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This Writer's Wise Words Will Inspire You To Appreciate Your Life

06/11/2014 08:25 am ET | Updated Jun 11, 2014
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When you stop to think about it, our lives really are magnificent. Each day is an opportunity to embrace a new challenge or appreciate the little things that make you smile. All it takes is a little perspective -- and nothing quite captures that like the poetic prose from Pulitzer prize-winner Mary Oliver. If life is looking a bit blue today, or you simply want to be inspired, read Oliver's words of wisdom below. Your spirits will be soaring in no time (and your newfound positive attitude will even benefit your health).

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The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.

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--Posted by Chace Beech

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