Archive | February, 2013

Meditation–It’s Not Just For Monks Anymore

When I tell someone I meditate, there are generally two types of responses.  The first is accompanied by a slightly raised eyebrow and an amused half-smile.  The other comes with a look of confusion, as though the person possibly misunderstood me.  Both expressions tell me that meditation is not a common practice for the other […]

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Four Simple Steps For Getting Enough Sleep

It is ironic that when we stress out due to an overloaded schedule, one of the first things we let go of is something that could actually help us manage the daily grind.  Sleep. We all know that children need at least eight hours of sleep per night.  What we tend to forget is that […]

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Five Ways to Thrive After a Job Loss

Sometimes we decide to make changes on our own.  They may not be easy, but there is a  comfort in knowing that we are responsible for them.  Good or bad, we have control of the outcome.  Then there is that other kind of change.  Those that are not our choice.    We are not responsible […]

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If Change is Good, Why Is It So Hard?

We hear it all the time.  Change is good.  Growth is good.  In theory we can all agree on that.  It’s just that in practice can it be so difficult.  Even when we initiate the change it doesn’t always happen.  So what’s up with that? The desire to make a change usually stems from one […]

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