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Help, I’m Addicted to My Smartphone!

Yesterday, I purchased a new smartphone.  I had been plagued with constant technical problems during the previous two years of my phone contract that resulted in 5 separate instances of refurbished phones being sent to me, and I was ready

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The Self-Sabotage of False Assumptions

“I’m too old to apply for that job.” “She hasn’t answered my e-mail yet, so she must not be interested.” “I’ll never be able to lose weight.” If this sounds familiar (as in, you’ve either uttered similar words or held

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Life Lessons in the Present Moment

LIFE LESSONS The pull of the internal dialogue Today was definitely a lesson in “practice what you preach”.  I’m not talking about anything earth shattering, but the short story is that after a lovely 4-day family vacation away from home,

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Freedom

In the spirit of our upcoming (US) Independence Day (commonly referred to as the “Fourth of July), I’d like to share some quotes I found on the goodreads site on the many aspects of freedom. I hope they inspire and touch

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Mindful Communication

The other day, I saw a picture online of a sign on someone’s front lawn that read: “Impeach Obama”.  It got me to thinking about how, what, and why we communicate the way we do.

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Hanging In There – What Does It REALLY Mean?

I recently asked a friend how she was doing, and she answered “hanging in there”.  Now granted, this was all e-email communication, so I couldn’t hear her tone of voice, nor see her facial expressions or body language.  But since

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What’s the Hurry?

Hurry Recently, as my husband and I were out driving, a car zoomed up past us on the right shoulder of the road, cut in front of us, and then proceeded to tail the car in front of her.  My

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