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The Power of Forgiveness

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The Power of Forgiveness

“Forgiveness is the economy of the heart; forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.” 

Hannah More, English writer

At this moment, no matter what storms rage in our reality, each of us has the power to let go of old grievances that hold … [Read More ...]

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The Unseen Toll of Anxiety

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raising your gratitude quotient

Back in March, after a couple of weeks of watching the news every night, I could feel the effects of being bombarded with all those jarring and distressing images. Listening to the death toll rise in the generally high-strung tone reporters adopted while discussing Covid-19 was hurting me. I began … [Read More ...]

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Living With Intention

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I turned sixty last September, and with a packed autumn calendar, I didn’t have too much time to think about it. As I took some time last month to reflect and write down a few New Year’s resolutions, I began thinking more deeply about how it felt, and what it … [Read More ...]

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Downsizing

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Like many of you, I am guessing, I set aside January (and into February) to get organized both inside and out. Recently, I came across a very interesting book, The Upside of Downsizing: Getting to Enough by Dr. Sara Hart, PhD.

 An issue many of us are facing, or will … [Read More ...]

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Get Hygge, Be Happier

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hygge

Hygge: A Danish term defined as “a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.” The Little Book of Hygge

True confession time: I love to hygge. Pronounced “hoo-gah,” this superior Scandinavian practice has no direct translation in English, but “cozy and comfy” … [Read More ...]