Carol CC Miller

Joyful Encounters

How do you approach each day? Is it seen as a unique 24-hour gift, or just another repetition of the day before? It’s all too easy to fall into a daily routine and overlook those special moments, even on the toughest days. Surprisingly, even in challenging moments, there can be something extraordinary waiting to be …

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I LOVE BIG. I FEEL BIG. I HUG BIG. I SMILE BIG. I am focused on positivity and gratitude much of the time, AND at the same time, my heart hurts from injustice. My heart gets filled with anger and frustration when people take advantage of others and harm others—those who speak of integrity and …

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Finding Paradise

My stay in Panama City Beach ends this week as I head back to Chicago on Friday. I’ve been sharing many pictures of my 17th-floor perch via Facebook. Yesterday, I shared the above image with the following words: My 17th-floor perch. I happily share pictures of the many moods of the ocean and her mesmerizing …

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The Power of Hugs – Loretta

“I have always been a hugger.  Many moons ago, one of my tag lines, when I was saying goodbye to friends, was, “Give me a hug, it’s good for you!  I saw it on Donahue!”  I am dating myself, btw lol.  Fast forward to 2009, when I met Carol Miller on a Mediterranean cruise. What a magical adventure!  It …

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Living the Life

What does living your best life mean to you? Respond here, as I would LOVE to know what it looks like to you so I can hold the vision with and for you.   Part of living my best life is seeing and hearing the water from my home. For years, I have wanted to wake …

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Finding Joy

Yesterday, I wrote a Facebook post about happiness. As the day went on, I realized it was more about joy than happiness.   The funny thing about joy is that I have a good friend named Joy and another good friend named Jim. We joke about Enjimming your day rather than enjoying your day. So, …

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Holiday Hugs 2022

Today Tony, Frank, and I offered Holiday Hugs in downtown Chicago (Michigan Ave./Pearson St.). Before the pandemic, this event was our biggest one-day hug event. We would each get 100+, and people would be lined up to get a hug. People were in a festive and hugging mood.   I’ve been hugging since 2008; two …

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On repeat

For over a year, I have shared a ‘repeat after me’ affirmation on Facebook. As I posted my affirmation this morning, I realized I had never shared them with you. While some of you may be Facebook friends, many of you probably aren’t, so let me share some with you.   Today’s repeat after me: …

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