As Years Pass

As years passed me, I now value solitude more than social interaction. I now understand why the old people seemed to carry the universe on their back when I was young. To be honest, it is heavier than I expected. I never crave big birthday parties anymore, no more festival gatherings. I just want a […]

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Powerful Training for the Mind

Every one of us has thought patterns that keep us stuck: Discouragement: What’s the point, I’m going to fail anyway, why even try, it’s too hard. Rationalizing: It’s OK to skip this, I can do it later, one time won’t hurt, do it but don’t try that hard, wait out the clock, go through the […]

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OUR FORGOTTEN RELATIONSHIP WITH PLANET EARTH

All over the world, people are gathering and making beautiful plans to save our planet. In my opinion, the one in real, serious need of saving is humanity itself. By adopting a sustainable relationship with Earth, we might be able to postpone going extinct. And seriously, don’t you love being here a little bit longer? […]

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Sending Love to you

Upon waking, many people consider the coming day with trepidation. Because of the natural human tendency to focus on what we fear or dislike, it is easy to unwittingly send a message of unease into the future that negatively impacts the quality of your day. However, while our lives are busy and frequently packed with […]

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Transgenerational Trauma

Powerful photo from photographer Cassandra Jones, talking about transgenerational trauma: how unprocessed pain of mothers goes through caring for their daughters. Trauma travels through generations until someone is strong enough to stand through all that pain and heal it. We carry our mothers and their pains on our backs, just as they carried their mothers […]

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How Faux-Feelings Are Sabotaging Your Communication Efforts

Getting in touch with our feelings and sharing “I-statements” is a known strategy for communicating nonviolently and bettering our chances of being heard. So why isn’t it working?! Faux-Feelings are Actually Thoughts “I feel like you’re ignoring me.” “I’m feeling attacked!” “This feels so disrespectful.” “I feel like you’re forcing me!” While these I-statements all […]

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Go Where Life Wants to Take You

INSPIRATION FROM PEMA CHÖDRÖN The mainstream view of an enjoyable life is often steeped in materialism. It’s portrayed by the glossy images of fabulous people, beautiful homes, travel to exotic places and dinners in expensive restaurants. Wealth is often seen as the gateway to an enjoyable life. Yet happiness experts have discovered that most times, […]

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Self-Love

The Inner Voice Somewhere in our minds, removed from the day to day, there sits a judge. They watch what we do, study how we perform, examine the effect we have on others, track our successes and failures – and then, eventually, they pass a verdict. So consequential is this judgement, it colours our entire […]

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Does Alcohol Cause Inflammation? 4 Things You May Not Know

Summary:Alcohol may spice up your life, but did you know excess consumption can cause inflammation in your body? WILDFIT founder explains why. The warm buzz that feels like a big hug, lowered inhibitions to speak your mind, the sense of euphoria about life, and feeling confident enough to belt out Mariah Carey on the karaoke […]

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