Month: January 2018

Passion 1.1: Energy!

As mentioned in a post a few weeks ago, the topics I want to tackle this year require some deep and introspective discussions involving emotions. From Saturday’s post, you know that this (my 52nd year revolving around the sun) is the year of living, loving, being, and doing all things with passion.  In order to commit […]

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Chapter 52…Passion

Today, I turn 52! I am extremely grateful and blessed to have reached this point.  I can spend the day lamenting on that increasing number, I can wax reflective on years gone by; yes, I can let those things be my focus. Today, though, I choose differently:  for however many years I have left on […]

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Perspective Shifting and Emotional Intelligence

Here we are, more than half way through January and I have seen more posts and articles than ever before on behaviors and emotional intelligence.  We could place blame on the current crop of politicians, on the media, or other sources, but whether we like it or not; the accountability lies within each of us. […]

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Natural Time

Could it actually be possible?  What if we could spend one day a week living in natural time — actually avoiding the clocks and doing things when they feel right?  I say it is if we want it to be! Even when we finally get to sleep, I am not certain we ever fully relax […]

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Eliminating The Nonessentials

Lin Yutang states, “Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the nobler art of leaving things undone…The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.” Zen and Taoist belief systems suggest that doing nothing may be a sign of wisdom, the highest good.  The aim is to be in the present […]

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