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MINDFULLY AWARE: It is time to pay more attention

MINDFULLY AWARE: It is time to pay more attention

It’s time for a pause in my teaching, which means that most of the students and I leave the lecture hall for fresh air, coffee...
January 24, 2016 × 0 comments

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RELATIONSHIP OF AGING: 8 tips for a better parent / child relationship as parents age

RELATIONSHIP OF AGING: 8 tips for a better parent / child relationship as parents age

Watching parents age is tough. Watching your divorced and still single parents age is heartbreaking. Not once did it ever cross...
January 17, 2016 × 2 comments

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MINDFULLY IN LINE: How to change actions through recognition, acceptance and appreciation

MINDFULLY IN LINE: How to change actions through recognition, acceptance and appreciation

Events in life tend to pull us down. Whether a tough business client or a rough patch in a relationship, it’s challenging to...
December 3, 2015 × 0 comments

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MINDFULNESS AND THE MEDIA: 10 strategies for being a conscious media consumer

MINDFULNESS AND THE MEDIA: 10 strategies for being a conscious media consumer

The time you spend on your digital devices watching TV and movies or browsing the Internet can really enrich your life—or not!...
November 19, 2015 × 0 comments

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INNER SIMPLICITY: Clearing clutter is a temporary fix, what matters most is changing our inner state through mindfulness

INNER SIMPLICITY: Clearing clutter is a temporary fix, what matters most is changing our inner state through mindfulness

The idea of simplifying pulls at me all the time lately. I’m tempted to clear my schedule and devote the remainder of the...
November 9, 2015 × 0 comments

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People Are a Lot Like Blotting Paper

People Are a Lot Like Blotting Paper

Once a quintessential tool used when ink was the doorway to the written word, blotting paper is a highly absorbent material used...
September 30, 2015 × 2 comments

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Rediscovering How to Be a Tourist in Your Own Life

Rediscovering How to Be a Tourist in Your Own Life

I think something as simple as a lack of a tea bag may have altered the course of my life. I must admit to this truth, so humbly...
September 14, 2015 × 5 comments

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LET’S DO MORE: Ending global poverty with pure human kindness

LET’S DO MORE: Ending global poverty with pure human kindness

Less than one per cent of the U.S. federal budget goes towards foreign aid. That’s about 30 billion dollars, in comparison...
August 27, 2015 × 0 comments

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Cultural Appropriation or Emulation: Does it matter?

Cultural Appropriation or Emulation: Does it matter?

My 19-year-old Eagle (Eastern Washington University Eagle) and I speak most days about her training, school, roommates and life...
August 18, 2015 × 4 comments