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Day 17 – Because They Are Hard

  A little Photoshop fun with a couple pictures I took. Also, a reminder that I’m taking orders for November’s issue of Walking Brave! Click to find all posts in the series.   Check out Walking Brave, a zine for when shame gets in the way – Issue #2 comes...

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Day 16 – World Food Day

    The needs of the world are too great, the suffering and pain too extensive, the lures of the world too seductive for us to begin to change the world, unless we are changed, unless conversion of life and morals becomes our pattern.” – William Willimon   “{Cooking} connects...

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Day 15 – Links for Mindfulness

Two great websites: Mindful Elephant Journal A couple of articles: 7 Things Mindful People Do Differently and How To Get Started The intention of being more present in our lives is continuing to grow and touch an increasing amount of people. I have friends who I never would have imagined...

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Day 14 – Beginning Mindfulness

  It is supposed to be good for you, this sitting and staring at something for 5 minutes.  Looking, studying, touching an object.  Focusing only on the object.  Training your mind to be present. And so I use the remote control, that neutral, boring object.  You’re not supposed to let...

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Day 12 – Self-Care Sunday

  I listened to two NPR TED Radio Hour shows this week – From Curiousity to Discovery and The Source of Creativity. I love this program because it summarizes a few TED talks on a certain topic, and also interviews the speakers, so you get more than just a TED...

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Day 11 – Songs for Saturday

House by the Sea – Moddi (this is my new absolutely favorite song and band, and the video for this is gorgeous) They say home is the place where your heart is Then I am home now, though I am far away For so long I’ve let the forest guard...