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Being Present with a Quiet Mind & Open Heart

October 11, 2013

Chances are if you are reading this post, then you have an overactive mind like mine. Whether it’s ongoing chatter filling up space in our minds, inattention, distraction, or busyness, we often miss connecting with ourselves and the world around us. A quiet mind cultivates an open heart by enabling us to be better listeners so we can be more compassionate by actually hearing ourselves and others. The word compassion means “to feel with,” so a compassionate heart, or an open heart, which can…

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Detoxify Your Life of Negativity

September 17, 2013
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I have written about removing toxins from your home, but today I want to focus on removing toxic people and negative thought patterns from your life. Since walking away from people who have dragged me down, I have been able to invest more energy into the positive and meaningful relationships I do have, while creating space for more like-minded people to come into my life. It’s important to understand that toxic people are usually stuck in a place where they…

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Your Own Song

July 19, 2012
African Tribal Mother and Child

A woman in my local Holistic Mom’s Network chapter shared a beautiful story about how a certain African tribe comes together and uses song to remind us of who we really are. Touching my heart with inspiring words of wisdom, I share this story with you. There is a tribe in Africa where the birth date of a child is not counted on the day of his birth or when he was conceived, but on the day he was a…

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