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Worry is a useless activity. Madeleine P. Maya


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Worry is… — Sacred Touches

**Watercolor image found on Pinterest; text box added by Natalie

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Trust begins… — Hi, I’m Ruoxiang Chau

“Trust begins to emerge when we have a sense that another person or organization is driven by things other than their own self-gain.” – Simon Sinek.

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Originally posted on Captain Q: “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.” ― Anaïs Nin

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How to Let Go of Yesterday

Dr. Eric Perry’s Blog

darkk-nes“There’s an important difference between giving up and letting go.” ~Jessica Hatchigan

1. Recognize that we have a choice
Whenever we get stuck in the past, most likely it is because we are being bombarded by intrusive thoughts. These intrusions appear as regret, anger, hatred, resentment or sadness. When we get caught by this web of negativity, it is extremely difficult to remember that we have a choice. We can choose to break free from this cycle by realizing that each thought has an energetic value. Negative thoughts chain us to past memories only to weaken us.

2. Understand why we hold on
Dwelling on the past can actually feel good to us. Hating someone because they wronged us can feel very satisfying, because we feel like we are getting back at them through hatred. In reality, we are the one’s adding to our own suffering. We hold on to the past because we find comfort in what…

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Stress – how to deal with stress

Frankie Fancies

I get stressed so easily over silly things! Feeling stressed is actually really normal and can help our productivity, but too much stress or stress that is lasting a long time can be bad for our health – mentally and physically! Here, I will chat about different and helpful ways we can cope with stress.

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…Conocerte a ti mismo, tanto en tu humanidad que aflora en la superficie como en tu espiritualidad profunda; es la aventura más increíble y emocionante en la que te puedes embarcar y el proyecto más ambicioso de tu Vida. ¿Te atreves a iniciar la aventura de descubrir quién eres realmente? Un buen comienzo es […]

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The Unfiltered Coffee Facts – Harvard Health Letter

Health Secrets of a SuperAger

The latest Harvard Health Letter offers some fascinating insights into our morning brew.

“Coffee is part of many people’s daily routine, whether it’s the morning pick-me-up or the evening complement to a satisfying dinner. And it’s no wonder: a hot cup of brew is comforting and flavorful. Even better, new evidence continues to associate coffee with health benefits, such as a reduced risk of an early death, as we reported to you in February 2016.

“Our understanding of coffee is evolving. We’re learning more about it all the time,” says Dr. Eric Rimm, a professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

The benefits
“Coffee comes from the seeds (or beans) of cherries that grow on the coffee tree. When you pour hot water over dried, roasted, ground coffee beans, you get the savory brown brew that so many people—54% of those 18 and older in…

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Consider this a ‘don’t let this happen to you’ post. As a skin cancer sufferer, I wanted to share this information with you. I have had three basal cell carcinomas surgically removed in the past few years. You can read the details on my Page Skin Cancer Facts and My Three Skin Cancer Surgeries in […]

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Why You Should Have More Empathy – Wall Street Journal

“Sensitivity to other people’s emotions helps relationships; you can learn to be better at it,” the Journal says in the item by Elizabeth Bernstein. In what seems like another life, back when I was going through marriage counseling, I learned that I needed to have more empathy to improve our relationship. Empathy is defined as […]

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