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Feeling Is Our Guide To Healing

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“To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest. To live fully is to be always in no-man’s-land, to experience each moment as completely new and fresh. To live is to be willing to die over and over again.” ~Pema Chodron The most common question I Read more

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Gratitude Is The Real Happiness

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I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude. ~Brene Brown I use to think happiness was something that took years to get to–if ever. I thought I had to “achieve” happiness. I had to do something to get to get. Read more

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Why We Choose To Love

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“Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.” ~Rumi The thing about love is it’s not a linear commitment–it’s a wild, uncertain compromise. Your lover–your loved one–can leave at any time. Holding them back is not love. Love is freedom. When we understand that love is a choice it sets us free and allows Read more

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The Truth About Fear That No One Tells You

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“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt As I write this I am heading to the mountains of Sapa in northern Vietnam and reflecting on what a year of Read more

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Letting Life Flow

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“You must let life flow naturally, for life’s secret is patience; you must stop pushing for change and allow things to unfold.” ~Leon Brown Often we live our lives waiting for the next “big” moment. We feel stuck and waiting for something to change, or not wanting something to change. We’re waiting to find the Read more

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Why Stillness Is Nobel

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“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh It’s been a few months since I’ve written, because I am taking time to sit in silence and stillness. The words weren’t Read more

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Using Mindfulness To Make Heart Centered Choices

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“It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.” ~Dali Lama I’ve been mindfully practicing making choices from the heart  and have realized quite a lot along my journey. Read more

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Learning To Love In The Present Moment

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Many times we want to love someone for who we know they can become rather than loving them completely in this moment without expecting them to become the person of our dreams.  We may have good intentions, but at the same time we are taking away their humanness by projecting who we believe they can Read more

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Appreciating Your Precious Human Life

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“Life is not made up of minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years, but of moments. You must experience each one before you can appreciate it.” ~Sarah Ban Breathnach When we take time to appreciate our life we take time to accept our life as it is. It may not be perfect, it may not be what Read more

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The Key To Happiness Is Not What You Think

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“If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the world belongs to you.” ~Lao Tzu Happiness is a state Read more

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