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Smiling Can Make Us Happier, Image: rido/AdobeStock.comSmiling Can Make Us Happier  

A smile makes the brain happy. As it turns out, it doesn’t matter if we smile at first because we’re genuinely happy or if we simply fake a smile. The brain doesn’t know...

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The Power of Playfulness, Image: gstockstudio/AdobeStock.comThe Power of Playfulness  

Mirth has been a memory for most of us this past year; something that we need now more than ever. White-knuckle survival and transition can drain neurotransmitters, those chemical messengers vital for strong immunity and good...

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Simple Acts Can Change the World, Image: leszek glasner/AdobeStock.comSimple Acts Can Change the World  
We Can Make a Difference  

It’s easy to feel small and helpless in a world full of big problems, but there are simple, daily actions we can take to change it for the better...

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Three Steps for Facing Difficult Emotions, Image: julie/AdobeStock.comThree Steps for Facing Difficult Emotions  
  

All of us can feel the impact of these uncertain and challenging times on our hearts and in our nervous systems. While there are parts of the situation that we cannot control, that does not mean we are powerless. When we’re up against...

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Create a Nurturing Nest , Image: kelly sikkema/Unsplash.comCreate a Nurturing Nest   
  

More than being a roof over our heads, home is where we live, love and heal. This past year, we all have been reminded of the importance of having a refuge; a place that shelters not only our physical beings, but our...

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HEALING FROM GRIEF, Image: kissedbythegods/Pexels.comHEALING FROM GRIEF  
Four Ways to Find Peace  

When I was 13, my mom was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. At 15, I was at her graveside, navigating my first experience with the other side of love: loss. Ten years later, my beloved and only brother died tragically as a result of PTSD and untreated...

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Conscious Living & Loving, Image: Conscious Living & Loving  
Developing a Life and Relationships That Reflect the Real You  

Imagine learning to live and love consciously, and to create the life that you are meant to live! You can develop a life and relationships that reflect the real you, your deep desires, and purpose....

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House Blessings , Image: karolina grabowska/Pexels.comHouse Blessings   
for Clearing and Protecting Spaces  

Moving into a house, office or any new space prompts us to envision bright days ahead filled with hope and joy. Perhaps this is why, from first-century Christians praying to dissuade...

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Fresh Rituals for a New Year Fresh Rituals for a New Year  
Embrace the Promise of 2021  

The end of one year and the beginning of another marks a hopeful transition that many of us choose to celebrate with fireworks and glitzy parties. Here are several New Year’s rituals to help us connect more deeply to our loved ones, to ourselves and to a richer sense of purpose as we embrace...

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Giving Thanks Giving Thanks  
Meditation on Gratitude and Joy  

I offer this meditation that opens our hearts to gratitude and joy this holiday season. Let yourself sit quietly and at ease. Allow your body to be relaxed and...

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