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Pain Free is the Way to Be

Posted by musedujour on February 6, 2017 in humor inspiration Life Conciousness Self Awareness soul searching 6 Comments

As life has it, carrying a huge leather Dooney and Bourke 15-lb empty bucket bag along with the 15-lb brick cell phone, being pregnant then pushing a human out of your body, a marriage termination, 4-inch YSLs, lifting weights, and being a child-labored-weed-pulling maniac in the suburbs can contribute to real, unadulterated physical lifelong pain. Time goes on and pain

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That Dirty Little Xmas

Posted by musedujour on December 22, 2016 in Life Conciousness soul searching No Comments

This time of the year brings mixed feelings. I know what I’m supposed to feel. I know what I’m supposed to do. We all do. We’ve been trained from birth–especially if you’re American: The presents, the music, the the turkey, stuffing, egg nog, green bean bake, red and green overload, money, something for me, something

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The Benefits of Not Belonging

Posted by musedujour on November 8, 2016 in Being Yourself inspiration motivation No Comments

Have you ever felt like you’re existing in a Wonderland?  a Twilight Zone?  Like you jumped dimensions? For me, I quickly translate these feelings as “I don’t belong.” When things are just so topsy-turvy and non-sensical, we are simply not feeling.  any.  of.  it.  There’s a reason for this. Your inner compass of self-awareness is working.  It’s

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On Chapter 45

Posted by musedujour on October 25, 2016 in beauty inspiration motivation Style No Comments

Last year I jumped through hoops of fire to skirt the age question.  I just didn’t want people to know I was 44, because that meant they’d know I’d be 45 next, and then that would just categorize me as old.  I’d be boring, old, uninteresting, and well, just old. I didn’t expect this year

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To All the Single Ladies!

Posted by musedujour on September 28, 2016 in Being Yourself humor motivation No Comments

So so so so… A friend of mine is newly single.  I personally find this exciting, liberating, and a great excuse to have a Fourth of July party.  It is September.  While, sure, we are both sad that her relationship ultimately didn’t work out, we know of a few great things that keep us uplifted

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The First Rule of Muse du Jour is…

Posted by musedujour on September 21, 2016 in beauty Being Yourself Style

    Charm The world exists most beautifully with a balance of law and order and personal creative expression.  This fine balance is what I call charm. And everyone must have it in one form or another. Charm is the beautiful concoction of social manners, etiquette, personal care, awareness, self-value, and worth. Being the best you is about

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