Category Archives: personal growth

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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

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Bone Series, #4:  Recipes for Healthy Diet

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Following the acid/alkaline diet isn’t as challenging as it was years ago now that I have the recipe for Belizean Green Drink. Continue reading

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Bone Series, Part 1: Healthy Diet

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If you can take charge of your diet, you’re on the way to beating osteoporosis because at least one woman already has. Continue reading

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Guest Post: “Resident Mallards”

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Can humans really be friends with ducks? They are with this woman. Continue reading

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What’s Happening Now: Mid-June 2021

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Accepting what is or was is hard enough, but now is the time to create the life you want. Continue reading

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Side Effects of the Vaccine

Sometimes, we make mistakes that cannot be undone, like taking the vaccine. Continue reading

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Springtime in Heber Springs, Arkansas

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Photo gallery of Sulphur Creek Trail, Heber Springs, AR in the Spring Continue reading

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The Answer Man

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Some people believe that God talks to them. Do you? Continue reading

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What Do You See?

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Being in alignment with All That Is, God, Spirit, Universe, or Energy–whatever you choose to call the power that is greater than you–requires more than just wanting to manifest something.  It requires gratitude and not judging others. Continue reading

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 Are You Kind?

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If we can imagine being in their shoes, we’re more likely to be kind. Continue reading

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Grief and Compassion

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Being compassionate lets your friend know that you understand their pain. It makes it easier for them to drop it and move on. You are not their healer; they are. Each of us creates our experience. Continue reading

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Rethinking the Law of Attraction, Part Two

Consider what it would be like if everyone were connected to All That Is Good and lived their lives based on the principle of the Golden Rule. Continue reading

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The Last Chapter, Part One

As I was immersed in re-reading sources to find responses to participants’ comments, the relationship of all my previous experiences—like Christianity, Tarot, Builders of the Adytum Mystery School, and yoga—came into sharp focus. Continue reading

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Excerpt from CH 1, Rethinking the LoA

Someone believed there was something to be learned by me in this process. I know this is true. The fact that I was compelled to continue my research and writing long after the paper was accepted assured me that, for some reason unknown to me, I was most definitely writing for myself. Why else couldn’t I stop? Continue reading