Living Independently With Love

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(This post was originally published one year ago today. Yet, forever relevant!) Good Morning on this glorious wet and misty Fourth of July 2012 in Michigan. The heavens have been hearing our parched cries for rain – thank goodness! We are beyond blessed to live each day as we choose. To express our power and […]

11 Simple Ways To Supercharge Your Time In The Now

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“To be alive is to totally and openly participate in the simplicity and elegance of here and now.” ~Donald Altman Five years ago, my life was a mess compared to now. I was anxious, worried, afraid, and running away from my feelings–I was running away from the present moment. So, what happened? I started applying […]

Peter Russell Swims With The Dolphins

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I was profoundly moved by the story that Peter Russell told me when I interviewed him for my book, Sixty Seconds: One Moment Changes Everything. Here is an excerpt from his story, beginning with his bio. I’ve never gone swimming with dolphins, but now I’d like to! Peter Russell is a world-renowned futurist and fellow […]

Mindfulness In The Midst Of Uncertainty

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The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little. -Jon Kabat-Zinn All of our emotions are our babies. Treat them tenderly, care for them.  Be with them.  Understanding and compassion will ultimately transform them. -Thich Nhat Hanh My years of living have finally taught me how little control I really have. I can’t bring peace […]

7 Ways To Live In The Moment

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Discover peace of mind by focusing on the here and now. It’s easier than you think! For millennia, sages from the Buddha to Yogi Berra have been advising us to tame our wandering minds and focus our attention on the present. The reason is obvious: The past is history, the future nothing but a dream. […]