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The Art of Resting

This is the daydreaming trap. Work ends, and your energy starved body and mind drift off into activities like television, or indulging in junk food or alcohol. When you are done, you are exhausted, and feel guilty or ashamed of the time wasted.

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Pay It Forward

When doing acts of service, there should never be an expectation that the kindness will be returned. What's more important is to shift into a mindset filled with gratitude and thoughtfulness. 

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Victim to Victory in 4 steps!

Whatever your situation, no matter how unfair it seems, the worst thing you can do is see yourself as a victim. A victim has no power. If you identify with this mindset, you will not likely improve your situation. This doesn't mean that you shouldn't reach out and help those in need when you can. To do so can help make you feel empowered.  Here are some things to do to get yourself out of that "victim" mindset: 1.) Take a personal inventory- What are your gifts and talents? Is there a way you can use them to create a better life for yourself?  2.) Count your blessings- No matter how bad you feel, someone else has it worse. Look...

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Prayers for Las Vegas

We are saddened to hear of yet another tragedy for our nation. Many have not yet healed from the recent hurricanes that took lives and destroyed homes. Now we have another shooting, this time in the city of Las Vegas. Our hearts reach out to the families who have lost members and to those who must heal from physical and psychological wounds. While we have a right to be sad, we also have an opportunity to empower and heal ourselves and our country. This incident is not about political affiliation, race, or religion. It is about a person or persons who committed a crime. That crime was committed against our fellow citizens of this country and of Planet Earth. Let...

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