Author: Chellyz View

What’s going to keep you going in the New Year? Chellyz View

What’s going to keep you going in the New Year? Chellyz View It’s a New Year!  I know you have seen and heard all the Hoopla.  “New Year, New Me.”  “2020, is my Year.” “No negativity in the New Year!”  So forth…so forth… and so forth.  What happens by the fourth or fifth of January

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The Trendiness of Looking Like Everyone Else by Chellyz View

The Trendiness of Looking Like Everyone Else by Chellyz View Ummmmm, let’s just state wearing designer labels isn’t a big deal to me.  Now, I am not saying I haven’t or won’t purchase name brand items for myself.  However, I am known for being frugal.  As a child, I stated I would never shop at

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Creating Priceless Memories or Endless Debt for the Holidays by Chellyz View

Creating Priceless Memories or Endless Debt for the Holidays by Chellyz View Disclaimer:  This post is not for those who have it together and have always been financially responsible during the holidays.  This one is for those who are trying to do better.  #help All Those Gadgets and Toys It happened just like that.  Two

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Trying to Stay Content in the “D” When its Not Your Season by Chellyz View

  Trying to Stay Content in the “D” When its Not Your Season by Chellyz View It was Monday, November 11, 2019.  I don’t know why the situation that occurred appeared to be foreign.  I was a grown 40 plus aged woman who was birthed and raised in Detroit aka the “D.”  However, I wasn’t

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What in the World are We Walking for? by Chellyz View

What in the World are We Walking for?  by Chellyz View It’s amazing how we are tracking our steps around the world. This phenomenon is contained on our wrists and the apparatus is worn faithfully by many. Personally, I’m too frugal to purchase one. Therefore, I downloaded an app on my phone that records the

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Reflections of the Dining Room Table at My Grandparent’s House by Chellyz View

Reflections of the Dining Room Table at My Grandparent’s House by Chellyz View I was scrolling through the gallery in my cellphone and the picture featured above held my attention.  A table.  Not just an ordinary table, but a decorated table that reminded me of one of my maternal grandmother’s tablecloths.  Some childhood memories are

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Finding Waves of Hope to Stop Drowning in Sadness

  Finding Waves of Hope to Stop Drowning in Sadness Your Thoughts Can cause You to Drown in Sadness It was the evening of Sunday, June 9, 2019. I don’t know if this feeling has ever happened to you, but I felt uplifted and exhausted at the same time. It seemed I had received enough

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Helping Others and Your Community Doesn’t Mean You Must Lose Your Sanity, Self, or Smile! – By Chellyz View 

  It’s amazing how our children can give us a wake-up call.  As adults we are supposed to be the ones nurturing and guiding them.  However, they are watching us even when we are not paying attention.  Last month, I hung up the phone and my son looked at me and said, “Ma, you are

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Developing and Recognizing Your Own Principles that will lead to Self-Improvement and Healing

Developing and Recognizing Your Own Principles that will lead to Self-Improvement and Healing After the research, What Happens Next? After a few weeks of allowing the words I had written to rest in a notebook, I finally decided to type away and brought the post to life.  Usually, I felt a sense of accomplishment after

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Being Thankful while going through Progression and Experiencing Life Lessons

Being Thankful while going through Progression and Experiencing Life Lessons I am thankful for the progress and blessings in my life.  I remember some years ago I was driving a car that would stall on me in the middle of nowhere.  Well, that is how it seemed.  One evening it was cold and the children

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