Welcoming A New Day...
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Yesterday I was rushed by an eighty-year-old dynamo with a rolling cart. Welcome to Greece! After a day of traveling and transfers I was delighted to arrive in the northern Hellenic city of Thessaloniki. Greeted by family, lots of laughter and hours of talking in a language I only half remember… I. Am. Home. There is something about coming back to my childhood roots that brings about … Continue reading

Are life’s challenges making you Bitter or Better?
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Are you afraid you’re going to go out of business? Are you fearful that a relationship will end or that a dream you have will die? My personal answer to all of these – at one time or another – has been: YES! But there is a way I’ve found that allows for a fresh alternative… When in doubt do nothing. Honestly, that sort of thinking … Continue reading

Do you find yourself saying “just one more...?”
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Today is four weeks into Lent. Whether you observe this tradition or not, you are likely familiar with this Catholic ritual of giving up something for six weeks as an act of alignment with your faith. Some popular examples of what people give up are; smoking, drinking alcohol, red meat, coffee, swearing, fried foods, video games, electronic devices, etc… Resolutions are not … Continue reading

How To Create Your Fast Track To Lasting Change
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I’ve recently had great success in punishing myself. Not in a shaming, destructive way. But, in the way a loving parent encourages a child by setting consequences. The reason was my seeming inability to adopt healthier choices with any consistency. Let me preface this by saying that I have no problem showing up for you or other outside commitments that I’ve made. However, when … Continue reading

Simple Ways To Uncover Your Life’s Hidden Gems
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I call the desert home. And similarly to after dinner dessert, that is sweet and satisfying, the desert I live in has many treasures. I was recently asked — compared to other places I’ve lived — what is my favorite characteristic specific to Arizona? It took a moment and then I knew without a doubt it is the unique desert sounds, specifically the birds. The … Continue reading