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Stress Got You Down on the Job?

Very important memo to self, staff! – What can WE do to make this a better place to work? That question is one today’s public- and private-sector employers who genuinely care about their workers ar…

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The Answer to All Questions

If I only had one word to describe and answer the questions I have posed to myself since I have been a little girl, the word would be Love. I would wish people were able to reach out to one another…

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Finding Peace In Daily Life

The awareness that has shifted my life the most is my ability to feel present in what I am doing in each moment. I have had a lot of experience, like all of us, yet knowing that I am here right…

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Mariel Hemingway on Nature, Divinity & Love

Mariel has two recent creative endeavors in the world--- Running From Crazy, an amazing documentary film about Mariel Hemingway's family history and how she's healing, and Running With Nature, a book …

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5 Things I Have Learned About Tackling Stress

A Buddhist monk once said, "If a problem can be solved, why worry? And if it cannot be solved, what's the good of worrying?" Wise words, but admittedly difficult to practice. Problems are inevitabl…

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Stray Dog Who Swallowed Basketball Makes Amazing Recovery

Pets, especially dogs, have the unfortunate habit of swallowing all sorts of crazy non-edible objects from legos and beer bottles to wallets full of cash, but I think Hannah, the pit bull mix currentl…

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Nourishing the Heart of Your Pet

“I am the rug beneath your feet that buffers you from all the harshness of life.” – Dog I have had the gift of four dogs, a cat and two horses in my life. I fed them, groomed them and loved them. I c…

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The Power of a Dream-Like Moment

Many of us have had the experience of awaking from a vivid dream or nightmare and being certain that what we dreamed really happened. Then, as we awaken more, we realize we were only dreaming. It d…

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A Love Letter To Aspiring Medical Students

Is it possible to go through medical training without getting your spirit broken? That's what health blogger James Clear asked me over lunch one day. He's studying for his MCATs and wants to go to med…

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Real-Life Love Stories That Will Banish Your Inner Cynic (Video)

All too often, we walk around in a jaded mindset—making assumptions about the selfish motivations behind the actions of strangers, colleagues and acquaintances. Apart from being purely unproductive…

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Lots of good specific advice in the column; will implement some of the strategies. Thanks.

Many years ago my husband and I decided to adopt old, abused, disabled animals. They live with us fo…

Omg you could only see his beautiful eyes and knew he was an angel. Bastard policeman he should be p…