Let your worries be “Up in the Air”

The holiday season finds us all a bit on edge I imagine. I know it finds me that way. So last week, when I was asked my suggestions for staying calm during this time, I took a step back and embraced the frenzy in order to find inspiration. What I realized was that life was…

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Don’t be Perfect, Be Enough

Usually at some point during my week, my inspiration for the next week strikes. I have realized that the more present I am in the moment, the more often it comes. There are weeks where inspiration is hitting me from all sides and then there was LAST week. I was looking and searching but I…

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Turn your Happiness Inside Out

Last week I learned of two different young people, both seeming to have promising futures, who had taken their own lives. I experienced a wave of emotions from sadness to panic and even curiosity at why any young person with their whole life in front of them would feel that ending that life was the…

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Find Your Great-Fullness

Gratefulness is a word we use often, but how do we truly cultivate it in our hearts? As I began to think about it,  I took apart the word gratefulness and discovered that by playing with the spelling a bit it can be broken up into Great and Fullness. How do we cultivate Great-Fullness in our hearts,…

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There is nothing INSTANT about GRATIFICATION

The concept of instant gratification has been a reoccurring theme for me over the last couple of weeks. Two weeks ago my 6-year-old son was complaining of a headache. After several complaints, I offered him a Children’s Motron. He had not even finished chewing and swallowing the tablet when he told me his head still hurt. I realized right then that…

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