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Perspective Changes Everything

Many of us are stressed with the current pandemic situation, and for valid reasons. However, we aren’t the only generation to be subjected to hardships. Perhaps the present moment isn’t so bad. Imagine if YOU were born in 1900. On…
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Opt Out of the Collective Anxiety

The collective anxiety of humanity has people so engrossed in the media, so hypnotized by the news of possible horrible outcomes that we are missing the present moment, which might not be so bad. The truth is, if something bad happens, we’ll…
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Evidence of Practicing Presence

Just about every day I wonder if I’m really making a difference. It helps to have some evidence that your thoughts, words and actions do indeed sometimes impact others. I have a file folder that I’ve labeled “Happy File” where I put…
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The Trouble Is …You Think You Have Time

The Trouble Is …You Think You Have Time We are all dying, every single one of us. At least our bodies are. But somehow, we spend our days like they are infinite, like this life will never end. We always think once I get done this, then…
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Failure Progress

Last week I presented a keynote in Ohio to a large group of educators- mostly administrators. I wanted to “knock it out of the park”. In the last 5 minutes of my presentation the slide deck on the power point presentation froze (as did my…
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5 Reasons People Don’t Practice Presence

Last week I posted a mindfulness mantra. The feedback was interesting, but not unexpected. Every time I mention mindfulness, I typically hear a few common responses: • “Do you really think I have time in my day to sit and do nothing…

Balancing Life, Work, and Everything in Between

Balancing Life, Work, and Everything in Between People who care for others play a vital role in our communities, whether as care givers in family circles, or the wide array of helping professions in healthcare, and education, and more. Often…