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If self-aware you wish to be, ask yourself these questions three

You know how when you’re observing your thoughts, that they are of a certain feeling or emotion, and now you’ve accidentally moved into judging that feeling? Yeah. Me too. IĀ observeĀ that I’m tired after a full day, and my focus has now subtly shifted from “observing” to “tired.” Try, try again. It’s called a Practice for […]

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Mindfulness in the waiting room

Mindfulness is about being fully aware in the present moment. Sometimes we set aside time for this — attend a session, create quiet time, go for a walk. Other times it happens regardless of our lives happening around us — noticing our breathing while loading the clothes washer, looking into our dog’s eyes as we […]

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Let go of letting go; try this instead.

You know when something bugs us, and we spend so much mental bandwidth trying to not let it bother us that now it’s all we can focus on? And the more we try to not let it bother us the more bothersome it becomes? For example: The ninja-like fly buzzing around your kitchen that keeps […]

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Begin Again

Each day is a do-over. A re-start. A try again. A new beginning. This awareness is a lovely mini-ritual of self-care. Like a daily shower. Or morning coffee. What in your life could use a…? Nope. Today,

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When our superpowers are also our kryptonite

Kindheartedness, compassion, and seeing the best in others are some of our superpowers. We embody the best in ourselves and others when we navigate from these planes of being. And it’s also hurting us. Wait. Whaaat?!?

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