New Circumstance Old Patterns

The air smells of freedom. Life is new.  The situation is fresh and alive.  Unexpectedly arriving, knocking at the door, pleading to be let back in, are the old comfortable patterns. They don’t make you happy.  But, are oh so familiar and comfortable in a most uncomfortable way and there appears to be is a lot

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Discover Your Authentic Voice

Life is like a river. We stand at the edge and watch the ripples run through or stick our hand in to test the temperature to see if it’s right for us.  Stay safely on the side watching the surface wondering what might lie beneath or dive right in.  Even just walk away. What are You

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Kindness and Compassion Expands Consciousness

Kindness finds us and instantly can light us up.  A simple remark sometimes can shake us out of a darker place. A smile can bring us a little relief and a breath we didn’t realize was there.  It reminds us that we are okay, even when things feel all wrong or not the way we want

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Combatting Fear One Step at a Time

Let’s try an experiment. Think of something that scares you.  It doesn’t have to be big, it’s not the size of the fear that matters.  It’s your reaction or intensity that it produces. Selection For each of us it will be a different.  Remember, things that initially appear the smallest and most insignificant can hold some of the

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Tears Promote Healing and Health

There is a natural healing power to tears.  It’s an organic process our body designed to protect us from external physical irritants and to release emotions: frustration, grief, sadness, anxiety as well as joy, relief.  Tears modulate our inner thermostat.  While we feel a profound difference when experiencing joy or sadness, grief or ecstasy, our bodies

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