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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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For a perspective shift, cue this drama llama.

Sometimes we find ourselves getting all caught up in our drama. And it’s often stupid stuff, too: Can somebody just give a straight answer to our work question? We finally order an item we need to replace, and it’s discontinued. The only day this week we have to mow the lawn turns into a rainstorm. […]

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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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F’ed up, or balanced?

I was having lunch with a friend, and in catching up on our lives the talk turned to personal awareness. She shared that she was taking the initiative with her home projects instead of waiting for others to get her hints to begin. I shared that I was learning to recognize my own feelings versus […]

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Two magic words for when Life is moving too fast

When I stop to think about it, I’ve been a bit overwhelmed lately. That’s why I don’t let myself stop to think about it often. My calendar shows I have another month and a half to go before I will get a real breather, but I know that I need to change my attitude about […]

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