Category Archives: personal growth

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About Talking

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Focus on what you’re being and doing and let others be and do what they choose to “be and do.”  If someone chooses to “act out” we don’t have to respond or take offense. We can just allow them to be who they are. Continue reading

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Which Side Are You On?

The world is currently experiencing an opportunity to change for the better.  “The ugliness we’re experiencing is an educational tool for the evolution of consciousness — just as Hitler was.” We have a choice on which side to support: Evil? Or Good? Continue reading

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Fear and Hatred in a Crazy World

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Hatred and fear are expressions of impotence. Claiming your power involves more than posting the chaos of our world on Facebook. Continue reading

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“Natural Flavors”, Part 2

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It’s our responsibility to know what we are eating by reading the labels and learning about words we don’t understand–like “Natural Flavors”. Continue reading

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“Natural Flavors”

Our processed foods have changed over the years with the addition of something called “Natural Flavors”. But are they really “natural”? Continue reading

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Astrodienst Newsletter February 2022

This is the monthly newsletter from Astrodienst with a short overview of the current quality of time and news. Continue reading

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Facing IT

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Originally posted on skatingthru2012:
In my latest post for the “In Between” series, “Hitting the Bottom,” I listed the cascade of events that led to the second biggest mountain I’ve ever had to climb.  (And that’s saying something because I’m…

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Hold Fast to Your Dream!

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Discovering what brings us joy is why we are here. Acting on it is our purpose in life. Continue reading

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Beginnings

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Once I decided what I wanted, the Universe (God, All-That-Is) paved the way and guided me down a new path. Continue reading

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Releasing & Receiving: Duck Lessons!

The days after Christmas and before New Year’s Eve have been a special time for me for as long as I can remember. It’s a quiet time—from the subtle solstice shift, the peace after Christmas, the lower temperatures that limit late-night revelers. There’s a hush that falls over my neighborhood like a blanket of snow.

And in this quiet time, I choose to reflect on where I’ve been and where I want to be next. To measure my life and see if I’m okay with how things are going, or if there’s something I want to change to have a different experience. If there’s any unfinished business, this is a time to bring it to an end so I can move on. Continue reading

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The True Christmas Story

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Practicing what we preach isn’t easy! Continue reading

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The Irony of Life, Part 33:  Relocating Twice During the Pandemic

Moving twice during the Pandemic was one of the most difficult things I’ve done in my life. Continue reading

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Night Sounds, Psychological Thriller

When Samantha left her abusive husband, she turned to her friends because that’s what friends do, right? Continue reading

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2 years, 1 paycheck, 0 plans (Burnout Trilogy)

Burned-out and struggling with her beliefs, she had to choose between what was “safe” and “the unknown.” She had only what was left of her last teacher’s paycheck. And now, she didn’t even have a place to live for at least another year because she had sublet her home. In an uncharacteristic leap of faith, she plunged into the unknown and let the divine mystery guide her to healing. Continue reading

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How I Got My Confidence Back

CYCLING in the CITY is a story about overcoming limitations – one small step at a time. It shows how you can plan for success instead of failure – even how to make tough changes like quitting smoking, alcohol or drugs. And, it includes the underlying SECRET for success!
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Burnout to Bliss

Of the many ways to deal with burnout, I chose to camp with Huichol Indian shamans. Continue reading

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Break Your Addiction

Breaking addictions, whether it’s smoking, drinking, or eating too much sugar isn’t easy. It helps to have a friend who’s been there. My Final Quit is such a friend. To help them understand what you’re going through, share it with your non-smoking friends. Continue reading

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Health Series: Osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s

All articles on Osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s are listed in this post with links. Continue reading

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The Irony of Life Series

What we read isn’t always the truth. Sames goes for what we write. Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s, Part 4: Barron’s Formula

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L-carnosine is a powerful ally for getting rid of amyloid plaque that can cause Alzheimer’s but there’s a catch. Continue reading