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Stop Comparing the Present with the Past

I drove past a church the other day en route to Santa Cruz and the sign they had out front displayed this message: “Don’t dwell on the past because you’re not going back there.” That says it all to me…

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5 Ways to Make the Most out of Your Vacation

Summer is nearing its end, but hopefully you still have one more trip in the works, even if it is a short one. Make the most out of your final vacation of the summer by finding inspiration in an unfam…

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10 Steps to a Happier Life

Our modern lives are littered with stress. By retuning your approach to it, you can create a pure, lasting inner peace in place of modern worries. Here are some suggestions to help guide you towards l…

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Teaching Your Family the Power of Mindfulness

I’m in the middle of teaching an intimate mindfulness class to several girls all between the ages of seven and nine. So far, it has been nothing less than magnificent, and that is always, always the…

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7 Simple Stress Reducers

Life can be totally anxiety-inducing. Luckily, we've found seven simple tips to help with stress management. Watch 'em and never sweat under pressure again!…

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More Tips for Managing Today’s Stress

In last week’s column I talked about how today’s stress is different and provided proven tips on how to de-stress in these changing times. This week we’re going to take a deeper look at the subject an…

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12 Inexpensive Ways to Relieve Stress

"Stress:  1. a force that strains or deforms  2. mental or physical tension"  Websters New World Dictionary Despite our best intentions for creating a lifestyle free of stress, we have only su…

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Green Girl Takes from 2008 and Gives to 2009

I am currently looking out my kitchen window at the snow spiraling down, masking the world in white. The birds are swarming to the feeders; all of the other animals are holed up away from the storm.…

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Make A Meditation Space and De-Stress

A loved one of mine just went through the harrowing (and thankfully successful) experience of a stem cell transplant for leukemia. Thanks to meditating twice a day, I was able to keep my bearings and…

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hank you ,,, Merry Christmas

Yep! I think I've said this before...A Great Auntie of mine said a glass of ginger wine every night…

Doesn't say whether the ginger was fresh or dried. One gram of fresh ginger isn't much.

To me this like taking your car to a mechanic's helper instead of to a real mechanic. No for me.

I strongly agree with reducing our battery imprint. Reducing energy use is always a good thing. …