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"Comparison is the Thief of Joy"

I never really thought much about this quote. Not until my friend, Stephy, started talking to me about comparing her life to the lives of her friends and how she was losing so much happiness about the way her own life was going. 284 more words

Transplanted Southerner

A Hundred Days to Happiness #46: What I Learn From My Dad

My dad has taught me the most about the art of living, and even though I think I’m grown up, he continues to teach me how to be a better father and how to be happy. 587 more words


Fear and Control

Last week I wrote a blog post called, “Surrender” (click here to read it), in which I talked about my ability to let go of body insecurity (and other fears) and just live in the present. 272 more words

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the notion of time

there is a difference between making the time, taking the time and having the time.  and i can sense it when i’m with people who are caught up in the vortex of life. 570 more words


Where are you?

I have been doing a lot of training lately. A component of the training is aimed at helping participants be more aware of where they are – literally -, of… 363 more words

Being Present

Sleepless Nights Don't Last Forever

A sleepless night can sometimes, just sometimes give way to a wonderful day, full of beauty and fun. That was my today. And I am so grateful. 112 more words


Quieting the Voice of Worry

It seems our minds have developed an unfortunate dependency on worry. In the blips of time when “everything is under control,” the mind kicks into overdrive, determined to find a problem to latch onto, a problem to worry about. 758 more words

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