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Where You Can Find the Best Advice

When I think of words of wisdom that I would like to leave to humanity, I am filled with humility. I envision my children’s faces and realize that my wisdom and my love is all that I will ultimately l…

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Are You Willing to Take Advice?

I don't think anybody needs a speech on what is right and what is wrong. Most people don't want to be told how to live their lives either. Through the years, I've continually fought against everyone's…

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Are You a Good Listener?

A healthy relationship is easy to spot by paying attention to how well the two people listen to each other. When both partners in a couple listen well, their conversations on even the most sensitive t…

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How to Achieve Inner Peace

"Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes."¯ -Carl Gustav Jung   It is that time of year again, when the garden performs its ritual magic of re-creating itself anew. Regardless o…

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How To Wear Your Wedding Dress On Your 20th Anniversary

My husband spent the last six months secretly planning a surprise wedding ceremony to renew our vows. I had no clue. Zip. I showed up in a t-shirt, shorts and a ponytail.  If I had even had the slight…

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The 6 Secrets for Relationship Success

My wife and I were having breakfast last Sunday at our favorite spot, after our morning walk with our pooch. We got to talking about what successful relationships were made of. I was delighted that sh…

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6 Ways to Hone Your Conversation Skills

By Laine Bergeson and Courtney Helgoe, Experience Life On a sunny day last fall, Taylor Baldry set up a card table and three folding chairs on a well-traveled street corner in Minneapolis. He sta…

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Compassionate Listening

We all want to be heard!  If we want to be heard and seen for who we are, we can start by hearing and seeing others.  Too often we think of listening as waiting for the other person to stop talking s…

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Tips to Be a Generous Listener

My mentor Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen, author of Kitchen Table Wisdom, spends a lot of time talking about generous listening in the programs she teaches such as these and in the Healer’s Art curriculum she…

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Communication: The Foundation of Strong Relationships

  “The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t being said.” -Anonymous The strength and endurance training in any and all relationships starts and ends with the ca…

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