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If You Fall into a Ditch – Don’t Decorate It [video interview]

I have something really special for you here – an interview with my buddy Kirsten Johnson. Kirsten is a life coach, author, and video blogger – and her personal story of recovery is incredibly inspiring. I guarantee that, no matter what you’re going through, Kirsten’s story will show you that human beings are capable of profound, life-altering CHANGE. I’m super excited to share this interview with you. Want the nutshell version?…

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How to Melt Stress With One Simple Change:

Do your days begin with you feeling like you’ve been shot out of a cannon? Let me guess: You’re drinking coffee, showering, checking email — maybe all at the same time. It’s a frenzy of chaos and a mad rush. If this sounds familiar, I’m also going to wager that the degree of peace or contentment that you experience rarely improves from there, because how we start our mornings sets…

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Meditations on Compassion

I just wanted to kill her. Metaphorically-speaking, of course, but I gotta tell you – this woman was driving me CRAZY. So crazy, in fact, that I needed to give myself an attitude adjustment. That course-correction, and how you can do the same for yourself, is the subject of this article. First, though, let me back up for a minute and set the scene. A few weeks ago I had…

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Knowing when to turn off the news

Whether we like it or not we live in a time where watching the news appears to be an exercise in anxiety and depression. Regardless of whether it’s local, international, cable, or evening – its producers rarely have something uplifting to report. Missing planes. Mud slides. Climate change. Colony collapse. I can’t remember the last time I watched or read the news and was left feeling optimistic about the future…

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