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The Stress of Moving

It is impossible to do anything large. Move across the country? Impossible. Change careers? Ludicrous. Finish a large project? Just doesn’t happen. We often get trapped into our goals and what we want. We think about what will happen once we’ve moved or once we’ve changed careers or after we’ve finished that large project. But […]

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How a Little Anger Can Save You A Lot

It sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it? Anger sounds like the last thing you want or need right now. After this last year, isn’t there already enough? Hasn’t there been enough damage? Yes, of course. I’m not talking about that anger. But that’s the anger everyone thinks about isn’t it. Anger is losing your cool. It’s being […]

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Alberta Floods – A Reflection

I know that today is meant to be the weekend writer post, but in good conscience I have to postpone that post and reflect a little bit on the Alberta Floods of 2013. This time last year, I was at an after-work event on Stephen Avenue. We were getting more and more reports through on […]

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100 Blog Followers!

Hi everyone, Yes, you’ve already gotten your Travel Tuesday update for today, but today’s article led to me reaching 100 blog followers! I just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who follows Girl Tries Life. It’s incredibly gratifying to have triple digits of people tuning in twice a week to see what I […]

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A Writer Since Childhood

I’m going off my blogging schedule – I know, but I HAD to share these frightful discoveries with you. Whenever I read author bios, for the most part they talk about how they’ve been writing since they were children. I never really connected to that, only remembering one story that I wrote as a kid, Deakin […]

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