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How to Get Yourself Out of a Bad Mood – 3 Simple Techniques

How to Get Yourself Out of a Bad Mood Even the most cheerful gal in the group occasionally finds herself in a bad mood.  It’s not always easy to immediately feel gratitude or to see the upside of a situation. Often, there are a series of things that go wrong which compound and create the perfect storm for a foul mood. We can all agree that staying in a glum mood for too long becomes depressing, deflating, and unproductive. So in this post, I’m sharing with you a few ways…

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How Love Gives Us Courage

Love is magical. Who would argue that? But it’s so much more than magic – love is often the source of our courage. There are many sides to the powerful emotion we call love. There’s a side of love that makes our heart flutter with excitement and passion. There’s another side of love that keeps us steadfastly caring for our family, our friends, our neighbors, our community, our globe. And then there is the side of love I write to you about today that carries us through times so painful,…

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Make Time for the Things You Love

Make Time for the Things You Love It’s the first week of January and I’m sure you, like me, feel compelled to make lists and plans of what we wish to accomplish this year. Last week, I wrote about intentions… and how powerful it is to create a mindset around how you want to feel (rather than focusing on what you want to do). Hopefully, you have spent some time this past week reacquainting yourself with what makes you feel good and have given thought to setting intentions around those…

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Setting Intentions | A Powerful Way to Start the New Year

Here we are, getting ready to greet a new year.  So many of us are welcoming the idea of change because the last year was so rough. But before you toast to midnight on Thursday night, take some time to consider what you want in the next twelve months. Will you enter the next twelve months feeling empowered or will you let the next year have it’s way with you (again)? What are your intentions? Not resolutions, but intentions. What kind of energy do you want to welcome? How do…

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Finding Peace in Turbulent Times

This year has been a bumpy journey for nearly everyone. For many, it’s been more than rough. It’s been tumultuous, painful, and loaded with fears. Piled on top of the never-ending coronavirus concerns, we’ve been navigating political and social unrest and the strains of what feels much like living in a bizarre version of The Hunger Games. It takes quite a strong emotional fortress to not only survive the emotional chaos, but to feel peace within it, and to maybe even (dare I say) thrive. So how do we bolster…

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Feeling Good | An Experiment

Feeling good (more often) – is it possible? I admit it. I’m a little obsessed with finding ways to feel good, meaning genuinely well, more often filled with peace and optimism, and dare I say it… happy. You’ll probably agree with me that feeling good is not always easy to do. A zillion books, podcasts, spiritual leaders, gurus, religious leaders, and even the three wise men don’t always help us figure out how to feel good. So, if we can’t feel heel-kickin’ happy all the time, we can at least…

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