Life is like a trampoline

One of the worst pieces of advice we’re sometimes (often unknowingly) given is to ignore our feelings. It’s those times that we’re told it’s wrong or weak or embarrassing to...

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A bear walks into a bar…

A bear walks into a bar and says to the bartender, “Give me a scotch and........Coke.” “Why the big pause?” asks the bartender. “I don’t know,” says the bear. “I’ve always had...

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Aware. Allow. Align.

Our cellphones are always scanning the airwaves so they are ready when a call comes in. Even when they’re in our pocket or buried at the bottom of our bag, they’re alert and...

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Just this moment

Maybe today we can spend a few minutes just being. We can ignore our what’s-for-dinner. Or let next week’s schedule just happen. And perhaps forget that thing we did last week...

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Perfectly imperfectly human

Maybe we’ve had a few good days. We’ve been practicing feeling better – and it’s working! We’ve banished that mild anxiety. We’re living in a place of flow. And… then…...

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On corks and keys

When we take a cork out of a bottle… …Or use a key to open a stiff lock… …We take it easy. We gently ease the cork or coax the lock. We don’t rush it and force it because we...

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Thanksgiving every day

Our American readers are celebrating Thanksgiving today. It’s a wonderful holiday that prompts us to be grateful for what we have. And gratitude – or appreciation, as I prefer...

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