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Skin Deep

2 min readI remember reading once that just because you buy a product from a health food store doesn’t necessarily mean it is healthy.  I didn’t really believe it.  It goes against everything I’ve always believed to be true.  You see I … Continue reading

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Barriers

4 min readI’ve heard the example of the elephant and the wooden stake used several times to describe how we limit ourselves by our thoughts.  A baby elephant has his foot tied with a rope to a wooden stake.  When the … Continue reading

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Compassion

3 min readLately I’ve been reading a book by Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Buddhist monk.  This particular book, Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames, is very simply written but offers some great insight into anger. Hanh explains that “When someone says … Continue reading

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Accentuate the Positive

2 min readThis month’s post title may remind you of the 1944 Johnny Mercer song of the same name.  The song gives us some good advice:  You got to accentuate the positive – Eliminate the negative … You got to spread … Continue reading

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Why Didn’t I Think of That?

3 min readSometimes we don’t see things as clearly as we might.  Perhaps we are too close to the situation to see it clearly – too immersed in it to see our way out.  Often times things have a way of … Continue reading

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Setting Your Intentions

3 min readThe word “intent” has frequently been popping up for me lately in conversations and books.  I’m currently re-reading a book that I read several years ago,  Excuse Me, Your Life is Waiting: The Astonishing Power of Feelings by Lynn Grabhorn.  Ms. Grabhorn talks … Continue reading

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No Thank You, I Don’t Want To

2 min readI recently agreed to do something that I really didn’t want to do.  I agreed to do it because I thought it was my duty and I couldn’t think of a good reason to say no – other … Continue reading

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Stories

3 min readMy husband and I have recently been learning more about mindfulness and I’d like to share one of the concepts with you.  Now, I am by no means an expert, but I find this very interesting. The concept regards the everyday stories we … Continue reading

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Letting Go

2 min readLetting go usually isn’t easy, and for this reason many of us hold on to things much longer than may be in our best interest.  Most people don’t like to quit – unless they are quitting something harmful … Continue reading

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Choices

2 min readI’m still working on doing something new every day this year.  I don’t succeed every day but it definitely forces me to take a closer look at the choices I make every day. After all, life is made … Continue reading

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