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  • My Two Left Feet

    My Two Left Feet – A Not So Grim Tale Once upon a time, a little girl took dancing lessons. She loved the music, the thought  of ballerinas and especially the fabulous costume she would wear at her recital. Technically, she wasn’t the best in the class, but it simply didn’t matter because dancing made […]

  • Grasper the Crab

    The promise of a larger life and a soul inspired future is poignantly illustrated in the following children’s story, Grasper the Crab by Paul Own Lewis. Grasper teaches us that in order to grow and experience wonder, we have to be willing to take risks and listen to our own inner voice. Grasper, a sweet, young […]

  • A Gratitude Ritual

    Sharing the powerful and profound teachings and rituals of Debbie Ford. May they live on and that we have the opportunity to continue to share them. A Gratitude Ritual by Debbie Ford The beautiful gifts of gratitude begin at home so today invite a healing to happen in your own body in your own consciousness […]

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    Peace is This Moment Without Judgment

    These lines are taken from a beautiful poem by Dorothy Hunt.  Peace is This Moment Without Judgment Do you think peace requires an end to war? Or tigers eating only vegetables? Does peace require an absence from your boss, your spouse, yourself? … Do you think peace will come some other place than here? Some […]

  • The Fertile Void

    8 Tips to Navigating the Fertile Void Have you ever been caught in a life transition? A time when instead of moving forward to the next chapter in your life, you were stuck, confused, lost, or wandering? Suzanne Braun Levine, author of Inventing the Rest of Our Lives, calls this “in between” time the Fertile Void. She […]

  • 8 Strategies to Boost Happiness

    8 Strategies to Boost Your Happiness 1) Set your intention to be happy. All conscious change begins with intention. Incline your mind to joy and happiness. 2) Be accountable for your happiness. Accountability empowers us to see that our happiness is up to us. 3) Identify what brings you happiness. Make a list of everything […]

  • We All Need Each Other

    There is a wonderful fable that tells of a young girl who is walking through a meadow when she sees a butterfly impaled on a thorn.  Very carefully she releases it and the butterfly starts to fly away.  Then it comes back and changes into a beautiful good fairy.  “For your kindness,” she tells the […]

  • The Optimist’s Creed

    I love to start my day reading this poem by Christian Larsen. I Promises Myself To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them To look at the sunny […]

  • Confidence

    Confidence is about trusting yourself, believing in yourself, knowing, loving and respecting yourself. Self-confidence is the inner feeling of certainty. It is also the feeling that you are worthwhile and valuable. Self-confidence gives you the fuel to create your dreams. The author Astrid Alauda wrote: “I’ve spent most of my life walking under that hovering […]