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Take a moment today to express your gratitude

Take a moment today to express your gratitude

Sep 21, 2022 / 4:00 am

If you were going to declare an international day of observance, what would it be? What’s something so important to you that you’d want the world to...

The positive power of self-affirmation

The positive power of self-affirmation

Sep 14, 2022 / 4:00 am

Our internal narratives aren’t innocent and without effect in our lives. Our tendencies of thought either help or hinder our health and happiness. If...

Striving to be perfect is not always the best route to happiness

Striving to be perfect is not always the best route to happiness

Sep 7, 2022 / 4:00 am

For many years, I admired others I viewed as perfectionists. They seemed to do everything so well. While having high-standards is a good thing, it isn’t...

Are you living the life you want to live?

Are you living the life you want to live?

Aug 10, 2022 / 4:00 am

Are the living dead among us? Reportedly, their epitaph reads, “Here lies J. Doe: Dead at 30, buried at 79.” Far too many people report their lives...

A challenge that will make you smile

A challenge that will make you smile

Aug 3, 2022 / 4:00 am

Do you want to have some fun and joy in your life? Yes? Then play with me a while and accept my challenge. I offered this challenge to my mindfulness practice...

Be kind to those who show up

Be kind to those who show up

Jul 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

My husband’s a bit of a jackass at times, and he approves of that statement. Even 45-years later, his antics still bring a smile to my face because I know...

Practising the gentle art of blessing

Practising the gentle art of blessing

Jul 13, 2022 / 4:00 am

Argggghhhh! Life’s filled with noise, delays, demands, and reasons to wait. And it leaving everyday life feeling like one big irritation. Our shoulders...

Dealing with Impostor Syndrome

Dealing with Impostor Syndrome

Jul 6, 2022 / 4:00 am

There’s dirty little secret lurking beneath many façades of high achievement and perfectionism. It impacts successful people across the board,...

Don't let societal beliefs rob you of joy and happiness

Don't let societal beliefs rob you of joy and happiness

Jun 29, 2022 / 4:00 am

If arachnophobia is the fear of spiders and hydrophobia is the fear of water, what on earth do you call the fear of joy? I grew up with cautions about not...

Forgiveness is about us letting go of our pain

Forgiveness is about us letting go of our pain

Jun 22, 2022 / 4:00 am

For too many years I lived locked inside a prison of other’s misdeeds and mistakes, and I suffered. Personally, I’m tired of paying the price for...

Live life to the fullest — whatever that is for you

Live life to the fullest — whatever that is for you

Jun 15, 2022 / 4:00 am

If I’d known how much fun life as an elder would be, I would have done it earlier. The reality of aging is far removed from any misconceptions I held as a...

Living a more conscious life

Living a more conscious life

Jun 8, 2022 / 4:00 am

How are you feeling today? Often, we answer questions about feelings with a response from the head, or a thought. We’ve been so conditioned to value the...

Avoiding the 'cyber-toothed' tiger

Avoiding the 'cyber-toothed' tiger

Jun 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

Beware the cyber-toothed tiger. This is good advice to follow, because it may bite you in unexpected ways, as my friend Jeff used to caution. I’ve fallen...

Was it really such a bad day after all?

Was it really such a bad day after all?

May 25, 2022 / 4:00 am

Days spin out of control, or go down the tubes, pretty quickly if we let them. Challenging situations, unexpected delays, or a few irritating moments,...

Outward success is the wrong measure

Outward success is the wrong measure

May 18, 2022 / 4:00 am

Beautiful, talented, rich, and famous; all markers of success and happiness in the world we live in. Yet, as we’re learning, this often isn’t the...

Only you can write the story of your life

Only you can write the story of your life

May 11, 2022 / 4:00 am

The first chapter doesn’t tell the whole story. If it did, the rest of the book would have no purpose. Every bestselling book is far from predictable,...

Feeling overwhelmed with all you have to do? Then STOP

Feeling overwhelmed with all you have to do? Then STOP

May 4, 2022 / 4:00 am

The faster I go, the further behind I get. It often seems like there’s not enough time in the day for it all. When life feels like one big to-do list, we...

We need ease up on ourselves

We need ease up on ourselves

Apr 20, 2022 / 4:00 am

Too many of us are into self-torture. It needs to stop. We’ve gotta stop punishing ourselves. It’s easy to take life, and other’s unskilled...

We're not our mistakes and we’re not defined by our past

We're not our mistakes and we’re not defined by our past

Apr 13, 2022 / 4:00 am

There have been many times throughout my life when I’ve wished for a do-over, a chance to do something differently. Many unskilled or mean comments,...

What are you waiting for?

What are you waiting for?

Apr 6, 2022 / 4:00 am

What are you waiting for? What’s that special something you’re putting off for some perfect future date? Why are you waiting? While there are...

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