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How Do You Finish Up?

How we finish something is important. When it is a task – like gardening – do we follow through?  Do we put our tools away at the end so we can find them the next time we need them?  Do we completely finish one thing before going on to the next? We can have more inner…

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Two Sides To Every Story

There are two sides to every story.  If we love Fall, we can see this photo as gorgeous.  It can make us feel happy. But if we do not enjoy Fall – maybe we do not enjoy raking the leaves or we do not appreciate the cooler weather – this photo can just feel annoying.…

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Are You Poisoning Yourself?

Are you poisoning your own mind?  Are you putting toxins in your body without even knowing you are doing it?  What are you feeding your spirit? Let’s do a little experiment.  First, think of something you do not enjoy.  Just let the first thing come up – something you are uncomfortable about.  Something you do…

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Choose Some Loving Thoughts

Our inner thoughts can bring us down, or they can help us soar.  How do you talk to yourself?  What do you say to yourself in your head? Our thoughts may seem automatic, but they are not.  We can choose our thoughts. We can consciously stop and notice what we are thinking – and we…

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Where Are You Going?

With all of the racing we think we have to do everyday – where are we going?  We go to work, meetings, we taxi our children around while they go, go, go.  We have appointments and meetings and it never seems to end.  We schedule ourselves until we meet ourselves coming and going. How about…

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Give Yourself A Lift

We are always able to give ourselves a little lift.  We can do nice things for ourselves – do things we really enjoy or go places we really love to go.  We can feed ourselves good, healthy food.  We can take care of ourselves and that can give us a lift. We can also give ourselves…

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How Loud Is Your Stress?

Often, when we are stressed out, we are telling ourselves scary stories.  We are not being very nice to ourselves.  We are not taking care of ourselves.  We allow the stress to be more important than our peace of mind.  Often we allow stress to be more important than anything else that is going on in…