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ABUNDANCE: Why Depression Is Full Of Opportunity

The poet, William Butler Yeats said, “It takes more courage to examine the dark corners of your own soul than it does for a soldier to fight on a battlefield.” I would certainly agree with him on that. Dealing with depression takes tremendous courage and fortitude, even as it also can be a tremendous opportunity. […]

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GRATITUDE: What We Focus On Expands

Whatever we focus on expands in our life experience. If our mind is focuses on what’s not going well in our lives in the present, or we are living in the future focused on our fears, or living in the past ruminating about things we are still angry about, we will create and expand a […]

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GUIDANCE: Please help me see this in a different way

Pain and suffering are a part of all of our lives. Whenever I am in pain, confused, or feel lost, I’ve adopted an approach where I ask my Self, “Please help me see this in a different way.” I trust that my inner guidance will bring me a new perspective and direction.   Rumi, the […]

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HEALTH: How To Change What We Believe Is Possible

When my father died of a heart attack in August 2014, I entered a period of questioning many of the “givens” and “assumptions” of my life. I was already asking myself if the following statement was true: “All the people in my family die of heart attacks, strokes and cancer and one or all of […]

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POWER: The 8 Traits Of A Successful Leader

There is no single way to define a great or successful leader. Leaders can be found among all types of people. A great leader might be a parent, a President, a CEO, a teacher, a child, a homeless person or a garbage handler. A leader can come from any walk of life. Most often a […]

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ABUNDANCE: Why Depression Is Full Of Opportunity

The poet, William Butler Yeats said, “It takes more courage to examine the dark corners of your own soul than it does for a soldier to fight on a battlefield.” I would certainly agree with him on that. Dealing with depression takes tremendous courage and fortitude, even as it also can be a tremendous opportunity. […]

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FREEDOM: The Polar Bear Takes A Leap Of Faith

I recently heard an amazing story about a polar bear. This polar bear lived in a zoo and the zoo management where he lived decided to redesign his habitat. To keep the polar bear safe during the process of creating this new and much more beautiful, expansive habitat, the zookeepers created a large cage and […]

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PEACE: Learning How To Relax

At times, we all can get caught in an anxiety loop which we commonly call, worry.  Understanding a bit about how the brain works, and recognizing that worry is a neurological process, rather than simply a “feeling,” we can take steps to relieve it. Deep inside our brains is an almond-shaped structure called the amygdala, which […]

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