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Break Bad Habits for an Optimal Life

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Last month we talked about creating new habits that we want in our lives. So now, let’s talk about those habits we don’t want, the ones we refer to as “bad” habits. Now, I don’t consider any habits “good” or “bad”. Rather, there are some habits that enhance our lives, and some that are detrimental…

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How to Set Habits that Help You Feel Better

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  I’ve talked a lot lately about self-care and why it is so vital for our wellbeing in challenging times. Today, I want to talk about an important element to self-care that we often overlook or even bemoan: our habits. Some people think habits are boring and dislike the idea of being ruled by habits.…

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Conscious Living Tips for Raising Your Vibration

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  In my post about self-care in challenging times, I wrote about being conscious of what we take into our minds and bodies. This can include food and drink, media consumption, ideas, and conversations, just to name a few. We are constantly absorbing things around us whether we are aware of it or not. Similarly,…

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Create a Plan for Well-Being in Challenging Times

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  Now that it’s fall, many of us are heading back inside with colder weather. The daylight is fading and the darkness is descending. The global pandemic that has dramatically impacted our world and daily lives is still with us. On top of that, we are facing upheaval in many spheres—climate change, civil unrest, political…

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Seek Help in Your Relationship

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  Relationships are our greatest teachers…and our greatest challenges. Ideally, our intimate relationship enhances our lives. There’s no other place in our life where we can get more fulfillment and a deeper sense of connection than in our intimate relationships because those relationships are such a big part of our lives. Creating a life together…

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How Positive Thinking Affects Your Health

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  How much does positive thinking affect your health? A lot!! Your mind and body have natural healing abilities. Your thoughts, your feelings, and the way you use your mind, if properly focused, can be a powerful ally in the healing process. Similarly, when misused, the mind can hinder healing or actually cause poor health.…

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Reconnect with Your True Self

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  When I was a girl, my mother would sometimes reprimand me by saying “Who do you think you are?” As I reflect back on this question, I’m pretty sure she wasn’t asking me a philosophical question. I see that my mother was trying to teach me humility and essentially saying, “don’t get too big…

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Tuning Into Your Inner Guidance

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  When recently kayaking with friends, I noticed a family of water birds swimming nearby. “Oh look, a grebe and her chicks!” I said to my friends. And someone responded, “That’s not a grebe, that’s a wood duck!” And the others agreed with her. I said, “No, I’m pretty sure they’re grebes.” And once again,…

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Are Consciousness Circles the next step in your transformational journey?

  If you have spent many years reading books on spirituality and attending short workshops, you’ve probably come a long way in your journey with conscious living. But at some point along the way, many of us hit a wall. We may feel like our progress has stalled and that we can’t move past where…

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Healing Racism With Consciousness

I debated whether to post about this topic.  In light of recent events (and events that have been going on for years and years), I want to present consciousness as part of the solution to healing racism in the United States and in the world.  Now, this is a massive topic beyond the scope of…

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