When hate has voices

I like to read poetry, especially when turmoil and strife seem to have such loud voices...these days hate seems evident everywhere, and that translates to fear - fear of the unknown, fear of the "other"...two sides of a coin. I need hope. I need life and love and happiness. Poetry leaves breadcrumbs to answers. Glimpses …

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Out of the comfort zone

I see a lot of anguish and anger over so many things I personally view as trivial - I do not care what bathroom someone uses if they are using it for its purpose; I do not care who someone loves as long as the other person is an adult and welcomes the love (it …

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The Reality of Truth


Caring without burnout

I know I have recently succumbed to empathy burnout, and am pulling in to recover and prepare for the next round of going out into the world to help. I liked this article and it's video, so I am sharing with you all. https://www.mindful.org/care-deeply-without-burning-out



"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. " Thomas A. Edison I have found this to be profoundly true.  Often in my various jobs, people have asked me how I managed to accomplish one thing or the other, while telling me how easy it must be …

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Being able to stop and meditate can mean the difference between being stressed to the max and being relaxed and present. And contrary to popular belief, it is possible to meditate in a noisy crowded place as well as the stereotypical beautiful and tranquil spaces we always associate with the practice. https://www.mindful.org/how-to-meditate-with-noise-a-3-minute-practice-for-anywhere


May Flurries

It has been a crazy busy May - with transitioning my Pet Services clients to their primary caregivers, who are embarking on their own businesses now; getting paperwork in order to retire the business; assisting a couple of other friends with their projects - one book (prepping, interviews, press pack etc) and one "we aren't …

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A week

I've been a second level Reiki practitioner for a week and it has been a busy week.  I have been working on my business plan, because I know what I want to do with my new skills. I have a dual focus - I want to provide remote treatments for people or animals who want …

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I am a Reiki Practitioner now!

I enjoyed a weekend class with 2 remarkable women as co-students and an amazing Reiki Master, Jerri Bell - and I am proud to say that I am now attuned as a second level Reiki Practitioner! The feeling is amazing. 🙂 Stay tuned (no pun intended) as I move toward providing Reiki energy to those …

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Finding your purpose, using your passion

Asking people what their purpose is in life, many will provide a generic answer or shrug. Ask them what their passion is, and most likely - if they know it - they will overflow on the subject; and if they haven't found it or haven't acknowledged it yet - they may just shrug again. Why …

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