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Teaching Children to Give – Helpful Tips

To help you step into the holiday spirit and remember its real meaning, Id like to share a short video called "A Recipe of Care" with you; and then Id like to share some tips on how we can teach our…

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4 Powerful Qualities of Positive People

Think about the positive, happy people you know. If you can count more than five, it's a sign that you are one of them. Because, positive people like to be among positive people! I am fortunate to …

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Secret Kind Gestures for Valentine’s Day

Doing a kind gesture for someone is like throwing a stone in a lake. You never know what the ripple effect will be. We toss our stone, knowing once it has left our grasp, the outcome is beyond us. …

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Clutter: How Can I Give It Away When I Need Cash?

There are people in my clutter-clearing class who are struggling with releasing that which no longer serves them because of its value--or at least their perception of its value--because they really ne…

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Study: Instinctively, People Are Generous

By Emily Sohn, Discovery Channel Without thinking, people act with more generosity than if they take some time to weigh the logic of their behavior. Contrary to popular and pessimistic thought, …

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An Act of Generosity Can Make a Huge Impact

The other day I decided to stop at Old Town to get a bite to eat. I ordered some enchiladas from an authentic-looking Mexican cafe. It was such a beautiful day that I decided to eat outside. I found a…

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What is Your Nature: Are You a Frog, a Scorpion or a Monk?

We had been traveling around the world and came back to visit with Ed's family. We told them a scary story of when we were on a train in India. It was very crowded and Ed had to put his arm around Deb…

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Holiday Angels: Anonymous Donors Pay Off Layaway Accounts

Every tear you never cried is waiting for you... and they're heavy. I say this sometimes to coaching clients, a reassurance of sorts that the surge of emotions they experience as we dig deeper into…

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Won’t You Help Me Spread Some Love?

This morning I sat down to write something about clutter, which I've been doing a great deal lately because it seems a lot of people are feeling stuck. I know, both in theory and in practice, that let…

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3 Exercises to Reduce Fear and Anxiety

I notice that in the many seminars I lead in the business world, that fear, and its various manifestations, are at the root of important and difficult issues. The more we can understand and transform …

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