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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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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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Your Best

If You Could Tell Your Younger Self Anything

Or, maybe, you need to convince yourself of these things now… Don’t ever let anyone talk you out of trusting your heart (take your head with you too) You will feel more at peace when spending more time in nature Stop trying to plan everything—be more spontaneous No one else knows what they’re doing either; […]

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Living Well in a Finite World

Our lives will end someday; perhaps tomorrow, perhaps 50 years from now. We know this logically, so why do we live as though we have an infinite amount of time? Why do we procrastinate? Why do we put all our energy into things that don’t bring us joy? Food–Yes, we should try to eat healthier […]

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