Taking A New Path

Allison Nazarian Health, Living Life, Real Life

Lately I have been going out of my way to go out of my way. Going straight when I usually turn right. Saying “yes” to something I may have said “no” to the past eight times in a row. Eating meat for breakfast (that’s a whole other story…). Deciding to laugh instead of be annoyed when my daughter’s plans change …

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Allison Nazarian Inspiration, Living Life, There, I Said It

Just do it. There comes a time in every stage of each of our journeys at which there is nothing left to do but act. You’re read about it. You’ve written about it. You’ve told all your Facebook friends and your twitter followers and your mailing list people and your real friends and your significant others and whomever else, including …

Again

Allison Nazarian Living Life, One Word

Today you woke up and you started all over again. No matter what happened yesterday. Or didn’t happen yesterday. Or who was not nice to you, or what didn’t get done, or how behind you were. Who hurt you or how awesome you were. It isn’t yesterday. It won’t ever be yesterday again. Yesterday may have sucked. Or maybe it …

ICK

Allison Nazarian Life Lessons, Living Life

ICK… …how it feels when they tell you “you can’t” or “you shouldn’t.” …how you feel when you know the person you least want to see is right in front of you. …another word for shame. …another word for disrespect. …another word for the thing you feel when you are shot down yet again. ……when it needs to be fixed …

Fascinated By People Who…

Allison Nazarian Life Lessons, Living Life

I am fascinated by people who…. Actually seem to know how to enjoy themselves in the moment. Seem unburdened by regrets or anxieties from the past. Allow indignities such as disrespect to roll right off them. Know how to let it go, to let go. Know how to hang on when it’s worth it. Eat whatever they want, whenever they …