The Art of Letting Go

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“Letting go gives us freedom and freedom is the only condition for happiness.” – Thich Nhat Hanh “Letting go helps us to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not […]

No Regrets

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“Don’t let the past steal your present.” – Teri Guillemets It is that time again. New Year’s Eve. Celebrations. Toasts. Midnight Kisses. Tinsel. And….New Year’s Resolutions! Many of us look back at the old year with regrets. We berate ourselves for the people we didn’t reach out to, the trips we didn’t take, the habits […]

How to Be in Flow for the Holidays and After

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People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the […]

Rebirth and Renewal

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“May we learn that what really counts the most is not the years but the days, not the machines we have in our lives, but the people we have in our lives, Not how much we can accumulate, but how we can share and with whom.” -Rabbi Jacob Pressman One of my friends is on […]

7 Ways to Claim Your Power

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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. It is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness that we are most afraid of. -Marianne Williamson “Power” is one of those words that can have a weird connotation. Many think of it as being aggressive or inflexible. As a […]

Celebrate Your Strength: Self Compassion and Love

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“Your job is not to seek for love, but to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” -Rumi Have you ever noticed how easy it is to be hard on yourself? The inner child buried deep inside of us stores words of criticism from parents, teachers and peers. […]

Shine Your Light

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Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. -Rumi What I hear women saying: If only I were prettier. I wish I were smarter. If only “they” liked me. No one wants me. I am fat. I goofed […]

Creating Magical Relationships

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Valentine’s Day is upon us…shiny pink and red hearts are decorating the windows of stores and TV and magazines are suggesting gifts for our beloved. I can still remember Valentine’s Day in elementary school and the excitement and anticipation of opening up my special little box of valentines and somehow I still get that excited […]

Surprise People With Love

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No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. — Albert Einstein Seek first to understand. – Steven Covey My boss Mike was in a snit the other day. The new biller he hired was not working out and we therapists were not getting our payments from the insurance companies. […]

What Does a Creator Look Like?

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Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. -Victor Frankel Between stimulus and response my brother-in-law Neil, diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), chose to live in joy. He chose to connect with family and friends […]