Amanda Cade

Worth It! (Things to try, read, watch, hear, and discuss)

Happy Father’s Day! Last month, I shared some of the most important things I learned from my mother’s example. My father has also been incredibly influential, and for today’s post I decided to focus on one of the most significant years of my childhood, when my father prepared me for adulthood in ways I could …

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Today, you are receiving a diploma, degree, license, or certificate that represents not only your accomplishments, but also a part of your life that has forever impacted the person you are. Soon, you will be going on to the next step in your education, career, or service, and that will forever impact the person you …

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So the other day I happened to mention to a friend I had been feeling very tired this week. She responded by saying โ€œYou know what you should do?โ€ and then proceeded to answer her own question. At length. She suggested changes to my diet, daily routine, use of essential oils, and shoes. Essentially, she …

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Let me preface this by saying that I could not have been blessed with better parents. They always have been, and continue to be, loving, honest, supportive people who are my very best role models. I had a wonderful childhood, and would have to struggle to find anything to criticize about the way they raised …

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Some people keep their goofy, silly, ridiculous behavior to themselves. That’s a perfectly valid life strategy…but I am not that person. When I experience what I call a “sitcom moment” (often self-inflicted), my first instinct is to share it. I think it’s important to be able to laugh at myself, and I’m happy to invite …

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So here’s another off-schedule post, because today was my last work day until after Christmas. Yay! The past few weeks have been seriously busy, and I’m super excited about having some time to take care of “non-business business” (aka “stuff I want to do”). Here’s what’s currently on my agenda: Drink coffee on the patio, …

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