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What is true happiness?

What is your definition of true happiness? Is there such thing as true happiness? Why is it that when we are surrounded by material wealth that we feel something is still missing? Is true happiness felt from the inside? I invite you to consider what makes your heart happy. How often do you feel moments of true happiness? For me my heart is happy when I dedicate time for self-care, go to the temple, surround myself with positive, supportive people, or simply be present in the present moment.  ...

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Daily routine

How are you spending your time today? This question may reveal your interests and priorities or the lack thereof. Dissect your morning routine, afternoon routine, and/or evening routine. Track the time you spend doing an activity. Observe your feelings completing an activity. This is one way to cultivate mindfulness in your daily routine.  

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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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