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About Me

I am who I am and as a river is never the same river and yet is distinct and unique as am I. I am everything I have ever been and everything I will ever be, and yet more than that I am who I am right now.

Live with purpose

“A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, he may achieve it. Or he may find something that is even more rewarding. But in … Continue reading

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Open Heart Meditation

After reading about the Open Heart study in the book Positivity I decided to begin a practice of Open Heart Meditation.  I decided to commit at least 90 minutes a week to the practice. I began my commitment by seeking … Continue reading

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I experience what I nurture.

“One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, ‘My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all. One is Evil (Negativity). It is anger, sadness, stress, contempt, disgust, … Continue reading

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All About Happiness

This 20/20 video segment on Happiness is well worth watching.  It comes in 4 parts. Part 1: The Happiest Place on Earth Interesting that the happiest place on earth also has one of the highest tax rates – you could … Continue reading

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Open Heart Meditation

Can meditation improve my relationships, my health, and my effectiveness.  Will it lead to a more fulfilling, joyful, positive life?  The Open Heart study conducted by Barbara Fredrickson (and relayed in her book Positivity) tells me YES! The study showed that … Continue reading

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Love and War and Love Again

I am wondering how I ended up here, on Christmas, watching young mens bodies being blown into pieces.  I’m crying…deep sorrowful hopeless tears.   A battlefield of World War I is being acted out in larger than life images and sounds … Continue reading

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It’s been 3 months and what have I done?

It’s been 3 months since I began the last year of my life (exercise).  What have I done? Honestly, I don’t think about it much, except when I think, “I’m not thinking about this much.” But has it changed my … Continue reading

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