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How to Handle Negative Comments

Recently I’ve faced negative comments on my social media feed. While my immediate response was to forgive and delete, in time my ego got the best of me. I found myself stuck in the discomfort of n…

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Wisdom from Paul Helfrich

Love has inspired countless generations of poets, composers, and artists throughout history. It's universal to the human experience, and yet can be hard to define. For love has many different expressi…

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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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An Open Letter To Mean People Everywhere

You know who you are. You’re the kids who bullied that poor bus driver until she cried. You’re the ones who tortured and killed Matthew Shepard because he was gay. You’re the cliques in high school wh…

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Add More Kindness to Your Life

“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”  ~Henry James I have been thinking a lot about kindness lately because I…

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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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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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I Don’t Know How To Love Myself

If you want to love something... treat it nicely. I was offered this puzzle piece the first time twenty years ago. I was a teenager with teenage problems, and there was this girl I didn't like.…

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The Bear, The Stranger and A Roll of Twine

My neighborhood has become a diverse population of nature loving animals including, but not limited to: humans, fox, raccoons, ground hogs, deer, swans, turtles, multiple species of birds and of c…

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Walking Your Talk: How Do You Treat The Waitress?

We had a TV series in London. One of our fellow TV presenters seriously upset the camera crew when they arrived at his house. He was rude and dismissive, essentially putting himself on a pedestal and …

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