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Mindfulness

Mindfulness helps patients cultivate present-moment awareness, enabling them to observe and describe what is occurring without judgment. Mindfulness effectively counteracts viewing the present through the lens of distorted hopes, expectations, and past experiences of rejection and abandonment. Many patients believe … Continue reading

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Anyway…

People are often unreasonable, illogical and self-centered; forgive them anyway.If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives, be kind anyway. If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you; be honest anyway. What you spend … Continue reading

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Ambiguous

Ambiguous Loss. Something experienced by a quiet club that grieves in the shadows: women who’ve miscarried, parents of disabled children or addicted children, people with a chronically ill spouse. The death of a thousand dreams. There are no rituals for … Continue reading

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Wealth

Wealth is defined in many ways: good health, friends and family, a billion dollars, a hefty retirement fund, owning a home or business, freedom, power, the ability to support people and worthwhile causes. What does it mean to you?

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5 Rules for Lasting Joy

1. HONESTY IS THE BEST POLICY. When we weave webs of deception, we need to expend enormous mental energy to prevent them from tangling; as a result, we’re left with less brainpower for solving real problems. 2. GIVE UP ON … Continue reading

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