Author: Maria Florio

Money

The creation of money and the place it holds in our world today is something that we created and allowed to become the status quo.  When I say we, I imply our ancestors of course.  Most of us, if not all who are reading this, were born with the value and existence of money already present. 

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The Christmas Holiday and Italy Christmas Markets

While I work on the continuation of The Best Decisions Ever Made I thought I’d write a post in reference to Christmas.  After Thanksgiving many have already set up their Christmas trees, others are shopping for more ornaments, some have decorated their houses, put up the nativity scenes and the churches too prepare for their celebratory traditions.  No

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The Best Decisions Ever Made

Have you ever wondered, what is the best decision  (are the best decisions) you have ever made, could make or would want to make? Is there a right or wrong way to decide what is best? How do we know if our decisions are right for us or not? These types of questions are what

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Thanks and Giving after Thanksgiving

Even though Thanksgiving Day has passed, what we do in preparation for this holiday and its week should be something we try to do everyday.  When we think about the fact that the day after Thanksgiving is Black Friday, which implies shopping, even though at a high discount, we realize what we have versus others.  The

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Thanksgiving Day Thanks

Thanksgiving Day is here and hopefully most families and friends are home preparing traditional dishes, starting with the turkey, mashed potatoes, corn and ending with cranberry sauce. The history of Thanksgiving tells us a story of thanks and sharing, although, as we know, the full story isn’t all rosy. Yet, in these hard times filled

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Thanksgiving Week and Thankful

Day 3 of Thanksgiving Week and Thankful is where I want to say, “Thank you God, cosmos, destiny, forces of life and all for blessing me with shelter, food and comforts.  Tough times are not absent in my life, but for now I still have the basic needs that 925 million people don’t have.  I

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Thanksgiving Week and Gratitude

This week started with my Thanksgiving Week and Thankfulness post.  On this second day of thanks I would like to express my gratitude to my blog readers, fb and twitter followers, to my LinkedIn groups, and other online readers who make the words I write hold meaning, who help make my dreams come true and who support my efforts;  and of

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