Finding Strength in the Darkness

Life isn’t just the pictures we see on Facebook, and the happy faces we put on in our daily lives. All we see are the smiles and all of the fun things we’re doing and the cool places we’re going. That’s all we want to show the world.  We only want to show each other…

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How Meditation Changed My Mindset

Learning to practice meditation has changed my life in immeasurable ways. Even in the times I am not meditating, I have learned to hold a different mindset: a mindset of awareness and openness in everything. I am always mindful (or reminding myself to be mindful). I am aware of my existence and the existence of…

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Shore Thoughts

There’s something about the ocean, something that seems to remind us that we are alive again.  Well, at least for me.  Something about its vastness, the power of the crashing waves, the peacefulness.  Everyone loves the beach, but I love the ocean.  It’s not about the restaurants, the boardwalk, the rides, not even the ice…

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Simplicity

Simplicity.  A word we don’t hear much in this overly complicated, chaotic, non-stop world. Wait.  Let’s go back to the beginning. We are human beings.  We are alive.  We have five senses.  We can see beautiful things. We can feel happiness, sadness, joy, laughter, love, heartbreak, fear, confidence, etc.  We can smell flowers and fresh…

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