The Peace of Forgiveness

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“As long as you don’t forgive, who and whatever it is will occupy rent-free space in your mind.” ~Isabelle Holland

This can be a tough one. Is there someone you’ve been holding a grudge against? Someone you’ve simply . . . → Read More: The Peace of Forgiveness

Body Language of the Soul

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“Body symptoms present information of which we’re unconscious. They are one of the languages the soul uses to get across to us something about itself…. We can trust the body to bring us into alignment, and we . . . → Read More: Body Language of the Soul

Problem as Opportunity

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“A small trouble is like a pebble. Hold it too close to your eye and it fills the whole world and puts everything out of focus. Hold it at a proper distance and it can be examined and . . . → Read More: Problem as Opportunity

Wear Your Joy

“Taking joy in life is a woman’s best cosmetic.” ~Rosalind Russell

Male OR female: Take a look in the mirror. Is joy written on your face? If yes, congratulations–you look mahvelous! If no, what is standing between you and joy?

Denise Yamada © 3/2011

How Do You Lean?

“New ideas pass through three periods: 1) It can’t be done. 2) It probably can be done, but it’s not worth doing. 3) I knew it was a good idea all along!” ~Arthur C. Clarke

Clarke was a British author, inventor and futurist, most famous for his book 2001: A Space Odyssey. Of his three . . . → Read More: How Do You Lean?

Expanding Friendship

“Friendship: It’s like having a tiny apartment and somebody moves in with you. But instead of becoming cramped and crowded, the space expands, and you discover rooms you never knew you had until your friend moved in with you.” ~Steve Tesich

Is there a friend you’ve lost touch with that you might reach out to . . . → Read More: Expanding Friendship

Beyond Guilt

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“Guilt is a worthless energy. If you’ve messed up or failed, grant yourself absolution. Then draw a line in the sand and say, ‘From now on, I’m going to act in a better way. I’m going to . . . → Read More: Beyond Guilt

The Longing of Your Soul

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“A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.” ~Abraham Maslow

Are you doing what your . . . → Read More: The Longing of Your Soul

Paper Tigers

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“The most difficult thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and . . . → Read More: Paper Tigers

Tend to Your Vehicle

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“I beat it or praise it, I feed and clean and nurse it when necessary. I urge it on without consulting it and I hold it back against its will. When my body-horse is well-behaved I generally ignore . . . → Read More: Tend to Your Vehicle