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5 Steps to Creating a Meaningful Female Friendship

When it comes to romance, we know that there is a lot of ground between being interested in someone and getting married to him or her.  We have terms like “going on a date” which we know is different …

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Your Dog Is Your Mirror – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a paperback copy of Your Dog Is Your Mirror: The Emotional Capacity of Our Dogs and Ourselves by Kevin Behan. Check out this excerpt, and then leave a comment for a chance to win yo…

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Are You Cutting Yourself Off From Awareness?

Pure being: When this door is closed, we exist in separation. There is underlying dread of death, a loss of connection, and the absence of any divine presence. Conditioned bliss: When this door is…

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Chicken, Yoga, Fear, And Love

I'm supposed to write about it but I haven't a clue where to begin. Much has happened -- both in my life and the world around me -- and all of it is remarkably intertwined. I haven't written regularly…

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Tools for Emotional Pain

The first step in converting emotions is to take responsibility for what you are feeling. This is the start of expressing, releasing, and sharing the pain. This exercise will require about 10 minut…

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The Power of Breaking Open

This morning, I read this article in Elephant Journal about the power of being emotionally broken open. When we experience loss, we are given the opportunity to make conscious decisions for our lives …

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Be Bestowed With Happiness

Happiness is not a unique thing. It is one flavor of essence among many. The happiness you are used to comes and goes. Instead of thinking of this as a well that runs dry, imagine the atmosphere.…

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The Circular Trap Of Addiction

I find it significant that so many people are currently involved in the issue of addiction. To me, addictions stand for the deeper conflict between maintaining one’s old conditioning and breaking fre…

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Unload Your Romantic Baggage

By Sheila Monaghan, Women's Health Even if you're over your ex, your romantic history has a funny (in a sick sort of way) tendency of creeping into life with your new partner. "The relationshi…

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For All the New Moms Who Feel Clueless

Lately, I've been talking to a lot of new mothers who feel so much pressure to have it all together and don't feel safe expressing how overwhelming it can be to have a child. If you have a new bab…

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