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The Art of Laziness

Laziness is often considered a flaw in human behavior. Growing up I was told idle hands would get into trouble, so keeping busy was applauded. This blog is not about people who refuse to contribute in any way, which is … Continue reading

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Rising Up

Life is full of the unexpected. Sometimes we’re thrilled with what is happening, other times we’re devastated. It’s the mixture of tough and easy that makes us value everything that happens to us more deeply. Every moment gives us a … Continue reading

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INSPIRING SURVIVOR CHOICES

Sharing our stories of overcoming tough situations can uplift, teach, and inspire others facing difficult scenarios. Recently I encountered the moving stories of two young women who turned around their devastating cancer diagnosis by making creative, productive choices, that now … Continue reading

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KNOWING WHEN TO QUIT

Haven’t we all made the decision, at some point in time, to stop doing what no longer felt right? It can be an act of emancipation that encourages a step toward a more satisfying life. It can also be a … Continue reading

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Inspiring Survivor Stories

INSPIRING SURVIVOR CHOICES Sharing our stories of overcoming tough situations can uplift, teach, and inspire others facing difficult scenarios. Recently I encountered the moving stories of two young women who turned around their devastating cancer diagnosis by making creative, productive … Continue reading

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Connecting Through Compassion

CONNECTING THROUGH COMPASSION Nurturing our connections is always important, but right now current events and personal challenges have made this even more critical. Isolation and polarized views are challenging our connection to compassion for both ourself and others. Our differences … Continue reading

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DOING MORE OF WHAT TRULY MATTERS

We live in a culture where more is honored – more work, more status, more money, and more things. The message of limitlessness may sound freeing, but it can be just the opposite. Nicole Leatherman describes it as, “shackles with … Continue reading

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Working Together

One of the key components in human nature is thought to be cooperation. It certainly took teamwork for our early ancestors to survive, so group effort has proved its staying power. There’s a growing body of scientific research that confirms … Continue reading

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The Power Of Patience

Patience is a necessary virtue for life management that lowers stress and leads to decisions based on thoughtfulness and clarity. It is a way of being that improves our experiences, calms our frustrations, and transforms challenges into growth. Patience is … Continue reading

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The Gift Of Asking, “Are You OK?”

We’ve all had the experience of struggling with a difficult situation. It can be cancer, divorce, the passing of a loved one, sudden loss of income, unkind words, or plans disrupted. Asking each other if we’re OK is a gift … Continue reading

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