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Giving Thanks – Through Mindfulness

Millions of Americans celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday in November every year. For many, it’s their favorite holiday. A day to spend with family, to give thanks for blessings, and to officially usher in the holiday season. For me, … Continue reading

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7 Lies Keeping You from Happiness

Happiness. A simple word that, ironically, can foster a lot of questions and a lot of anxiety. What is happiness? Why am I not happy? Am I happy enough? Is this what happiness feels like? Why does so-and-so look happier … Continue reading

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Small Actions Have the Biggest Impact, and It All Starts with You

It’s easy to get caught up in our own mindset and personal place, which means it’s easy to forget that the smallest of our actions can have a very large impact. In a world of almost 7.5 billion people (wow!), … Continue reading

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You’re Doing Your Weekends All Wrong

Just because you had a weekend in which you didn’t go to work doesn’t mean you had a good weekend. In fact, my guess is that your weekend away from the office was probably “bad-good”. I can imagine what you’re … Continue reading

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Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us from Being Happy

Lies. We tell them to others, but we mostly tell them to ourselves. How many of these lies have you fallen victim to, personally? He or she will change. I’ll do it “one day”. If I had more time, I’d … Continue reading

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Taming the Wanting Mind — Just What Is Enough?

How often have you found yourself wanting something so badly that you crossed your fingers, said prayers, or┬átalked incessantly about it hoping it’ll come your way…and then gotten that very thing only to discover it wasn’t everything you hoped it … Continue reading

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Kill the Soulmate (and the myth of the perfect partner)

It’s everywhere. The idea of the perfect partner. You see them on TV and in movies, and read about them in books. They’re men and women depicted as the person who completes you. The person who, through some design of … Continue reading

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