Category: Blog Posts

My Blog Has Moved!

Hey FTG Friends! If you haven’t already, please visit me at my main website www.AngelaHowell.com! My blog has been moved and you’ll find lots of cool new stuff! See you there!

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Six Lessons from Baby Birds

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Tis the season for nests and baby birds everywhere! We were fortunate when a finch family nested in the floral arrangement hanging on our front storm door. We had first row seats to all the action, and the lessons were

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The Ups and Downs of Finding the Gift

Hello FTG Friends, As my good friend Todd Cecil would say, I hope you all are smiling wherever you are in the world today! Ups and Downs Are Guaranteed and Necessary This week has had some wonderful developments and yet,

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How to Stop Seeing Life as a Victim

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Half empty? Half full? Or maybe someone forgot to pour you a glass? My past involved a lot of chaos and trauma and more than once, I’ve been a victim of unfortunate circumstance. However, I’ve come to realize that my

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Five Amazing TED Talks That Will Transform Your Thinking, Part One

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What follows is an excerpt from my article recently published on Everyday Power Blog. Full article here. TED Talks are Miracle Grow for the body, mind and soul! They are cutting edge philosophy, psychology, science and insight, among many other

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Even Dogs Are “Finding the Gift”

I just had to post this precious photo of shop dog Bear from Parnassus Books in Nashville. Apparently he’s been sneak-reading my book under the table! It’s okay, Bear. All smart dogs practice mindfulness! Many of the metaphors that inspired

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Why We Procrastinate and the Payoffs of Avoidance

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I have been asked to develop this topic for Everyday Power Blog, a trusted source for inspiration and motivation. In doing so, I uncovered FIVE (5) KEY PAYOFFS  for avoidance and the fears attached. Good news—there’s a way to tip

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Breaking Free from the Imaginary Leash

Goldie’s leash is real, but Henry’s is imaginary. Hey FTG friends! In recent author talks for my book, Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness, I’ve been having fun sharing about the December 29 entry, Life Lessons From the Dog.

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Some Resolutions Are Just Too Big

Happy New Year! Whew, it’s been a while since I posted. Author talks and book events have kept me jumping, but I am so very grateful for the impact “Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness” is making in people’s

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Angela Howell and America’s Love Doctor Discuss Mindfulness

Recently celeb psychologist Dr. Brenda Wade, a regular guest on The Today Show, Dr. Oz and Oprah, interviewed Angela Howell to discuss year-end mindfulness and her new book, Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness. Click the replay to learn

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