Category Archives for Peace

To Truly Love a Dog

To Truly Love a DogThis isn’t what this blog was supposed to be about.In fact, I was writing this week about something quite dear to my heart. Something I believe in to my core. Something that is so very important in this day and time.And then life got in the way.Know how that happens?But as […]

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Thanksgiving in the USA

Thanksgiving in the USA

Ah, the holidays are upon us again.And this week we have one that is uniquely ours.Being grateful is such a huge asset to one’s life, and to think we have an entire celebration in its honor. It’s interesting to note how it came about, especially the timing of the federal holiday.We all know the story […]

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7 Ways To Change Your Attitude Right Now

We all know the benefits of a positive attitude, no?  According to research, the Mayo Clinic lists these: Increased life span Lower rates of depression Lower levels of distress Greater resistance to the common cold Better psychological and physical well-being Reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease Better coping skills during hardships and times of […]

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Do Less And You Will Find More Peace

That old Protestant Work Ethic (PWE).  Many of us were brought up under it, had it instilled in us, woven into the very fabric of our beings. We found this at home, at work, even in our places of worship. “Idle hands are the Devil’s Workshop,” was seared into our brains. We did a lot […]

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3 Key Ways To Learn To Accept You For You

Women, especially, often have a tough time with this.  The psychology of why is complicated, but goes back to a girl’s need to be “chosen” while growing up.  And to understand and let go of that can be a bear. I’m tweaked by Martin Seligman’s studies that showed girls are actually more optimist than boys—until puberty.  […]

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How Do You Love The World You Have Created?

We all have dreams, right?  Goals, ambitions, objectives—you know, all those things you spend time visioning about, planning for, breaking down into achievable steps.  Wanting.  If you don’t have passion for a goal, it’s not a dream but someone else’s idea for you.  So you do need that surging desire to fuel the wind under […]

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