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Being Present with a Quiet Mind & Open Heart

October 11, 2013
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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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Wellness

Detoxifying 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. Walking away from people and relationships that drag you down and releasing negative thoughts that no longer serve you will allow you to invest more energy into the positive and meaningful relationships you do have, while creating space for more like-minded people to come into your life. It’s important to understand that toxic people are usually stuck in…

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