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Life Tsunami: Through the Looking Glass (Part 2)
During my sedation, I was aware that things were not going as planned. The combination of fentanyl and morphine I was given while sedated had an effect on my perception of real and imagined events. In Part 1, Life Tsunami: Surviving the Unexpected, I lay out the facts...
Life Tsunami: Surviving the Unexpected (Part 1)
As my friends and I toasted the arrival of 2020 on New Year’s Eve with all my hopes and plans for the months to come, I had no idea of the events soon to crash the peaceful shore of my life. A silent storm was brewing and a life tsunami was about to break, not only for me personally but for everyone globally. Since that celebratory evening, life has taken on a surreal, cartoon-like quality with a theme similar to the post-apocalyptic movies that my family and I can’t get enough of.
3 Ingeniously Practical Ways to Expand Your Resources in 2020
Congratulations on another New Year! Are you ready to discover 3 Ingenius Practical Ways to Expand Your Resources in 2020? My Facebook feed is full of posts promising that THIS year is going to be the breakthrough year. The year of 2020 vision. The end of the struggle...
21 Memorable Ways to Celebrate Christmas on a Budget
This is the third article in Leaving Busy’s series on:21 Memorable Ways to Celebrate Christmas on a Budget written by Holly E. Switzer of Attitude of Gratitude Author Page. Christmas. It is supposed to be the season for joy and merriment and for the most part, it is;...
Christmas Advent Calendar Delight
My love for Christmas advent calendars is progressively turning into an obsession. It started as a child when my mother introduced me to the store-bought cardboard version that contained chocolates. I suspect this was her way of coping with the “How many more days is...
17 Profound Ways to Prevent Burnout During the Holidays
This is the second article in Leaving Busy's series on: In the Christian community, Christmas is traditionally celebrated on December 25th as a religious holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. However, in the marketing world, preparing for celebrations is...
Book Review – Total Surrender: Transformation from a Self-Serving Life to God’s Servant for Life
The more I delve into the world of blogging and writing, the more I realize how important it is to build relationships with fellow bloggers and authors. Online communities have been invaluable in achieving this and I have been the recipient of unexpected, generous support from others as a result. When I announced the publishing of my first book, I met some local writers as well. One of these individuals who reached out to me is John Edward Habib, who recently authored his first book, Total Surrender: Transformation from a Self-Serving Life to God’s Servant for Life.
10 Reasons – Why Smaller Holiday Gatherings are Better for Families
This is the first article in Leaving Busy's series on: 10 Reasons - Why Smaller Holiday Gatherings are Better for Families written by Dawn Harmon of ModernDayAlice.com The holiday season can be one of the most stressful times of the year. Starting around mid-October,...
Keep on posting! To be honest, I rarely read emails, blogs and such because I’m far too busy but I read yours because:
- I trust you & your advice
- You are so real & genuine in your writings
- I can actually relate to your posts
Thank you for taking the time to share.
Melissa, you’ve been such an inspiration to me!
So focused and organized!
Love reading your blog, you’re really a great writer.
Easy to follow and understand. Even for a foreigner! (I’m a Brazilian, Portuguese is my first language).