Tag: CHANGE

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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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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Why We Procrastinate and the Payoffs of Avoidance

procrastination, avoidance, perfectionism, fear of letting go, fear of success, fear of failure

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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The Heat Is On!

Our bodies are such amazing, complex systems, constantly regenerating and renewing themselves. A while back, I had surgery on my knee and in the acute healing process, this knee was very warm to the touch when compared to my healthy

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Setting Goals or Making Wishes?

Setting goals is great. Getting goals is much better! We can spend a lot of time writing out detailed goals and elaborate action plans, but unless we change something we do every day, we can’t hope to see any real

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Choices: Setting Your Life’s Thermostat

Sometimes just moving the dial a little can create a life that feels a lot more comfortable. Winter is upon us! It may be 30° outside and raining, but just on the other side of windows and walls, I am

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