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Our Obsession With Shiny Objects

Bill Sims, Jr. shares how giving thanks instead of getting stuff leads to a more fulfilling life. Ours is a world focused on "shiny stuff". An endless parade of shiny new things that will supposedl…

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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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The Arctic Tundra Of My Soul

I havenít had much to say. Maybe youíve noticed. More likely you were busy fighting with family over the turkey neck, making popcorn garland interspersed with bright red cranberries and hiding your ki…

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Wisdom from Ronald Kaufman

Some of the things I would suggest are to work on your self-esteem, take care of your health, and to give to others. Too many people have low self-esteem and it can impact all of us. People tend to…

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Giving Back To Those Who Spiritually Feed You

I just received a check in the mail for $9.61 from Kimya, a woman who told me that my blog post†Stop Striving. Youíre Already Enough inspired her and that she tithes to people who spiritually feed her…

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Giving the Gift of Receiving

Iíve just returned from a two-week tour of Australia and New Zealand. It was a powerful and magical journey, a tapestry of experiences that left an indelible impression on me. What I found most reward…

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The Best Gift of All

During one of her shows a few years back, Oprah Winfrey made a profound and beautiful statement that I appreciated very much. She said, "We do shows about lots of 'stuff' and my 'favorite things,' but…

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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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Wisdom from Dave Boufford

One of my favorite quotations about life's teachings comes from Thomas Carlyle, who said "Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood." So, here's what I've come to know: …

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Check Out the Charitable Matchmakers

With so many worthy charities and causes in need of donations, it can be a challenge to find the right one for you. That's where GlobalGiving comes in, the brainchild of Mari Kuraishi and Dennis Whitt…

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