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Step Up to the Plate of Your Own Expectations
3 days ago

Step Up to the Plate of Your Own Expectations

By  •  Mindset

It’s easy to get downhearted in these challenging times. Just when it seems things are finally getting better, there’s another eruption of bad news. It doesn’t matter whether it’s on the Covid front, violence in our communities…
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The Era of Masks: How to Connect with Half a Face
4 days ago

The Era of Masks: How to Connect with Half a Face

I love that the month of August celebrates National Smile day. Smiling is powerful. It releases a flurry of feel-good hormones that elevate our mood, decrease stress, and reduce anger. And when people see our smile…
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Feeling Scared During Covid? Try This Positivity Exercise!
7 days ago

Feeling Scared During Covid? Try This Positivity Exercise!

I’ve been pacing like a cat in a Covid cage; isolated from others, hungry for interaction, desperate for relationship, and feeling the stress of being alone in a pandemic. Can you relate? Things get so quiet when you live alone. The cat meows…
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The Corona Chronicles: Beware the Cycle
4 weeks ago

The Corona Chronicles: Beware the Cycle

I’ve been a bit of an insomniac lately. Possibly because my life, like the lives of most citizens of the world, has been turned upside down by this pandemic. Nondescript days flow into nights of wondering how it got dark so fast…
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9 Things I Don’t Want to Forget from Our Pandemic Experience
4 weeks ago

9 Things I Don’t Want to Forget from Our Pandemic Experience

March 21, 2020 was when our Shelter at Home directive was put in place. Today is July 15, 2020. It has been a long time, as everyone knows, worldwide. Fortunately, we have a lovely home in the woods that we finished building…
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Your Positive Energy is Like Money in the Bank
1 month ago

Your Positive Energy is Like Money in the Bank

I don’t know about you, but one of the hardest things about aging is my lack of energy.

At the end of the day, I wonder where the time has gone. I’m too tired to keep going, but I’ve done so little. There’s much more I planned on, yet I really don’t have the energy to keep going. Read More

3 Steps to Finding You After a Life Transition
1 month ago

3 Steps to Finding You After a Life Transition

The early decades of life often provide a built-in, already prescribed identity for many. We are students, then perhaps spouses, professionals, parents, or maybe all of those at once. Our identity is so intertwined with these roles…
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Silver Learnings or How Covid-19 Turned Out to Be the Best Thing That Happened to Me
1 month ago

Silver Learnings or How Covid-19 Turned Out to Be the Best Thing That Happened to Me

By  •  Mindset

Report card day. Remember? Handwritten teacher notes, academic grades, effort grades, and even “deportment” grades. Sitting at the kitchen table, our nightly tradition, Mom made one of our favorite casseroles…
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5 Things I Do to Change Negative Self-Chatter – You Can Try Them Too!
2 months ago

5 Things I Do to Change Negative Self-Chatter – You Can Try Them Too!

Self-talk or chatter is a tricky thing. There are so many layers to what we think and say, how we treat people, and how we treat ourselves. Did you know that every single day, we speak 7,000 words out loud, on average? The real question is, how many…
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Six Degrees of Separation Is Now Extinct
2 months ago

Six Degrees of Separation Is Now Extinct

By  •  Lifestyle

Staying six feet apart from friends and relatives has given a whole new meaning to the term “six degrees of separation,” popularized in connection with actor Kevin Bacon. It suggested that any actor could be connected with Bacon…
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