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by / on April 10, 2021 at 11:34 am / in Lifestyle

A Change for the Better

For many this past year has been unlike any other with one extreme after the next. However, we have seen, heard, and experienced some increasingly positive outcomes as well. Let’s take a look at some of the changes that feel a lot more ooh than ahh! Environment With less human intrusion it seems that wildlife is thriving, air is cleaner, […]

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by / on March 26, 2021 at 11:20 am / in Wellness

Keeping It Real

Why is it that no matter how great things are, we can still get sidetracked by negativity? There’s not a single one of us who can claim we’re happy 100% of the time, so honestly, why is it easier for us to believe the self-doubts, to get caught up in the gossiping, or to hang onto past hurts? The media […]

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by / on September 22, 2020 at 8:26 am / in Wellness

Spiritual Wellness

How often do you make time to listen to your inner voice? If your typical day consists of a flurry of activity leaving you pushing much of your to-do list to tomorrow, chances are you aren’t getting enough time to really think about why you’re doing it all in the first place. If this sounds remotely familiar, you might need […]

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by / on September 6, 2019 at 3:45 pm / in Wellness

Stress Less and Start Living: Mindfulness Meditation, Part 2

This is the 2nd installment in a series by Staff Writer, Chad Morris. We’re in the thick of a stress epidemic. While we can’t control external stressors like global politics and the economy, we’re not totally helpless. It’s now more important than ever to practice self-care, so we’re equipped to handle any stress life has in store for us. To do […]

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by / on April 18, 2019 at 4:12 pm / in Wellness

The Journey for a Purposeful Life

In the book Moby Dick, Captain Ahab is so obsessed with catching the infamous whale that he loses sight of what’s important and sails off to a catastrophic end. This story rings true for the of people seeking a purposeful life, where the struggle to find meaning produces an assortment of negative emotions and health ramifications under the blanket term […]

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by / on October 11, 2018 at 3:56 pm / in Wellness

How Affirming Can Help Develop a Success-Oriented Mindset

A common misconception is that acquisition creates a positive mindset. If that were true, there wouldn’t be any wealthy people who are unhappy. If you make the mistake of seeing a healthy psyche as something dependent on acquiring status or wealth, it can lead to the thinking trap of, “Once I get ____, then I’ll be happy,” whether it’s a […]

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by / on January 24, 2017 at 10:00 pm / in Wellness

Embracing the New Year

The holidays are over, and the resolutions and “One Words” have been thoughtfully chosen and announced… then the reality of January kicks in. Many of us struggle with the first few months of the year emotionally and financially. We start out positive and optimistic and then our old patterns sneak back into our day-to-day lives and before we know it […]

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by / on December 23, 2016 at 10:30 am / in Wellness

3 Affirmations for the Holidays

The good news – food, family and money! The bad news – food, family and money!  But wait – you have much more within your power than you have given yourself credit for. Your subconscious mind has recorded all information since the time you were born.  That’s a lot of information.  Some of what we retain from the past serves […]

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by / on November 9, 2016 at 8:51 am / in Wellness

Accepting Where You Are

Often times we are indifferent to where we are in life and unfortunately, this very idea is keeping us stuck where we are. No matter our attempts to grow or move forward, if we are resisting where we are financially, emotionally, or relationship-wise, we are energetically remaining trapped. In order to break this pattern, we must make it our responsibility […]

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by / on June 24, 2016 at 3:30 pm / in Wellness

3 Questions That Create Misery + 3 Solutions

A few years ago my spiritual teacher presented these questions to us during an early morning meditation. I remember the clarity and hope that the subsequent solutions offered. Today, as life offers more opportunity and a huge field of possibility, I see even more the relevance of these teachings. Our shadow sides, moments of doubt, turmoil, or grief offer motivation […]

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