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Transatlantic Life

Surprising Benefits of a Long-Distance Relationship

Long-distance relationships create a unique set of challenges that can be extremely hard to navigate. Finding positivity within a distinctly demanding situation may seem hopelessly optimistic, but there are some benefits to loving at a distance.

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Transatlantic Life

Fun Facts From Behind the Blog (Tag)

One enjoyable way to establish connections in the blogging community; both with readers and fellow writers/creatives, is to explore what life is like from behind the blog. Many of us have some fascinating facts that we could share about ourselves; and these intriguing blog tag questions are a perfect way to do it.

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Transatlantic Life

Things to Remember When Moving Home

Frequently cited as one of the most stressful things to do in life, moving home is likely to be one of those key moments we cannot avoid. Requiring lots of preparation, organization and time; it can feel overwhelming.

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Transatlantic Life

Behind the Blog: Writing About Life

If you're part of the blogging community; as a visitor/reader or writer/creator, you likely know how important it is to connect to the person behind the blog. It encourages us to relate to each other in a more personal, welcoming and supportive way.

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Transatlantic Life

Unapologetically Celebrating What Brings You Joy (Tag)

Sharing little things in life that meaningfully establish a source of everyday joy can represent a way to spread positivity and nourish connection. We all need to feel that no matter what, we can experience something that conveys comfort and delight -- unapologetically so.

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Affirmations & Journaling, Transatlantic Life

End of the Year Guided Reflection (Tag)

It's commonplace at this time of year to look back on the past twelve months and assess all the things we have overcome, achieved and learned. Depending on what life threw at us; yearly retrospectives can sometimes be relatively difficult to work through, but they're worth the effort if we're really intentional about wanting to move forward with purpose.

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Transatlantic Life

Remembering Dad: Things Left Unsaid Can Be Turned Into Song

My father passed away in November of 2012 and I vividly remember the moment he took his last breath. It was both shocking and comforting. Then a wave of grief hit me making my skin flush warm as the panic of things left unsaid set in.