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Life is Too Short to Play Games with Your Health

The decisions are up to you

rear view of three girls with arms across backs looking out over river in forest
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One of my favorite board games my sisters and I played when we were young was Chutes and Ladders.

The game was designed to teach us that making progress and dealing with unavoidable pitfalls often go hand-in-hand — in much the same way we’d inevitably encounter those types…




Life, life lessons, relationships, personal growth, happiness, and working through the challenges of everyday life

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Jill Reid

Jill Reid

Author of the “Real Life Series” & “Please God, Make Me A Writer” | Writing on life, relationships, personal success, health, humanity |

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