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Going with The Flow coping freedom lifestyle spirituality

Just go with the flow. It's a phrase you hear a lot these days. But what does it actually mean?  How do I do it?  And why do I need to do it?

Let me answer that last question first. Why...

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Spirituality vs. Psychology emotions freedom psychology spirituality transformation

 I love reading books about spirituality. From Christianity to Buddhism to the Collective Consciousness and everything else in between.  I just finished a book written by a Zen teacher...

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Time to Play! coping freedom lifestyle play stress management

We're days away from Memorial Day weekend and here in the Pacific Northwest we are finally seeing little glimpses of Spring & Summer with sunny days and warmer temps.  Lawnmowers are...

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Do I Really Have to Forgive? Part 2 emotions forgiveness healing

The process of forgiveness is not easy, that's for sure.  But in the end, is one of the most liberating experiences in life!

The FIRST step of this process is to...

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Do I Really Have to Forgive? Part 1 emotions forgiveness healing

The short answer?  YES.
But it's truly for YOUR. OWN. GOOD.  Truly. I didn't want to believe it either because I was raised with the belief that forgiving also means forgetting and...

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Love What Hurts healing love relief self love stress management

I have noticed that when we experience fear, sadness, anger or other disturbing emotions we tend to punish ourselves even further by judging or shaming such feelings.  However, punishing...

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Reaction or Over-Reaction? conflict coping emotional brain self love

What's the difference, right?

A reaction is usually an emotionally-neutral response to something or someone. An over-reaction is NOT emotionally neutral.  Not. At. All.
And why do we...

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