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This is a Time for Choices

This is a time for choices. We can no longer sit idly by, tolerating. Gone are the days of allowing things to unfold around us, knowing they aren’t right for us, but playing that game anyway because it seems easier that way. Continue reading

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4 Anti-Virus Protections for Life Downloads

What do you download into your life? I am talking about from the world around you. Negative headlines? Latest juicy gossip? Fear-mongering? OPO Virus (Other People’s Opinions)? Movies and videos with violence? Conditioned social beliefs and customs? Unwanted obligations? Toxic … Continue reading

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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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Let’s Celebrate Failure!

Fear of failure holding you back? Maybe it’s time to celebrate your failures. Let’s do the math. Which one of the following two formulas describes your life? Failure + Blame + Self Recrimination = Failure x 2 Failure + Assessment … 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 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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