My Kitten Rescuers, Zip & Zac

“Come with me, I want you to see something,” implored my husband, Robert. “What is it?” I asked with irritation. It had been a stressful day caring for my 14 year old Yorkshire Terrier Merlin, whose health was rapidly failing. “Just come with me, he repeated. It was a warm spring evening when Robert gingerly opened the...

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Why We Need Wisdom Now

Living near Silicon Valley is an interesting experience. People from around the world come to add their piece of brilliance to this Mecca of technology that influences our life. It’s a cool thing to be right at the hub of all that’s new and popping. But something is missing; at least for me, it’s an active source of...

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Be Who You Are, From Service Dog to Surfice Dog

Sooner or later understanding who we are not becomes equally important to who we are. Who are you? What have you learned about who you truly are? Who are you not? What have you or can you let go of believing about or expecting from yourself?

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Rest is Productive, Play is Restorative

“Here’s Something New To Feel Good About Today!” “The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.” Sydney J. Harris Do you ever find yourself in a crazy busy mode where you feel exhausted but just don’t make the time to stop and relax? Learn to take some time for yourself when you...

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Be Grateful, Be Happy

Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today! “I wonder if gratefulness is the bridge from sorrow to joy, spanning the chasm of our anxious striving. Freed from the burden of unbridled desires, we can enjoy what we have, celebrate what we’ve attained, and appreciate the familiar. For if we can’t be happy now,...

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Live Your Dream

Here’s Something New to Feel Good About Today! Here is the Divine Dichotomy… The way to ‘get there’ is to ‘be there’. Just be where you choose to get!’  It’s that simple.  ~ Neale Donald Walsch from ‘Conversations With God, Book 3′ ~ What’s your dream? If you don’t have one,...

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Ten Tips to Boost Your Self-Esteem

Here’s Something New To Feel Good About Today! Are you satisfied with your life? The truth is you’re getting exactly what you feel you deserve. The good news is by drinking in positive daily practices you can boost your self-esteem. When you take better care of yourself, you take consistent actions that attract a life of far...

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Hugging Power, Give a Hug, Get a Hug

Here’s Something New to Feel Good About Today! Hug someone today!  Never underestimate the value of a hug, it’s really important to hug someone every day. When I do I always feel better and so does the hugee. Besides the warmth I get from the hug itself, I love making someone else feel good. Forget those phony perfunctory...

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Happiness Is A Contagious State of Mind

“We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” Frederick Keonig Do you ever think about the difference you make for someone else, simply by being present, attentive and kind? As you go about your day, stop for a moment to acknowledge whomever you meet. Your smile or gentle words could be just what they need to make their day.

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Take A Leap of Faith

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today… I’ve learned to take more and bigger risks, because really what do I have to lose? Looking back I’ve never regretted any of my steps forward; my baby steps, my bold steps or my giant leaps of faith have all proved worthwhile down the road. Today I wonder why I hesitated or waited...

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