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The 6 Words That Helped Me Stay Sober

25 years ago today, I picked myself from the fetal-position heap I was in on the middle of my bed and made a decision not to kill myself. Or maybe it was the fleas that made me move. Whatever it …

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Ease Stress in 5 Minutes with Meditation

It’s that time of year again when the holidays are over and life gets busy, your workload is picking up, kids are back at school, and autumn is beckoning. So how best to maintain your peace amidst …

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When Caring Becomes Stressful

  Too often many of us who care about social causes and the environment separate our personal stress level from our social or environmental mission. We may think that chronic stress in th…

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7 Tips for Building Tolerance in Children

As children are going back-to school tolerance is more important than ever. They are getting to know their teacher(s), meeting new friends and classmates, it is natural for children to notice the …

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My Fight With Anxiety & How I Cope

Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists. ~ Eckhart Tolle I’m constantly berating reminding myself to walk downstream. But (damn it!) anxiety keeps turning me around. …

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5 Questions Guaranteed To Help You Know Yourself Better

The key to happiness is to be more of who we are. That's what Gretchen Rubin, author of "The Happiness Projects" tells us. Gretchen says that in order to know who we are, we must ask ourselves a few k…

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True Peace & Happiness Are Not What You Think

Some time ago Deb went to run a bath and was startled to find a spider in the tub. At that moment she was presented with a choice: flush the spider down the drain or take the time to get it out (beari…

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Nourishing the Collective Heart

I am passionate about the Global Coherence Initiative (CGI) and want to tell you more about it! With an international membership of 60,834, GCI has developed advanced sensing technology to observe…

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Change at the Speed of Point O

Disease, illiteracy, climate change. Hunger, poverty, pollution. You name the challenge, and you’ll probably find at least one organization working to address it. Many of these organizations have e…

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Selfie Danger: When Snapping Your Picture Goes Too Far

The global selfie craze has become dangerous, even deadly. • A polish couple recently plunged to their deaths after trying to take a selfie on a cliff in Portugal. Their 5 and 6-year olds watched t…

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Some say you are what you eat!

Good one Bea W.! lol Thanks for this. What a look on that kitty! lol Enjoy some humor for…

What a beautiful story , I am glad Cleo is one happy cat again :) thanks