“Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.” – Kahlil Gibran Sometimes it is easier to notice what’s going “wrong” in your life, rather than what’s going “right.” Events in life sometimes come in waves of ups and downs, hopefully with a great deal of calmness and stability in…

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“For each new morning with its light, for rest and shelter of the night, for health and food, for love and friends, for everything Thy goodness sends.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Insomnia is often the result of incessant thoughts and persistent emotions that keep us physically or mentally tossing back and forth. It is common to experience a…

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“Reflect on your present blessings, on which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” – Charles Dickens As humans, we are wired to hold onto and remember things that are negative rather than things that are positive. The ability to remember unpleasant information positively impacts our ability…

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“A noble person is mindful and thankful for the favors he receives from others.” – Buddha When you enter into a state of mindfulness, you make the choice to open your awareness to all aspects of your experience… positive, negative, and neutral.  You look at yourself, others, and the world with an open-eyed sense of…

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“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward What is the meaning of gratitude to you?  How do you know when you are experiencing a sense of gratitude and what are the benefits of expressing it openly?  Almost all of us have felt a…

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“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus Gratitude has profound positive effects on our relationships with others and our overall well-being.  Even when times feel bleak or hopeless, there is much for which to be grateful.  Take…

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