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Magical sweet little moments happen like this everyday since I got sober 38 days ago. 
My kids energy, reactions, moods have changed WITH mine. 
I have so much more patience and understanding for them. I can tell they know, I’m different. 
More calm, not tired all the time, not irritable all the time. I’m happier. Probably more pleasant to be around. 
My mindset has shifted. 
It IS SO affecting them, and makes me even more grateful and thankful that I’ve made this decision to take alcohol out of my life. .
Everyday is a blessing friends. 
See it. Believe it. Live it like it is ✨🌼✌🏼 #LoveIsTheBestIngredient

My almost 5 yr old little man told me this morning “mommy you look so cute with that sweatshirt on” - after I JUST woke up and threw this on 🥰 Maybe bcuz I told him I’d make him bacon banana pancakes🥓🍌🥞... or maybe just cuz he’s a little sweetie 😂🤔 . Either way. Magical sweet little moments happen like this everyday since I got sober 38 days ago. My kids energy, reactions, moods have changed WITH mine. I have so much more patience and understanding for them. I can tell they know, I’m different. More calm, not tired all the time, not irritable all the time. I’m happier. Probably more pleasant to be around. My mindset has shifted. It IS SO affecting them, and makes me even more grateful and thankful that I’ve made this decision to take alcohol out of my life. . Everyday is a blessing friends. See it. Believe it. Live it like it is ✨🌼✌🏼 #LoveIsTheBestIngredient

🚘Book Feature🚘 Thank you @tlcbooktours and @parkrowbooks #partner for the gifted book.⁣
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Happy Wednesday y'all! I hope the week has been treating you well so far. Only a few more days until the weekend!⁣
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I am so happy to be part of @tlcbooktours Instagram tour for THE GREAT UNEXPECTED by Dan Mooney. It is a fun, feel-good read that reminds us to treasure our friendships and find joy in every day. ⁣
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Synopsis:⁣
A curmudgeon and his eccentric new roommate team together to plan an epic escape in this charming, poignant tale.⁣
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Joel lives in a nursing home and he's not one bit happy about it. He hated being told when to eat, when to sleep, when to take his pills. He's fed up with life and begins to plan a way out when his new roommate, a retired soap opera actor named Frank, moves in and turns the nursing home community upside down.⁣
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Though the two men couldn't be more opposite, a fast friendship is formed when Frank is the only one who listens to and stands up for Joel. When Joel tells Frank about his burgeoning plan, they embark together on a mission to find the perfect escape, and along the way discover that it's never too late for a new beginning.⁣
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Filled with colorful characters, sparkling humor and deep emotion, 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘎𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵 𝘜𝘯𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘦𝘥 is a story of friendship, finding oneself later in life and experiencing newfound joy in the most unexpected places.⁣
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If you were to plan a great escape, where would you go? xoxo, Mel.⁣
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🚘Book Feature🚘 Thank you @tlcbooktours and @parkrowbooks #partner for the gifted book.⁣ ⁣ Happy Wednesday y'all! I hope the week has been treating you well so far. Only a few more days until the weekend!⁣ ⁣ I am so happy to be part of @tlcbooktours Instagram tour for THE GREAT UNEXPECTED by Dan Mooney. It is a fun, feel-good read that reminds us to treasure our friendships and find joy in every day. ⁣ ⁣ Synopsis:⁣ A curmudgeon and his eccentric new roommate team together to plan an epic escape in this charming, poignant tale.⁣ ⁣ Joel lives in a nursing home and he's not one bit happy about it. He hated being told when to eat, when to sleep, when to take his pills. He's fed up with life and begins to plan a way out when his new roommate, a retired soap opera actor named Frank, moves in and turns the nursing home community upside down.⁣ ⁣ Though the two men couldn't be more opposite, a fast friendship is formed when Frank is the only one who listens to and stands up for Joel. When Joel tells Frank about his burgeoning plan, they embark together on a mission to find the perfect escape, and along the way discover that it's never too late for a new beginning.⁣ ⁣ Filled with colorful characters, sparkling humor and deep emotion, 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘎𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵 𝘜𝘯𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘦𝘥 is a story of friendship, finding oneself later in life and experiencing newfound joy in the most unexpected places.⁣ ⁣ If you were to plan a great escape, where would you go? xoxo, Mel.⁣ ________________________________________⁣ #thegreatunexpected #danmooney #bookstagram #thegreatescape #friendships #bookclub #tlcbooktours #bookworm #bookgeek #findjoy #readersofinstagram #instabook #igreads #bookblog #bookphotography #bookstagramfeature #humor

“Nature often holds up a mirror so we can see more clearly the ongoing processes of growth, renewal, and transformation in our lives.” ~ Anonymous 🌳

Trees make transformation look so damn easy 🍃 . 
The truth, is process is often difficult and messy. Just in a physical transformations there is hard work and often it looks worse before it looks better- blood, sweat, tears, detox, breakouts. When it comes to transforming our lives we have to walk away from attachments, beliefs, and peel away layers to our core. Often leading to the end of friendships, relationships, jobs, and lifestyles. It can be cluttered with judgements, anger, and disapproval by others and even within ourselves. It requires looking deeply into ourselves without judgement . 🍁
There is no right or wrong way, the process is not linear, and there really is no finish line. It’s the messy journey, the lessons learned, the perspective and insights gained. Remember your strength, embrace the ebb and flow.

“Nature often holds up a mirror so we can see more clearly the ongoing processes of growth, renewal, and transformation in our lives.” ~ Anonymous 🌳 Trees make transformation look so damn easy 🍃 . The truth, is process is often difficult and messy. Just in a physical transformations there is hard work and often it looks worse before it looks better- blood, sweat, tears, detox, breakouts. When it comes to transforming our lives we have to walk away from attachments, beliefs, and peel away layers to our core. Often leading to the end of friendships, relationships, jobs, and lifestyles. It can be cluttered with judgements, anger, and disapproval by others and even within ourselves. It requires looking deeply into ourselves without judgement . 🍁 There is no right or wrong way, the process is not linear, and there really is no finish line. It’s the messy journey, the lessons learned, the perspective and insights gained. Remember your strength, embrace the ebb and flow.

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