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Christmas Shopping

“When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping” is an expression that fits this type of spender. Under stress, shopping relieves anxiety and provides a temporary ‘high’ in the form of new things.

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Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

What I find hopeful is that many more people today are waking up to the fact that we can be the authors of a new generation of memes. It is when we make a conscious effort to change our negative self talk into a powerful and loving care for ourselves, that the Flow of Universal Intelligence can guide our lives.

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Developing Spirituality For Trauma Survivors – Part 1

I’m passing along some interesting thoughts I recently heard in a teleseminar on Spirituality with Joan Borysenko, along with my own ideas on the subject. Spirituality is a part of our make up, but it is often obscured by painful events in our lives, remaining undeveloped.

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Developing Spirituality For Trauma Survivors – Part

In my last newsletter, I gave you some ideas about defining yourself and your spirituality, I mentioned the 8 positive qualities that Dr. George Valliant states make up an internal state that we can think of as “spiritual”. These qualities are: gratitude, equanimity, awe/wonder, joy, compassion, love & forgiveness.

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Gift Giving With Meaning

With the holiday season around the corner, the necessity of gift giving is on most of our minds. Many of us feel pressured to provide and ‘prove’ our love for others in a strictly material way. But gift-giving is much more than just spending. If done thoughtfully, it can provide a wonderful emotional, social & spiritual effect on you and your loved ones.

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