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Jan. 16

Jan. 16

Be playful with your thoughts. It can sometimes be difficult to manage repetitive and negative thoughts, specifically imagining scenarios in the future that haven’t happened yet and may never happen. Mindfulness helps, for sure. Not judging these thoughts,...

Jan. 15

Jan. 15

“Do not stand at my grave and cry; I am not there. I did not die.” -Mary Elizabeth Frye   “Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened...

Jan. 14

Jan. 14

Mental health is not the absence of mental illness. And mental illness is not the absence of mental health. According to the World Health Organization: “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of...

Jan. 13

Jan. 13

Maintain your boundaries. Being open, loving and compassionate doesn’t give people the right to take advantage of your time, energy and space. In order to continue offering yourself fully to others and the world, you need to have boundaries. It’s not...

Jan. 12

Jan. 12

Nothing Matters. Everything matters. On one level, we could argue nothing matters--That the universe doesn’t have an agenda for the earth; that we’re all just star dust; that everything is just unfolding as it’s unfolding and we’re just going along for the...

Jan. 11

Jan. 11

We’re bad predictors of our happiness. In his book, Stumbling on Happiness, Harvard Psychologist, Dan Gilbert, starts with the bold assertion that we are the only animals with the ability to predict our future. We’re able to imagine scenarios, good and...