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Revealing the Gift Within Our Shadow

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Wherever there is light, there is shadow. While the beneficial aspects of light that allow us to see are immediately obvious, we sometimes have to probe to discover the gifts within the shadows — both literally and figuratively. The celebrated Swiss psychiatrist, Carl Jung, created the term that describes both the aspects of human nature that are hidden from us...
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My Imaginary Friends and Their Purpose in Our Lives

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Don't misunderstand -- I have real friends, too, but since I was very young (8 or 9 years old), I've had a team of imaginary friends with whom I conversed with routinely. Some you probably wouldn't know. But others, I'm fairly confident you would know. My imaginary pals include Albert Einstein, Carl Jung, Teilhard de Chardin, Aldous Huxley, and Buckminster...
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6 Ways to Increase Growth and Potential

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A new year -- time for fresh potential. Time for new beginnings, resolutions, decisions, lists. So many options can feel overwhelming, confusing, or discouraging -- the antithesis of motivation.  Yet, January is a tremendous opportunity for assessing our alignment, charting our route to happiness, and determining our goals. There are few times automatically built in to our natural year and...
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These Truths I Know To Be

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There's a lot I don't know, obviously. Like the majority of my fellow Americans, I did not envision an election night in which Donald Trump would get elected. I never took his campaign seriously. Until now I made a point of never publicly discussing politics, and seldom even privately (often to my family's amusement and perhaps, disgust). Politics are personal....
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How to Hurt and Still Thrive in Life

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How have you been feeling lately? Regardless of where you live and work, events in our world  impact us all. For as much good as there is in the world, we are also experiencing massive amounts of pain. Unless you’ve been someplace that has kept you completely isolated, chances are you’ve heard of at least one current world event that…

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Living an Intuitive Life

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What does it mean to live an intuitive life? Very simply, it means allowing your intuition to guide you through life. It doesn't guarantee a simple life, or a perfect life, or all your dreams-come-true. But it does bring peace of mind, fulfillment, deep joy, freedom from anxiety, and a conviction of purpose. And those are qualities we all say...
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Celebrate As If Tomorrow Is A New High

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Life is a wheel. It goes up and it comes down. My last post focused on celebrating the downside. Why not enjoy the ebullient feeling of the upside and hold on to the reminder that life isn’t always a challenge? Celebrate the up side of the wheel with extended abandon and unique style. By adding affordable luxuries to a daily…

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