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Find Your Missing Peace

This we have now is not imagination. This is not grief or joy. Not a judging state, or an elation, or sadness. Those come and go. This is the presence that doesn’t. ~Rumi An excerpt from Find Your Missing Peace: A Practical Guide: Stop being nice and get real Acting nice about something when you’re [...]

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Find your peace in 2012

How are you doing with your New Year resolutions? Did you make any? Quit smoking, get fit, spend more time with the family. Lose weight, get out of debt, quit drinking. Get more creative, be more productive, set better goals or no goals, do what you love, make X number of sales, win that promotion. [...]

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I love you no matter what you celebrate–or don’t

I don’t do Christmas. It all started when I was 17. I had been working for a few months as a waitress in a mountain resort hotel where they offer room and board for employees. It was a great solution to my homeless situation as well as a job; I had left home for good [...]

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Manage your email by not managing it

Email, as far as I’m concerned, is one of the greatest inventions ever. But it seems like almost everyone has trouble organizing it, keeping up with it, and managing it—or spends a lot of time and effort on it. I used to think I must be the world’s worst email manager and that someday I’d [...]

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Start planning for a peaceful holiday season with these 10 tips

Most of my friends here in the US have been rolling their eyes about the Christmas decorations that have been in stores for weeks already, long before Halloween arrived on October 31. It does seem odd to see fake, glittery Christmas trees standing out like awkward newcomers at a party for leaf rakes, chrysanthemums, and [...]

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