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Healing Your Pain on the Road to Happiness

If I only had a few shards of wisdom to leave this world, I’d go straight for the bull’s eye. What’s life about anyway? I think it’s about being happy. However, that road to happiness includes learnin…

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The Incredible Rewards of Waking Up Early — And How To Do it

A long time ago, I came across the expression "videotaped sunrise." It stayed in my mind. Thinking about it, I realized that I had—possibly like many others on the planet—seen more sunrises on the tel…

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How You Can Make Friends With Change

Change can be daunting. It can push all our buttons, fear and confusion can arise, doubt or insecurity as such a time is full of so many unknowns. We are personally dealing with big changes right now:…

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How to Design Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

Almost everyone knows how unpleasant the occasional sleepless night or early morning awakening is. Even worse, chronic wakefulness is a condition that may have far-reaching negative effects on the min…

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Why ‘Letting Go’ of Anger Isn’t Enough

One time when, as a couple, we were disagreeing and getting heated with each other, a wise friend said, “Can’t you just laugh?”  This had the immediate effect of reminding us that the ego loves to be …

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Staying Mindful When Life Stresses You Out

Have you ever been in a crowded subway or busy street, lost in a marketplace in a foreign country, or caught up in an argument that was going nowhere? Does it make you lose your mindfulness and awaren…

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10 Things I Learned from Healing an Incurable Disease

Five years ago I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, a condition that is commonly believed to have no cure. I was given the options of surgery and medication for the rest of my life, still without the…

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Can’t Sleep? Here’s What You Should Do

Your head is on the pillow, and it is past 10 p.m. You close your eyes and try to sleep, but they flutter open again. And again. The minutes tick by. What should you do? First of all, know that …

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How My 5-Year-Old Inspired a Life-Changing Meditation For Me

I first learned about the laughter meditation when my son was 5 years old. Like all children, he loved to laugh, play, dance, sing, have fun. He was a natural -- and highlighted how much I had lost to…

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How One Trait Can Make You a Fabulous Leader

I recently learned that the leadership-training curriculum at Google places a heavy emphasis on self-awareness building. The thinking, of course, is that managers can only become effective influenc…

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