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Your life is awesome!
It’s easy to get caught up in the Monday flow of pour the coffee, take your shower, blah blah blah. It’s easy to slip into a mindless day. It’s easier still to start the week off full of complaints about everything you think should be different.
Guess what? Everything is going to be okay. All that stuff you’re worried about? It will work out. You’ll figure out what to do. It might go differently than you expected, but for better or worse–it’s all temporary.
So in the meanwhile, don’t forget that your day is going better than the majority of the other folks on the planet, and that we live in an amazingly wonderful world.
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Kate Bartolotta is the strongest girl in the world. She is the love child of a pirate and a roller derby queen. She hails from the second star to the right. She doesn't know how to behave with all the apples and ibexes. She doesn't suffer from her eight million freckles, she loves them! She drinks her lemonade right from the jug. Like a rolling stone, Kate gathers no moss. Kate loves kale, being barefoot, Dr. Seuss, singing too loudly, gallivanting, palindromes, blackberries, Elvis Presley, magic tricks and (of course) elephants. She has been charged with (and found guilty of) overusing the exclamation point! When she's not writing, you can find her practicing yoga, running in the woods, playing with her kids, devouring a book, planting dandelions, changing the world and doing her dishes. Kate does not play the accordion. She is on her way to becoming a fabulous massage therapist, a mediocre writer and a compassionate friend to all. This year Kate aspires to finally give up on learning to knit and will instead spend that time writing for elephant journal.
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