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Positivity Within Reality

Our world needs more positive things such as kindness, grace, love, encouragement. But there is also a growing fear of expressing anything that isn’t positive. In this issue, you’ll learn about positivity and why we need to have a balance between true positivity and reality, and how to frame it so we are not suppressing real feelings. You’ll also get to know a woman who realized that what she thought was truth turned out to be a great deception, and hear how she’s spreading a new message.

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Getting Real About Self-Image & Our Worth

In this issue, we take a lighthearted look at the complicated emotions that go along with how honest we are about weight loss or weight gain and have a heart-to-heart about self-image. Explore why Michelle loves vintage cameras so much, and learn about the resource that was the inspiration for this blog.

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Priorities and What Really Matters

In this issue: Figuring out what really matters can be an emotional process. Learn how to sort through priorities and get perspective, challenge yourself to eliminate unnecessary possessions, and learn about not settling for more – yes, you read that right. Inspired Life: What Really Matters Life, Repurposed: Do I Have Too Much? Recommended Reading This blogzine content is on the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and on YouTube as well!

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To Goal or Not to Goal

In this issue: Are goals really important? What if I prefer to wing it? If you’re a perfectionist, you may or may not love to set goals, or maybe the process seems too overwhelming for you. This issue will help you look at goals in a different way, inspire you with practical ways to make your intentions memorable and visual, and two books that can give you lots of helpful insight as you get started. Here’s wishing you a fantastic new year! Inspired Life: To Goal or Not to Goal Life, Repurposed: Making Your Goals Visual Recommended Reading This blogzine content […]

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When Better Homes and Gardens Becomes Better Homes and Varmints

In this issue: Six Christmas personalities: find out which one fits you best. Discover how Christmas perfection took an unexpected turn when a little critter came to visit. Plus, get Michelle’s reading recommendation for Christmas and the New Year. Inspired Life: What’s Your Christmas Personality? Life, Repurposed: Holiday DIY Traditions Recommended Reading This blogzine content is on the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and on YouTube as well!

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Love, Marriage, and Life

In this issue: Secrets to a long marriage based on friendship, four ready-to-print downloads for wedding shower games, plus a fun bonus freebie, and my recommendations for two resources that could help your marriage. Inspired Life: Wedding on the Brain Life, Repurposed: Wedding Printable Downloads Recommended Reading This blogzine content is on the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and on YouTube as well!

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Perfectionism, Paint and Peace

In this issue: Learn how perfectionism might be what’s frustrating you in your journey toward weight loss and wellness. Embrace the imperfection of a good shabby chic paint makeover and get a DIY recipe for chalk paint for your next project, big or small. Learn more about a book that helps with taming your inner critic. Inspired Life: Wellness and Perfection Life, Repurposed: Chalk Paint Addiction Recommended Reading Plus, the podcast is now iTunes official and the content for this blogline is now on YouTube!

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Simplify, Toss Out, Refurbish and Move Forward

In this issue: Take the challenge to purge something from your closet, schedule, or cupboards and enjoy the freedom of simplifying! See how a little paint can transform a plywood built-in cabinet into something classy. And learn more about how a new book is helping people heal from grief. Whether your next project is simplifying and tossing, re-doing something that needs a makeover, or moving forward from grief, we’d love to hear your story!

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Importance of Making Time for Me, Guilt-Free

In this issue: Learn why repurposing is just a way of appreciating the story in broken things, be inspired to make self-care a regular part of your life with no guilt, and learn more about a new book that’s coming out that helps you discover God in the midst of everyday life. This post marks the beginning of a new format for my blog! The new magazine-style format will include three elements in each issue: 1) a practical real-life article to inspire you to repurpose your own struggles or challenges into growth opportunities, 2) a fun repurposed or before-and-after idea, […]

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