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The Power of Memory
“Love’s the only engine of survival.” – Leonard Cohen            Inevitably, there comes a time in every child’s life when they wonder about or question, how and why humans can treat each other in such awful ways. It would serve us all well to remember that moment and what that felt like, so we can ...
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What’s Wrong With Boredom?
Often people ask how they can get past boredom. The simple answer is presence. Presence is a state of Being, there is no doing needed. People tend to seek excitement or entertainment to avoid boredom. Part of uncovering what boredom has to show you is being with it and inquiring about it, getting curious. -What ...
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What Does It Mean?
While leading two workshops on Spiritual Bypassing this past week I realized that I needed a more clear way of conveying the concept of Magical Thinking (**defined below) and how to practice more discernment around it. First off, there is nothing wrong with magical thinking. As Robert Augustus Masters says, “ can be a ...
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A Key To Growth
A key to growth resides within your discomfort.  Yes, that is correct.  Feeling uncomfortable is really an impetus for growth, just like a lobster.  When a lobster is ready to grow, it begins to get tight and uncomfortable in its shell.  It then seeks out a rock to hide under, relinquishes its old shell and ...
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What Made Me Cry?
At some point in most people’s lives, I think we have dreams or notions of changing the world. So did I. In fact, when I first started my business, it is what became part of my “why”. In many different business trainings, I was asked this question: “What is your why?” In other words, why ...
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What Are You Avoiding?
One of the most popular coping mechanisms and often one that goes most unnoticed is AVOIDANCE. When something causes us distress mentally, emotionally, or physically, this is the way many of us deal. We all do, and have done this at some point in our lives, because it is natural for us to want to ...
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Who Is Criticizing Whom?
Have you ever started something new or set out to achieve a goal and then notice that little voice inside your head start to speak up? That little voice is usually not very nice and it can be downright mean. It likes to say things like: “You’ll never make enough money doing that!”, or “I ...
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Is Baseball Spiritual?
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. -Babe Ruth When baseball is put in the context of a story that I heard from one of my dear mentors, it certainly can be. I am not usually one for remembering jokes and stories, but this one really stuck with me because it was ...
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How Many Days Are In A Day?
Have you ever woken up “on the wrong side of the bed” feeling as grumpy as ever? Ever think the only solution for your day would be for that day to be over? I have too, and it is no fun! What I have come to realize throughout the years though, is this: there are ...
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What Do You Struggle With?
With the days getting shorter and the holiday season upon us, the things we struggle with can become much more apparent. Issues with relatives come up again or Seasonal Affective Disorder can begin to show its face, or you begin to wish you were somewhere else, whether it is the comfort of your own home ...
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