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Prized possessions

When I worked with my client today, I realized the importance of being surrounded by stuff that you love. She was so proud to show me her gifts from Europe that she got from years ago. What was apparent was that she hand-picked each of this item and cherished each one. Each item came with a story. The details of the picture frame, the umbrella, the bar cart, the eating utensils, and the tea set were very intricate. Each item sparked joy for her. She didn’t value quantity, but she  ...

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mindfulness, personal

Theme for the New Year

What’s your theme? Figuring out a theme for the year can help bring focus to the chaos of life. I’ve decided that mine will be quality time. I’ve realized that for me to thrive I need more quality time with myself, my loved ones, and those who have similar interests. Through quality time I’ll be able to establish a healthier connection with my mind, body and spirit and in turn give back to the community fully. Who else is with me?

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mental health, mindfulness

New Year Mantra

As it gets closer and closer to the end of the year and the start of the new year, there’s no better time to find a mantra (fancy word for repetitive word) to aid you in your daily life. Often times, you may feel all different kinds of feelings throughout the day, some big, some small, and everything else in between. Today let’s consider a mantra for you and only you. You may come back to this word any time of the day while driving, waiting in line, getting disappointing news,  ...

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mindfulness

Last minute gift ideas

Christmas has been become synonymous with presents and toys. There’s no denying the fact that some of us think more is better, but have we thought about the quality of the toy/present? What are we trying to teach our children or loved ones? It may be a hard lesson to learn. For an added challenge, can we try to be conscious about picking toys/presents that are basic and don’t need to be operated by batteries? Let’s go back to the basics and see what happens. Give our  ...

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