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The Actions of a Change Master: From Victimhood to Freedom

The Actions of a Change Master: From Victimhood to Freedom

by M. J. Ryan. Whenever we’re in a situation that’s changing, the most common initial reaction is denial, followed by anger.…
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A Pledge that Promises to Keep Seeds Free For All to Use

For years, many of us have kept an eye out for organic and pesticide free vendors at our local farmers markets. Thanks to a new…
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Prioritizing Fueled Solely by What We Truly Love

Prioritizing Fueled Solely by What We Truly Love

by Marney K. Makridakis. I find that when I’m rushing around and can feel myself in a busy fit, sometimes I just stop, put my…
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Trusting Time & Learning the Joy of Divine Timing

Trusting Time & Learning the Joy of Divine Timing

by Marney K. Makridakis. We have all had experiences of wanting something to happen and being devastated when it didn’t, only to…
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Animals As Teachers

Animals As Teachers: Teaching by Example

by Marie T. Russell. Life surrounds us with teachers, if we are but willing to learn. Actually, everyone and everything in our…
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Connecting with Your Dog, with Animal Spirit Guides, and Being Happy

Connecting with Your Dog, with Animal Guides, and with Being Happy

by Jocelyn Kessler. My dogs had the ability to know what I needed before I did. And, they catered to me on a very spiritual…
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Slow Down! We Can Beat Time by Slowing Down

Slow Down! Beat Time by Slowing Down

by Wendy Lustbader, MSW. It is hard to stop hurrying mentally toward the next task, fretting about something in the future, or…
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Going Barefoot:Good for Health, Heart, and Soul

Walking Barefoot on the Earth: Good for Health, Heart, & Soul

by James L. Oschman, PhD. What happens when you take your shoes and socks off and walk barefoot on the surface of the Earth? As…
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The Connecting Link to Success: The Subconscious Mind

The Connecting Link to Success: The Subconscious Mind

by Napoleon Hill. You cannot entirely control your subconscious mind, but you can voluntarily hand over to it any plan, desire,…
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Embracing New Life: Allowing Your Creative Intuitive Power To Lead and Support You

Embracing New Life: Allowing Your Creative Intuitive Power To Lead and Support You

by Simone Wright. I invite you to promise yourself that, from this moment forward, you will pursue with power and confidence…
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Honoring Hurricanes

Honoring Hurricanes: Relating to and Working with the Weather

by Nan Moss with David Corbin. In the fall of 2003, thirty-five experienced shamanic practitioners gathered together in New York…
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Sweating the Small Stuff: Super Tiny Nanomaterials

Sweating the Small Stuff: Super Tiny Nanomaterials

by Susan Freinke. Every age has its wonder materials. For the Victorians, it was rubber. In the 20th century, it was plastic. And…
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Self-Appreciation Is The Key To Your Attracting Abundance

Self-Appreciation Is The Key To Spiritual Growth and Abundance

by John Payne. Two feelings are fundamental to the attracting of anything in your life: one is gratitude, the other is…
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How A Public Bench In A Front Yard Transformed A Suburban Neighborhood

How A Public Bench In A Front Yard Transformed A Suburban Neighborhood

It’s not hard to start a commons revival in your neighborhood. In fact, as Dave Marcucci discovered, a simple bench can do the…
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Freeing Yourself Up from the Internal Debate

Deliberate Daydreaming to Free Yourself Up from the Internal Debate

by Sam Bennett. I have a tiny suspicion that someday, far in the future, people will look back at our ideas about the right…
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Are You Playing Too Small? Set & Achieve Bigger Goals

Are You Playing Too Small? Set and Achieve Bigger Goals

by Jim Donovan. It's fascinating to me that so many sales organization man­agers complain that their employees typically reach…
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Remembering Your Dreams: How to Improve Your Dream Recall

Remembering Your Dreams: How to Improve Your Dream Recall

by John D. Goldhammer, Ph.D. It's extremely informative to see what types of symbols and images repeat themselves in your dreams.…
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Cut Your Carbon Emissions by Moving to a Warmer Climate & Losing The Lawn

Cut Carbon Emissions by Moving to a Warmer Climate & Losing The Lawn

by Tim Radford. Researchers may have found the way to a more comfortable life for suburbanites: garden lawns are more prolific…
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Shed Your Limiting Beliefs & Achieve Your True Potential

Shed Your Limiting Beliefs & Achieve Your True Potential

by Sonia Ricotti. Limiting beliefs hinder us when making decisions during challenging times, prolong our suffering, and prevent…
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Building Our Dream World by Adopting A Fresh Outlook, A New Worldview

Building Our Dream World by Adopting A Fresh Outlook

by Philip Comella. We now have reached the stage of evolution where we are ready to accept the world for what it must be: a…
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"How To" Techniques for Mastering Anxiety

"How To" Techniques for Mastering Anxiety

by Eric Maisel. Experiment with the following anxiety-reduction strategies, learn which ones work for you, and begin to use those…
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The First Step Of Getting Is Believing In Abundance

The First Step of Being Abundant Is Believing In Abundance

by Stuart Wilde. It isn't hard to see the abundance of our planet. You only have to look at the fruit trees in the fall, the…
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Is Your Mind Making Scary Movies?

Is Your Mind Making Scary Movies?

by Guy Finley. Who you really are, your original Self, doesn’t come loaded with worry, regret, fear, resentment, or, for that…
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How To Use Your Active Imagination

How To Consult the Oracle Within by Using Your Active Imagination

Carl Jung developed a technique he called active imagination, a process of consciously dialoguing with our unconscious, that…
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Alternative To Mommy And Daddy Working 2 1/2 Jobs

You Can Live A More Bountiful Life by Working Less & Earning Less

Nine years ago, I started living a more bountiful life by working less, earning less, and spending less. I started by going to my…
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Chimps Outwit Humans In Games Of Strategy

Chimps Outwit Humans In Games Of Strategy

In contests drawn from game theory, chimpanzee pairs consistently outperform humans in games that test memory and strategic…
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prioritizing-fueled-solely-by-what-we-truly-love by Marney K. Makridakis. I find that when I’m rushing around and can feel myself in a busy fit, sometimes I just stop, put my hand on my heart, let it...Read More
red-and-blue-states-agree-on-taxing-corporations-more-and-lots-of-other-stuff by Miriam Axel-Lute. What if you asked Americans in largely "red" or Republican districts and largely "blue" or Democratic districts very specific...Read More
becoming-your-own-best-friend by Barbara Berger. One of the secrets of living a happy life is to become your own best friend. But you can only do this when you know who you are, when...Read More
perfectly-imperfect-connections-the-joy-of-nonattachment by Susan L. Westbrook, PhD. The first step to connection is to open ourselves to the possibility that we can survive the hurts and failures that...Read More
soaked by Kurt Koontz. If Noah were alive, this would have been a nice day to bring the ark out of retirement... I woke up early and started walking in the...Read More
new-hope-for-the-world’s-driest-regions Globally 1.2 billion people live in areas of water scarcity — defined by the United Nations as locations with an annual water supply that drops below...Read More
the-actions-of-a-change-master-from-victimhood-to-freedom by M. J. Ryan. Whenever we’re in a situation that’s changing, the most common initial reaction is denial, followed by anger. Almost immediately...Read More
a-pledge-that-promises-to-keep-seeds-free-for-all-to-use For years, many of us have kept an eye out for organic and pesticide free vendors at our local farmers markets. Thanks to a new movement hitting the...Read More
living-a-life-of-joy-getting-sobe,-staying-sober by Jenifer Madson. Before I got sober, just shy of my twenty-fourth birthday, the last thing I felt was the freedom and happiness that the promises...Read More
energy-medicine-an-emerging-paradigm by Finley Eversole, PhD. The prevailing industrial age view of the human body as a machine whose parts occasionally break down, requiring repair...Read More
our-need-for-acknowledgment-and-blessing by Joyce Vissell. There is a great need in every human being to be acknowledged and blessed by another person, especially their parent. People often...Read More
pandora-s-box-and-a-road-called-hope by Karen Hering. Some of the most hope-filled people I have known have been those for whom favorable outcomes might be described as a long shot at best....Read More