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Life Lessons with JoJo: The Road to Success Won’t Look Like What You Think

To achieve success, one must understand that your goal will be considerably harder than you think it will be, more complicated than you’re ready for, and take longer than you ever imagined. You’ll need patience, endurance, and flexibility to change gears when things go sideways. You’ll also need to be ready for the outcome to look significantly different than you had dreamed and that, more often than not, this is for your good and from your God!

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JoJo’s New Passion: Animated Memes!

I’ve been creating memes for years, especially the last year since I hadn’t been able to post on my fan pages on Facebook. But I noticed that Canva had a way to create videos or what are really animated memes. Here’s one of my JoJoisms I created about my love of coffee: Once I created […]

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Writing JoJo-isms

My life has come full circle.  I began writing my JoJoisms about communication way back when.  Then, as my life changed, these sayings came to be about every topic under the sun…or at least under my life experience.  (Which is rather prolific!) I wrote JoJoisms about marriage, parenting, finances, health issues, empty nesting, getting older, […]

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JoJoisms fans can now get free fun and MORE!

As many of you already know, JoJoisms.com is a member of the Grape Stuff Network of Family Sites. And as a member, we are contributing to the Grape Value News weekly email list! What does that mean for you?  It means you can get free fun, humor and JoJoisms insights as well as communication tips each week […]

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JoJoisms in 2018

The last several years brought some interesting opportunities and challenges into my life and, as I usually do, I dealt with them as any Sit Down Comedian would. I made fun with it, joked about it, and wrote about it…all here on JoJoisms.com. You got to read the good, the bad, and the utterly ridiculous.  […]

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Step18: Getting Out of Survival Mode

It’s been a long series, but I hope it’s helped you deal with Survival Mode a bit better.  My last tip for Getting Out of Survival Mode is to make the invitation.  Often it’s easier for others to come to us than it is for us to get out to go somewhere.  It’s not always […]

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Step Four: Getting Out of Survival Mode

So far I’ve shared three steps for getting out of Survival Mode from my article, 18 Steps to Living Better with Chronic Illness.  Step 1: Be Flexible.  Step 2: Develope a Sense of Humor.  Step 3: Be Open to New Things.  And this week, Step 4: Don’t Discount the Silly Ideas. Here’s what I wrote […]

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Step Three: Getting Out of Survival Mode

We’re up to step three in my 18 week series, 18 Steps to Getting Out of Survival Mode.  Step one was to Be Flexible and step two was to Develop a Sense of Humor.  Step three is to Be Open to New Things. So I know how you feel.  I’ve been there before.  You’ve tried […]

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Step Two: Getting Out of Survival Mode

We are in week two of our 18 week in-depth series on getting out of survival mode based on my article 18 Steps to Living Better with Chronic Illness!  Last week, I talked about step one: being flexible.  Step two is developing a sense of humor.  Here’s step two from my article: “If you don’t […]

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The first step in getting out of survival mode

I wrote an article a while back, 18 Steps to Living Better with Chronic Illness.  I thought I’d expand on these one at a time to share just how this works and how it has helped me.  Sometimes it’s hard to see things with a short blurb without really expanding the concept.  So over the […]

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