10 Ways to Connect with The Divine

I believe connecting with the Divine is essential to experiencing true joy and happiness. I know the more I nurture my connection to the Divine, the more fulfilled I feel. Life is crazy though and it can be easy to lose touch. Especially right now while the whole world seems to be focused on the […]

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14 Things That May Extend Your Life

“ ”You don’t have to hit them all, but when it comes to health, the little things add up.”  Mandy Oaklander   I came across this wonderful article in a special edition of TIME called “The Science of Living Longer.” If you are interested, you can find it on Amazon. The article is about surprising […]

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The Pandemic and Ambiguous Loss

Life On Hold “Stress in the face of a pandemic can take the shape of frozen grief.” Sarah B Woods, PhD, LMFT I came across several articles about the pandemic and ambiguous loss and I found them to be very helpful in understanding and putting into perspective some of my feelings. Ambiguous loss is a […]

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Three Questions for the New Year

“It’s resolution time and you’re probably asking yourself, “Have I made them? Have I started them? Have I already messed them up?”  Ariane de Bonvoisin 2020 has definitely been a challenging year and I think we are all ready to let it go and focus on the New Year. It’s the time many of us […]

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Your Ageless Brain

“Neuroplasticity… the capacity of the brain to develop and change throughout life, something Western science once thought impossible.” Merriam-Webster.com As we get older, we have come to expect some minor lapses in memory and some cognitive decline. We can’t find our keys – or our cell phone – or we walk into a room and […]

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NO!!!

I don’t want to…….!!! Every two year old since the beginning of time. If you have children, know someone who has children or have ever been a child yourself, you have probably heard or said “I don’t want to!!” I don’t want to take a bath; I don’t want to go to bed; I don’t […]

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The Truth

“I write to tell myself the truth” – Julia Cameron I have been an avid journal keeper since my mid-twenties. I have written hundreds – thousands of pages – processing everything from everyday events to the meaning and purpose of life. Writing helped me understand myself and the world around me. Then, about a year […]

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It’s Ok

“I am where I am and it’s ok.” – Abraham-Hicks I got home from work the other day and was in a little bit of a tiz because some things aren’t getting resolved as quickly as I think they should. It was a beautiful, sunny fall afternoon so I decided to take a walk. I […]

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Resistance

What you resist, persists – Carl Jung I have heard this quote many times from many different places but didn’t know who said it first, so I looked it up. Actually, the whole quote is “what you resist not only persists but grows in size.” (That can be a little alarming!) The complimentary opposite of […]

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Commitment

“The biggest commitment you must keep is the commitment to yourself.” – Neale Donald Walsch Have you ever made a commitment to someone or something and then later wondered, “Oh my God, what have I done? What if the commitment is to yourself? Do you take that as seriously or is it easier to blow […]

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