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Mercury Retrograde: Relax, You Are Doing Fine!

Two weeks into Mercury Retrograde and many people are feeling beat up from the energies. Trying to move forward (which we sometimes have to do) can feel like running a marathon through molasses. You don't get very far and you end up being a sticky, tired, sore mess for all your effort. Communications can be tough, especially with those we love and spend the most time with. It's okay to ask, "Did that make sense?" Better to clear up miscommunication early on, before it leads to bigger misunderstandings and hurt feelings. Humor is your best friend. Don't take yourself so seriously. Laugh at yourself and keep things light and pleasant when around others. Take your time and check your work,...

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You Don't Have to Do It All

Are you feeling exhausted? Overwhelmed? Overburdened and burned out? That is a feeling that many of us live with. We accept every new chore or responsibility and heap it on the mountain of other items in our inbox, wondering if we will live to see the day that it is empty. The truth is: you probably won't. That is the way life works. There is always something new. Always an item that will be completed late or not at all. So, with that new knowledge, why worry? Do what you can, and take care of you. If you don't have the time to relax and recharge, you are doing too much. If your life is so full that you have...

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Addicted to Stress

One of the biggest complaints we have in our society is stress. Not only does it make life unpleasant, but can also cause health issues and problems. While we are quick to complain about it, for some, stress is an addiction. It gives them a conversation starter. It excuses them from not measuring up to the standards they wish they could attain.It makes them part of the crowd. I f you had a choice, would you wish to be part of a large crowd of paupers or a small group of wealthy people? That one is easy, and yet, we deny ourselves the "wealth" of a peaceful, pleasant life. How do we do this? First, we keep talking about it....

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Mercury Retrograde Stress Reducers

Once again, the planet of communications, Mercury, is in retrograde. For each retrograde period, the common thread is breakdown in communication, whether it be oral, written or online. Businesses can slow down and friendships can be strained. In addition, each retrograde has its own personality. One of the hardest ones last year, had a “love […]

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