Changing Opinions

Some of you know this about me, but I grew up on a farm. My family has always had a dog. I can remember 3 dogs from my time on the farm. All three of them were Norwegian Elkhounds. All of them named Duke - Duke I, Duke II, …and you guessed...

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Pinch of Fear

At more than a century old, my Grandma passed away.

She was a big fan of the spice, nutmeg.

She would put nutmeg in pumpkin pie. She would put nutmeg with apples. She would make some type of nutmeg and milk pie. She would put nutmeg in her...

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Don't Brace Yourself

A woman recently spoke to me about her work situation. She is a manager in an organization that has to report to a group of people that have the tendency to be harsh and they often reject (in an inconsiderate way) the ideas her team puts forward.

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Mindfulness and Meditation

Meditation and mindfulness are buzzwords when it comes to mental and emotional health.

But there sure is a lot of confusion out there about these two terms that can often lead to more harm than good.

Let’s briefly explore each of these to...

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Mad Scientist Moment

I had a mad scientist moment. 

The kind of “Eureka!” moment when something I was thinking about, studying, and analyzing came into clear focus. A moment where complicated things became quite simple. 

Obviously we talk about...

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#1 Resilience-Building Strategy

There are different ways to describe resilience: bouncing back from challenge, perseverance, grit, strength, keeping going.

But the most accurate and well-rounded description of resilience is the capacity to prepare for, recover from, and...

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Courage.

Sheep aren’t usually associated with courage. But for me they are.

I’m a sheep farmer.

I know. It’s a bit random, but after a bit of research, my husband and I decided to purchase a flock of sheep. So now we are sheep farmers.

Do...

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What Does God Feel Like?

No matter what name you give The Divine - God, Source, Universe, Life Energy - it is in you. You are made of It/Him/Her. That is the Truth. Religions say it. Science says it. (If you don’t think science agrees, look into Quantum Science.)

We...

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More Gossip

I know that I gossip. So, I have consciously tried to stop talking about other people altogether. But it turns out, that really doesn’t have to be the goal! (Thank goodness, because I don’t know what else I would talk about. LOL.)

The...

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The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.

I’m a little bit ashamed to admit this to you. I’m watching a show on Netflix called Mom. If you haven’t seen it, it’s a comedy that follows a mother and her adult daughter as they struggle with overcoming their...

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