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Gratitude is Good For You!

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The multitudes of books on gratitude all have one common theme and that is: feeling thankful is good for you!Benefits of GratitudeIt contributes to feelings of increased well being and reduces depressed feelings and anxiety. In addition to assisting us in our journey to find happiness, it also promotes forgiveness. Being more generous and compassionate, […]

Do We Align Ourselves to Specific Holidays?

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I have two holidays that I love. My favorite is Halloween with Thanksgiving being a close runner up. I thought about all the holidays and birthdays celebrated in our rather large families, and wondered why I align myself to these specific holidays over all the others? Especially when Christmas appears to be everyone else’s favorite. I […]

What if Society is the Bully?

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I made the quintessential mistake of making a personal and rather mild comment about the new president elect. In truth I probably should have deleted it when the first comments started rolling in. But then it became like a science experiment. I sat back and watched the results roll in stunned by what I was […]

The Poisoned Pen

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I was recently discussing with some friends the merit of the infamous Christmas letters so many people send out. The crux of the conversation? We all rolled our eyes proclaiming bullshit! Okay, okay, certainly there is a sampling of truth in what is being said but in reality we all know it is the power […]

Rules, Boundaries and Limitations

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Mention the name Cesar Millan and practically everyone will say, “oh yeah, he’s the dog whisperer.” In the height of Cesar’s television days, I watched each of his shows with rapt attention, trying to figure out how to curb the minor but irritating issues our rescued Labrador exhibited. His message was super clear; the issue […]

A Magnificent Gesture

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It is no secret that I generally shy away from discussing and/or commenting on political and religious issues. But, today, I cannot ignore writing about the truly magnificent gesture by Muslims in response to the murder of Rev. Jacques Hamel, an 85-year old reverend that was killed Tuesday in France by Muslim fanatics. Here is […]

Gratitude

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I have probably read 100 books on gratitude and the one resounding consensus is that feeling thankful is good for you!Benefits of Gratitude.It contributes to feelings of increased well being and reduces depressed feelings and anxiety. In addition to assisting us in our journey to find happiness, it also promotes forgiveness. Being more generous and […]

Clarity

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To find clarity, one must first ask themselves what they believe in. An individual’s core values (see Core Values blog) are at the base of who a person is and are what make each person uniquely them. I suggest to clients that they ask themselves the hard questions about what makes them unique. For example, […]

Core Values

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​Core values. What are they? Where do they come from? What do you do with them once you have identified them? Good question!A lot of hoopla has been made about core values and aligning yourself with your own core values. The truth is, the alignment has already been established, probably many years in the making. […]