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Day 19 – Self-Care Sunday

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Subscribe to a few cool newsletters and find inspiration in your inbox all week long! (You can even set up filters so they go directly into a separate folder, so it doesn’t overwhelm your inbox.) Some newsletters I subscribe to: Brain Pickings Weekly In the fourth of the book’s thirteen extraordinary essays, titled “Flight,” Solnit writes: Like many others who …

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Day 18 – Songs for Saturday

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Freed To Be – Matt Moberg I think it’s time I cut these strings I think my soul is ready to fly All of these doubts can’t hold these dreams The fear in me has chosen to die I am freed to be Be who I’m created to be Shame – Ciaran Lavery Would you light me up? Really set …

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Day 16 – World Food Day

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    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 us to nature: you’re working with nature and transforming nature …

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Day 15 – Links for Mindfulness

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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 practicing mindfulness who now sit in daily meditation…As people start …

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Day 14 – Beginning Mindfulness

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  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 your mind wander, but I can’t help wondering who actually …