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Breaking our spell of delusion

A human being is part of the whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. We experience ourselves , our thoughts and feelings, as something separate from the rest — a kind of optical delusion of our consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to […]

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It Took Me 20 Years to Learn This Beauty Tip

In my twenties, I stayed at home with my babies. I practiced a daily beauty-product routine, even though I didn’t always leave the house. I just didn’t want to let myself go. In my thirties, I went back to work in public and gussied up a bit on Monday through Friday. On the weekends, I […]

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Gorgeous for Good

This book is Sophie Uliano’s guide to gorgeousness that celebrates and encourages authenticity.  It addresses and integrates all aspects of beauty: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. The author is non-judgmental, and supports you in being yourself–in finding your own inner beauty and bringing that forth. Although she shares her extensive wisdom about green products and companies, […]

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Full Double Sun Rings

A breathtaking sight on a cold, clear morning.  Witnessing this natural event was a first for me, and I was in awe. Music by Enya, “And Winter Came.”  

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To the Woman Who Stopped Me in the Hair Products Aisle Yesterday

To you: the wonderful stranger who, acknowledging that we didn’t know each other and would likely never again cross paths, asked my opinion on the box of hair color you were considering. Please know that I gave the auburn color portrayed on the box thoughtful attention, along with your complexion and ponytailed brunette hair, before giving my resounding […]

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