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Worrisome

Worry is ubiquitous. Worry can be destructive and exhausting. Worry can also be creative. Wait! How can all of these be true? Basically, worry is our built-in technique of dealing with fear. Worry is the mind’s way of trying to … Continue reading

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Risky

I quickly skimmed my mental checklist: insulated boots, medium-weight parka, mittens-not gloves, and snow scoop. Clearing the driveway was on the agenda. I had decided to shovel the ridge of snow that forms a few feet away from the garage … Continue reading

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The Flow

There is an aspect of life that we can either fight or submit to. That is the flow of life. Some people advocate going against the flow and others say we should go with the flow. I’m of the mind … Continue reading

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No More Resolutions

Hurrah! We made it to another year.  Are you thinking about the two main stereotyped aspects of New Year’s Day?  Hangovers and New Year’s resolutions. Maybe one of the resolutions is to drink much less this year. As we break … Continue reading

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Thinking About Comfort Zones

The first time I ever saw the phrase “Comfort Zone” was on the old thermostat for the furnace in my old apartment. Since then, I usually first associate “Comfort Zone” with heating and air conditioning and not the way it … Continue reading

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Suspension

The United States, and the rest of the World seem to be in a state of suspension about some major issues.  This state of affairs is reflected in many of our individual lives.  Very important decisions and actions urgently need to … Continue reading

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