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Recess Isn’t Just for Kids

I remember how good it felt as a child to get a play break in the school day. I loved the recess bell. Rushing from the classroom onto the playground for a variety of outdoor activities was a stress releaser … Continue reading

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Daring to be Authentic

In her book The Gifts of Imperfection, Brene Brown writes, “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice … Continue reading

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Our Bodies Are Listening

When fibromyalgia first arrived, it came on so strong that I was taken by surprise, and completely overwhelmed. What started as a shoulder injury turned into a level of full body pain I had never before experienced. I had no … Continue reading

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Going in Circles Does Not Mean You’re Lost

Being married to a pilot gave our family lots of flying experience. For many years we had access to a small airplane (think Volkswagen of the sky), so we enjoyed planning trips using that form of transportation. How different the … Continue reading

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Creating Inner Peace

We often hear remarks about the importance of peace on the world stage, especially as it relates to war. We are taught that conflicts and battles over differences need to be fought and won. But what if we adjusted our … Continue reading

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You are an Artist

Whenever I watch my husband paint, I marvel at his ability to look at something and reproduce it on canvas. That is a talent I do not have! During my teaching years there were times when I wanted to illustrate … Continue reading

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Intuition – Our Internal GPS

The last time my husband and I purchased a car, both of us made a list of what functions were most important to us. Knowing my talent for getting lost meant an on-board GPS system was at the top of … Continue reading

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Be Willing to Embrace What Shows Up

The phone rang Saturday morning and I found myself talking to my doctor. A test that was part of my yearly health exam had returned with a positive result. This took me by surprise because it was so unexpected – … Continue reading

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Inviting Joy and a Light Heart

“Joy gives us wings! In times of joy our strength is more vital, our intellect keener, and our understanding less clouded. We seem better able to cope with the world and to find our sphere of influence.” (Abdu’l-Baha, Paris Talks) … Continue reading

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Trust Your Journey

For every woman who has struggled with illness, faced the loss of loved ones, questioned what it all means, believed more is happening than can be seen, celebrated accomplishments, and triumphed, the message is TRUST YOUR JOURNEY. Life gives us … Continue reading

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