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Three Simple Words Can Transform Your Life

How often are you in a situation in which someone says something you take the wrong way? It could be at work, or at home, or in the supermarket — we’ve all experienced times in which the person we’re with makes … Continue reading

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When One Door Closes, A Windmill Can Often Be Found

Change, almost always, isn’t personal. It’s how you view change that makes it personal. Continue reading

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Personal Lessons We Can Learn from the Recent Election

This week’s U.S. election polarized our nation. It exposed a big divide in mentality — in hopes and dreams and expectations. For some, the results triggered happiness. For others, dread and fear. I’m not going to talk politics in this … 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 talked 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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Practice, Not Perfection

Perfection is a fantasy. It’s not attainable, as none of us are perfect. It’s also insidiously dangerous because the pursuit of perfection raises expectations of yourself, of others, and of things around you that you can’t control. Which, in the … Continue reading

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