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Self-compassion Diminishes Fear

  There is one person that you wake up to every morning. That person is you!As soon as you become conscious in the morning, your mental chatter begins. Immediately, the quality of your relationship with yourself is going to set … Continue reading

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5 Keys to Finding Balance in Your Life

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” Albert Camus   It has been said that wisdom is a balance between awareness and equanimity.:  Equanimity, definition: noun – calmness and composure, especially in a … Continue reading

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Letting go to Grow: One clever mindset that successful people know and apply…

    Letting go to Grow… letting go of comparing     ‘Comparison’ is a form of “violence to our souls” says Iyanla Vanzant.  Teddy Roosevelt states ‘Comparison is the Thief of Joy.’  A potent reminder of how ‘Comparison’ works in opposition … Continue reading

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Mindfulness – The New Buzz Word!

  ‘Mindfulness’ has become a buzz word in the last few years…but what is all the fuss about?  Why are schools beginning to teach it to children and why are health practitioners embracing its principals?   Research over the last … Continue reading

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Facing the ‘what-if’s’ – contending with anticipatory anxiety and the fear of failure.

Insight International –  Sandy Fabrin   I remember waking up some mornings or perhaps during the night feeling the slow dread of anxiety move through my body, a fight/flight reaction, even before I had had time to think any lucid … Continue reading

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Healing Our Inner Child

  “Picking Up the Pieces” – Inner-child Work   Have you ever experienced a time in your life when you’ve been triggered into a state that was far younger than your chronological age?   Have you ever experienced an occasion … Continue reading

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Why generosity leads to greater well-being: Reduce the effects of stress… by having a generous attitude towards others.

  Christmas is traditionally a time when we will be selecting gifts for friends and family or preparing a delicious meal to share with others. It may even be a better time of year for buskers, homeless people and charities, … Continue reading

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Compassionate Adaptation: Re-orienting after a life transition

  “The only thing that is constant is change” Heraclitus (Greek philosopher).   Change is inevitable. Nature teaches us this with its continually moving seasons; constant transitions between night and day, and the never-ending life-cycles of all living things.   … Continue reading

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Happiness and Mindfulness Practice

  The pursuit of happiness has been identified as the number one quest of humans. Why is this?   Certainly, we feel so much better when we are happy and with good reason! Our smiling faces set in motion a … Continue reading

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The September Happiness Calendar

    A month’s worth of articles and activities designed to help promote happiness. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/images/uploads/Happy_September.pdf

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