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Apr 18

My Dad

Dad & his Mom, 1 year old

I am incredibly lucky to have parents who I love tremendously and who have been very good to me–always.  Thank you Mom and Dad. I have tried to express my gratitude to you in person and with others, but have not really taken the time to write it down at length or share publically, so …

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Nov 08

Peace of Heart?

Interesting how the saying goes “peace of mind”, not “peace of heart.”  Our Heart is always at peace. As my good friend and counselor, Karen Attwood, says, “Longest distance in the universe, those 9-inches between the head and heart.” What practices do you have to connect head and heart?  One of my favorites is from …

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May 13

The Power of Smiling

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We all know that smiling can make us feel better – right?  But is this short-term and temporary, or long-term?  BOTH! That’s the good news reported in Forbes Magazine in this insightful article. Ron Gutman’s research shows that smiling has positive short-term effects such as increased feelings of well-being and general happiness.  In addition, a …

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