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Kindness That Comes and Goes Around

As you’ve read over the years, I’m a big believer in paying kindness forward. What a beautiful energy it involves, and who doesn’t enjoy a sweet surprise to lift the spirit or lighten the load?

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Long-Term Love Lessons: They’re All Around Us

Anyway, they both offer up plenty of love lessons. And right as my birthday approaches, what better gift than to be reminded of what we can learn from these wonderful creatures about keeping healthy, long-term relationships alive? more »

Mar 6, 2014 by in Shrink Rap

Finding Guidance from a Friendly Voice

We gain insight, find solace, find out that we’re not alone with our personal brand of suffering, when we hear the voices of others who have journeyed along a similar road, and have chosen to help us by paying forward their lessons learned. more »

Feb 6, 2014 by in Shrink Rap

Holiday Heaven or Holiday Hell

So how do we gladden the tidings? My suggestion to you is that we absolutely have the power to allow this time of year to be an opportunity to do it more happily and healthfully. more »

Dec 5, 2013 by in Shrink Rap (1 Comments)

Mindful Is As Mindful Does

When I asked my colleague, Lisa, from the Center for Mindful Living here in Chattanooga, she described mindfulness as “being present with awareness and kindness…with all our attention.” more »

Nov 7, 2013 by in Shrink Rap

To Honor or to Abandon?

When it comes to tending to your needs, there are but two ways you can go—you can honor them, or you can abandon them. Sounds simple perhaps, but let’s look more closely. more »

Oct 3, 2013 by in Shrink Rap

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