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Thanksgiving as a Wellness Practice

Celebrations of a day of thanks are common around the world. Whether these observances mark an annual harvest, peace or something else, their underlying theme is appreciation and gratitude, sentiments…

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5 Ways to Beat Loneliness This Thanksgiving

If you find that you are far from your family and close friends this Thanksgiving, you might be feeling lonely and sad. It's easy to get mired down in that feeling since we seem to be bombarded with i…

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5 Meaningful Ways to Say ‘Thank You’

At the beginning of the year, I wrote about how gratitude jars are a helpful way of reminding yourself of the many things in your life to be thankful for. While I might not be as diligent at using my …

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What Matters Most (Poem)

There’s no right answer, to what matters most. The heart of each of us holds a special choice. What matters is living fully, in every possible way. Live like you mean it, like there is no nex…

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True Story: The Best Run Ever!

Several months ago, I went on my nightly run, like I often do. When winding my way up the hills of Oakland, I decided to take a turn up a street that I hadn't been on before. I was pushing myself phys…

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Looking for a Better Life? Take Charge of These 3 Things

A few years ago, I was given a glimpse of what eternity must be like: the intense, pure, twirling, dazzling, pale turquoise light I saw during a spiritual healing, behind my closed eyes, penetrated my…

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5 Life-Changing Reasons to Have a Gratitude Jar

I have always preferred to think of myself as quick-witted. But, since I have spent the past couple of years taking a good look at myself, I have to be honest and admit, what I really am, is snarky. I…

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4 Secrets for Living

I would like to share these four “secrets” for living: Being content and fulfilled in life does not really come from the success of your results. True contentment comes from being completely prese…

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This Woman Just Took Thankfulness to a Whole New Level

It's easy to lose sight of the most important t-word of the holiday season: thankfulness. Somewhere between last-minute grocery runs, all-day football games and a "Black Friday" tradition that has …

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Don’t Underestimate Gratitude

Philip Pegler shares how gratitude with love transforms our short lives. Please remember always to be grateful, for gratitude is a great antidote to misfortune. Life overflows with abundance and ye…

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