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Loneliness and Togetherness

Loneliness and Togetherness

There's an epidemic of loneliness. We've all heard it. However bad it was before Covid, it's worse now. Especially for those hunkering down solo, with little human contact. They miss their family...

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How Do YOU Avoid Pain?

How Do YOU Avoid Pain?

I recently read In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Hungarian-born Canadian physician Dr. Gabor Maté. It's an unflinching look at the addiction epidemic from someone who's been on the front lines of...

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This Was Magic…

This Was Magic…

Pre-Covid, I was invited, to spend a week giving workshops at Rancho La Puerta, a spa just over the border from San Diego in Tecate, Mexico. I won’t mince words: the place is magical. Set on 3,000...

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The Surprise That Made Me Tear Up…

The Surprise That Made Me Tear Up…

Recently, we received a letter from a complete stranger, a man named Phillip, whose return address showed him living a couple of blocks away from our Chicago home. The letter read, in part: "This is...

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Rediscovering Play

Rediscovering Play

Last May, my husband and I made the difficult decision to put our beloved cockapoo Rocky down after nearly 16 years. We took some time to mourn him but our home just did not feel the same without a...

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She Made Me Laugh Out Loud!

She Made Me Laugh Out Loud!

I don't remember how I first came across Australian comedian Celeste Barber, but I remember laughing out loud at her antics. Since 2015, she's been showing up on camera to poke fun at celebrities...

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