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Lessons from a Sitting Duck Comments Off on Lessons from a Sitting Duck

Lessons from a Sitting Duck

Posted on May 25, 2016

For three weeks this early spring we watched a mallard duck sit on her nest under a bush outside our front door. A pair of ducks has come the last several springs to this same spot. I don’t know if it is the...

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What have you done today that you’d like to be acknowledged for? Comments Off on What have you done today that you’d like to be acknowledged for?

What have you done today that you’d like to be acknowledged for?

Posted on Apr 14, 2015

What have you done today that you’d like to be acknowledged for? I received this question (along with four others) in an email recently. They are intended to spark meaningful contact between partners, family,...

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No More New Year’s Resolutions! Comments Off on No More New Year’s Resolutions!

No More New Year’s Resolutions!

Posted on Jan 14, 2015

Consider this: Over 60% of all the resolutions made in the first month of the New Year are dropped by the end of January. The airwaves and print media have been filled this last week with lots of interviews,...

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Season of De-Light Comments Off on Season of De-Light

Season of De-Light

Posted on Dec 11, 2014

The light is waning outside. It’s that time of the year.   What about the light inside of you? How is that doing? I’ve heard from many people about their waning internal light to match what’s going on with...

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Change Happens! Comments Off on Change Happens!

Change Happens!

Posted on Apr 9, 2014

Change Happens! I know that this is no surprise to most of us.  I say most of us because it seems that resisting change is quite rampant in our culture.  So many arguments on the news and so many social...

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Do you ever just want to whine?? Comments Off on Do you ever just want to whine??

Do you ever just want to whine??

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

Do you ever just want to whine?? If you’ve got yourself tuned into any positive psychology blogs, any “take charge of your happiness” message boards, or receive self-improvement tweets from anyone, you’re...

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With great-fullness I am feeling so thankful this season Comments Off on With great-fullness I am feeling so thankful this season

With great-fullness I am feeling so thankful this season

Posted on Nov 26, 2013

I just received a thank you note and the sender personally let me know the impact my gift is making. Reading it my heart swelled a bit and warmth spread into my torso. My gift benefited others, and I...

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