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5 Warning Signs That I Should Avoid a Barista Career

I almost did it again … pour ground coffee into the brew basket without a filter. If there is anyone out there who never messed up using today’s convenient, fool-proof coffee makers, you deserve a medal. I’ve realized I need … Continue reading

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When the Mundane Becomes a Miracle

Can the mundane become a miracle? Absolutely! Life has insisted I learn this. My favorite definition of a miracle: A shift in perception When I heard this years ago, it hit me right between the eyes – in that area … Continue reading

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Who Needs Kindness?

Everyone needs kindness. Whether they “deserve” it or not. Haven’t you had a bad day when someone said or did one small thing that gave you a needed boost? The people most in need of  kindness are often the very … Continue reading

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The Gift of Creativity

Christmas is a time to give creative gifts, something children intuitively love to do. On a December morning when eight years old, I received monumental inspiration. I had recently learned from my big brother how to make ash trays out … Continue reading

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The Gift of Presence

One fall weekend our family visited Bosque del Apache wild bird refuge near Soccoro, New Mexico, to watch Sandhill cranes, Canadian geese and wild ducks launch off the winter migration refuge ponds at sunrise, honking as they headed out for … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Avoid Being a Facebook Victim

Do you feel frustrated or victimized every time you open Facebook? The past year’s election frenzy has exhausted many Facebook users. People are overwhelmed by negativity and judgement on their newsfeeds. It’s true that much of my newsfeed is negative … Continue reading

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Stop the victim act. You aren’t your trauma.

We aren’t our trauma. We are the Awareness that observes the trauma. If we believe we are that trauma, we will immerse ourselves in it, swim in it, and that’s all we see. On the other hand, if we are … Continue reading

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Let’s Ride This Election Tornado!

Let’s ride this tornado! Upset by recent elections? That’s okay. Delighted at recent elections? That’s okay, too. This is called CHANGE. We’ve wanted change for years. We’ve demonstrated, written, sang, hollered, cried, commiserated, and demanded change. Now that it’s arrived, … Continue reading

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Say Yes! to Life

I’m increasingly determined to say Yes! to life on a higher level. I feel an inner push to express more freely, don’t you? If we hold back, we choke off life-energy. When is the last time you indulged in enthusiastic … Continue reading

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If saying “no” is difficult, try this.

We don’t want to hurt other people’s feelings, so we hurt our own. Do you set aside your own plans to meet the needs of others? Do people expect things from you that you’d rather not do? Are you fulfilling … Continue reading

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