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Elizabeth Colella's picture

Is Your Life An Adventure?

Is Your Life An Adventure?

This summer my husband and I bought hybrid bicycles. I must admit that the idea of riding bicycles didn’t really appeal to me at first, but I couldn’t resist that hopeful gleam in his eye when he sheepishly pitched the idea to me. After all, as part of his claim, it would help us get out of our Netflix and takeout pasta rut.

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Mike Robbins's picture

Do What Works For You

In the spirit of “doing what works for me” I decided to record my very first video blog post (aka vlog) and instead of writing an actual article, I spoke this week’s message to the camera.  I hope you like it and enjoy hearing from me this way, which may be something I do more of in the future.

This video message is all about making things easier and doing what works for us, instead of struggling, suffering, and stressing ourselves out (often unnecessarily).

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Lissa Rankin's picture

Why Imperfection ROCKS During The Holidays

perfection

You know how everyone seems to expect the holidays to be perfect? You may feel pressured to have the perfect presents under the tree (and lots of them). You may be expected to prepare the perfect holiday feast. Maybe you feel like you’re supposed to act perfectly happy and content, even though the holidays remind you of losing someone you loved or having your heart broken or not having someone you love to spend the holidays with. Maybe you think you’re supposed to look a certain way or dress a certain way.  Maybe you feel pressured to stuff your feelings and overlook the way your family sometimes hurts you.

Sure, it’s a time to be grateful for what we have. But the holidays don’t have to be perfect. It’s WAY better when they’re just real.

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Anonymous's picture

The Practice Of Giving & Receiving

Giving

It's the time of year again when our practice of giving and receiving gets tougher.

Sure, some people like to get down and dirty with the big Black Friday, a Shop Small Saturday, (The Day of Rest Sunday), free-shipping Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday, whipping out their plastic and swiping like there's no limit to their gift giving super powers.

But inside, they're feeling it. It really is tough to give and receive. Really.

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Emma French's picture

Jumping For Juicy Joy

joy, heart drawn in sand

Recently I had to choose between being at an all-day fund-raising workshop I had agreed to attend for a community organization, and going to a regional festival. I turned up to the seminar intending to stay only if I felt really called to. I was reluctant to let people down, but I also knew there were others attending who could pass on their notes from the day if I decided to bail. I wanted to make my choice from a place of joy.

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Anonymous's picture

A Stack Of Self-Care Gifts That'll Stave Off The Weight Of The Holidays

Here is your gift

But they're probably not what you're thinking.

I've all but given up worry over the notorious holiday overindulgence weight gain—that worry will keep until after I ring in the new year. But this coming year, I may just dare to give up that worry altogether. You see, worry, these many years over has not produced positive results. Nada one, not a one.

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Christine Arylo's picture

How To Not Overstress, Overspend And Overgive This Holiday

Happy Holiday
LIVE YOUR HOLIDAYS YOUR WAY: FOUR STEPS TO GIVE UP ACTING FROM GUILT, OBLIGATION OR PERFECTION THIS HOLIDAY SEASON AND CREATE MORE LOVE FOR YOURSELF AND THOSE YOU LOVE.

In our day to day life, you feel pressure to take care of everyone and everything else and at the holidays this feeling doesn’t go away, it usually gets stronger. Whether it’s making sure the holiday dinner is cooked perfectly, the holiday party is a smash success, cards are sent out on time, or we’ve bought presents for everyone so no one feels left out. We are naturally giving, and that is a feminine super power that we want to hold onto, for sure. But, sometimes we give so much to others, that we forget to give to ourselves. We put our self-love on hold, especially during the holidays.

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Bernie Siegel MD's picture

Do You Have Recurring Dreams?

haunted dream
Question for Bernie:

Okay, I will keep it simple and stick to the important points.  I have a recurring dream. I dream that I have bought a house, but the previous occupants won’t leave. They are smoking and eating while I am telling them to leave because I am now the owner. (I don’t like smoking, by the way).

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Sheena LaShay's picture

Not Good Enough Yet

 
you already have it, whatever it is.

Rather than “faking it till you make it,” share what you have and what you already know with the world. Your unique perspective, your sense of understanding, your intuitive wisdom, your experiences, and your filters form a distinct framework that no one else can copy, possess or try to be.

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Danielle LaPorte's picture

What's Your Relationship To Excitement?

excitement

We get really excited in our house. About everything.

THREE MORE SLEEPS ‘TIL WE GET GUINEA PIGS!!!
PEROGIES FOR DINNER!!!
OPRAH INTERVIEWED LADY GAGA!!!
NEW SOAP!!!
MAIL!!!

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