How to Cope with People Problems

I’ve received emails from several different people over the past week telling me that the biggest thing they’re struggling with right now is people problems -- their relationships with other individuals in their lives. When I get clusters of people asking about the...
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Boston: Learning to Cope and Learning to Love

I usually reserve my Sunday posts for “just for fun” playlists or recipes, but today I wanted to post something different. Today I want to talk about Boston. I couldn’t write about it earlier in the week because I was too traumatized by what I saw on television and...
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Why Happiness Matters

Happiness matters, more than you might realize. It’s important to your physical and mental health, your resiliency in the face of obstacles and crises, and believe it or not, your happiness is important to happiness of the world at large. The most important...
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Getting to Know Your Gremlins

Getting to know your gremlins is important. Your inner critics are powerful creatures, and you need to be able to recognize them, or they will derail your dreams. When you’ve got a big dream in your heart and you’ve made the commitment to dedicate yourself to making...
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The Meaning of Namaste

Today's article is about the meanting of Namaste. Those of you who have been to a yoga class or two know that it’s customary for the instructor to close each class by saying “Namaste”, and for the students to repeat the word after the instructor, but have you wondered...
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When Life Spins Out of Control

So here’s the scoop, for those of you who’ve been wondering where I’ve disappeared to and why there haven’t been any new posts in the last couple of weeks: my husband and I are splitting up, and I’ve been busy as all hell looking for a new place to live and making all...
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Building Your Tribe

Last week I talked about how the connections you have in life have a big effect on your life, your happiness and your odds of successfully achieving any goals you have for yourself. I talked about how the attitudes of those around you affect you, and about...
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Healing Lessons and LOA

I have a wonderful guest post to share with you today, from the lovely Carole Remy (aka Mary Carol Moran)! Today's post delves into the subject of how other people's emotions affect our own, and how we can turn a seemingly negative interaction around by understanding...
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Your Year to Shine Book Giveaway!

The New Year is off to a running start, and I know you want to keep that momentum going so that you can make this the year your biggest dreams become your reality! With that in mind, these awesome authors have teamed together with the folks over at Instafreebie to...

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When We Begin to Understand Ourselves

Today's mantra is "understand", and I’ve been thinking about a quote from Thoreau recently. The one that says we don’t really begin to understand ourselves until we’re lost. “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” ~Henry David...

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10 Things to Give Up for the New Year

‘Tis the time of year for the usual posts on New Year’s Resolutions and all the standard crap about changing your life by making yourself do a whole lot of stuff you absolutely hate doing just because someone on the Internet told you it was “good for you”. Here’s my...

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Trust in Yourself and All That You Are

As we set forth into this brand-new year, many are feeling worried and anxious over what lies ahead. Today, I’m going to ask you to set that aside for a moment. I’m going to ask you to let go of all that fear and to trust that things will get better for you, and for...

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Happy, Healthy, Hopeful Book Giveaway!

The New Year marks the end of one chapter and the beginning of the next. It’s a chance to start anew – a chance to put the past behind us and step forward into a brighter tomorrow. And I have an awesome new book giveaway to help you start your year the right way!...

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