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Mom’s, Replenish Yourself This Mother’s Day!

by Anahid Lisa Derbabian, LPC, MA, NCC

Mom’s, Replenish Yourself This Mother’s Day!

As a dedicated, hard-working mom, do you sometimes feel neglected and feeling off? There is a reason for this: Many moms...

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The Heart of the Wild Reveals Our Spiritual Life

Excerpts from “America’s National Parks” from The Hour of Land

by TERRY TEMPEST WILLIAMS

The Heart of the Wild Reveals Our Spiritual LifeGAIL JOHNSON/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

It was standing inside Timpanogos Cave (a national monument) as an 8-year-old child that marked me. Hiking to the entrance of the cave with our church group, we were ushered in by a park ranger. Immediately, the cool air locked inside the mountain enveloped us and...

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Reframing Your Life Story

Create Your Own Hero’s Journey

by KIM SCHNEIDERMAN

Reframing Your Life StoryLUCKY TEAM STUDIO/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

Every life unfolds as a uniquely dynamic, purposeful and potentially heroic story that is open to interpretation, especially our own. We are the star and spin doctor of this work-in-progress, with the power to tell our stories as triumphs, tragedies or something in-between. Our life story is filled with...

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Kissed By Kindness

by EMILY ESFAHANI SMITH

Kissed By KindnessMASSON/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

Psychologist Ty Tashiro reports in The Science of Happily Ever After that only three in 10 couples remain in healthy, happy marriages. Psychologist John Gottman, in New York City, has...

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Sky High

A Simple Gaze Invokes the Infinite

by SANDY C. NEWBIGGING

Sky HighIAKOV KALININ/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

Imagine being outside on a sunny day, looking at a clear, blue sky. It’s natural to feel calm and wonderful while contemplating this expansive view. Then a...

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Live as Your Heart Lives

by LYRIC BENSON FERGUSSON

Live as Your Heart LivesCHINNAPONG/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

Where your heart wavers, your heart overcomes...

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The Art of Blessing

Sanctifying Everyday Life

by Dennis Merritt Jones

The Art of Blessing

Most blessings are done quietly, in the silence of one’s own mind and heart; most often others don’t even know about it. How a blessing is done is not as important as...

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Tree-Mendous Love

How Trees Care for Each Other

by MELISSA BREYER

Tree-Mendous Love

From learning to communicate to physically caring for each other, the secret lives of trees are wildly deep and...

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Music as Medicine

Music Soothes, Energizes and Heals Us

by KATHLEEN BARNES

Music as Medicine

As primeval drumbeats echo across an African savannah, the rhythms circle the globe, picked up by the chants and rattles of shamans gracing Amazonian jungles and Siberian tundra. They’re repeated in Gregorian chants filling medieval cathedrals and “om” meditations sounding in...

The Secret of Sublime Living

Savoring Perfect Present Moments

by CARL GREER

The Secret of Sublime Living

Life has many sublime pleasures: watching the sun rise over the horizon and observing the changing colors of the clouds; laughing with a best friend; or simply feeling the grass, dirt or sand under bare feet. The Japanese have a term, mono no aware, for that...

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