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2020! I had planned a trip for my family to Disney World in Florida over the Christmas holidays two decades ago. It was 1999, and at midnight on December 31st, the calendars would turn to 2000! It was a big deal! The Y2K talk had run amok, and people were spouting the crashing of computers all over the world as each internal clock hit midnight. It was also a time of growing concern about terrorists. 9/11 hadn’t happened yet, but there was a lot of chatter and warning that a terrorist attempt was imminent on New Year’s Eve. We, in the United States, had been introduced to terrorism as there was a domestic and international upswing in incidents. Nothing like what we’ve experienced since, but at the time, it caught the world’s collective attention. It was a time of fear never experienced in such a world-wide magnitude in our years prior. We’d planned to spend New Year’s Eve at the …

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Taking a Bite Out of Positive Thinking

I began to listen to Abraham-Hicks for daily motivation many years ago. If you’ve heard of Abraham Hicks, you’ll either love her or think the entire concept is odd. I am in both camps. Regardless of the oddity surrounding the source of the Law of Attraction lessons, I still believe the message itself is a good one. Having been raised in an environment that offered mostly negative feedback, it takes constant vigilance to rewire your brain towards gratitude and positivity. I started rewiring my brain during college, but decades later, I still require regular doses of reminders. A maintenance plan, of sorts. Me, the summer before I began college. Esther Hicks, channeling Abraham, helped maintain my rewiring process. There are a few of the Law of Attraction concepts I tried to support wholeheartedly but have not found them to be 100% accurate. One of those concepts is that I …

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What to Eat & Do Near Mustang Island

What to Eat & Do Near Mustang Island - Packery Flats Coastal Habitat There's only so much beach time one can handle, right? Okay, maybe some of us never tire of the beach, but there is lots to do in and around Mustang Island aside from beach time! Since I work Monday to Friday and the occasional weekend, it’s challenging for me to do everything that’s offered in an area that I travel to. The same was true of my trip to Mustang Island because there is a two-week maximum stay (14 consecutive days) at this park. Here are my recommendations on what to eat & do near Mustang Island... King Ranch King Ranch's famous brand on one of their barns. I wish I had heard about King Ranch while at my previous location. It would have been easier to tour from there and from Mustang Island, I would have visited the Botanical Gardens in Corpus Christi instead. I didn't know …

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About Real Home Sense

HOME

is considered the place where one lives permanently.

The location you return to every night after a day of work or play. It’s where you keep your stuff.

Most people consider home static, non-moving; like an apartment, a house, or even a double-wide in a fixed location.

But more people are discovering that this definition of home doesn’t have to be true. The concept of home can live in your heart and if you learn how to SENSE it, home can be where ever you choose it to be. An RV, a hotel, an Air BnB, or a series of couches. Travel a city, a country, or the world, and still be home.

Home is a state of mind, where your basic needs are met and accompanied by  feelings of comfort.

Home is where your heart is – safe, healthy, and happy – but feeling alive and personal growth doesn’t usually happen here.

You need to step outside your door, and into a little discomfort, because that is where you’ll feel truly alive, and that is where the REAL adventure begins…

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