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Category Archives: Mindfulness

High-Five Celebrations

How many years do we give life before we finally stop to enjoy the life we have? This is a tired idea, yet it remains as relevant now as ever before. We spend our lives pursuing the next goal – … Continue reading

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Creatures of Habit—The Practical Side

We are the sum of our habits. Good habits, bad habits and ordinary habits make us who we are. Moreover, our habits shape our bodies and minds and even determine our futures. We are creatures of habit. But, we are … Continue reading

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Five Sides of The Spinning Top

As an injury-prone person, I’m often amazed by (and appreciative of) my body’s ability to heal. Our bodies are filled with white blood-cells that constantly battle sickness, and our bodily tissues are always standing at the ready to repair any … Continue reading

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Becoming Worry Free

“Worrying is like rocking in a rocking chair… it gives you something to do, but doesn’t get you anywhere.” –Erma Bombeck The above quote is one that someone told me many years ago and has stuck with me into my … Continue reading

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True Relaxation

Published in the Southwest Orlando Bulletin  5/2012 Efficiency, productivity and achievement are hallmarks of society. Many people feel that if they are not doing or producing something they are being lazy. The word relaxation often has a negative connotation in … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule – The Personal Side

The older I become the more I realize there is much I do not know about etiquette.  For example, growing up my parents were usually the hosts of big holiday parties.  The guests always brought gifts when they came to … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule – The Practical Side

Treat others as you want them to treat you.  Most of us know the Golden Rule, even if we do not practice it as often as we should. This rule encourages us to treat others with the dignity and respect … Continue reading

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