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Treasure in the Mailbox

I truly hope the U.S. Postal Service never goes out of business.  I’ve always looked forward to picking up the mail with anticipation that I’ll receive something special in my mailbox.  Most days it’s just “junk” mail, but, sometimes, I get the best gift of all – a hand-written letter. A dear friend of mine… Continue reading Treasure in the Mailbox

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Breathe. Relax. Unwind.

Breathe.  Relax.  Unwind.  These are important words to me. BREATHE: Whenever I see or hear this word, it causes me to inhale and exhale with intention.  Breath is the essence of our physical health.  Fresh oxygen is carried throughout our bodies with our breath.  Life stress causes us to hold our breath or to breathe… Continue reading Breathe. Relax. Unwind.

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Massage Benefits the Nervous System

Check out this great blog post from Tonya Sapiel!  We don’t often consider our nervous system as benefitting from massage, rather we go to reduce muscular pain and stress.  But,the nervous system needs to relax in order to maximize muscular restoration.”The most important effect, and probably one of the most common reason people get a… Continue reading Massage Benefits the Nervous System

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Give to Receive

“As you feed the world, the world feeds you.” – Marc David Is there something you’ve been meaning to get out there and do?  A skill you want to teach?  A class you want to take?  An organization with which you want to volunteer? I encourage you today – get out there and do it. … Continue reading Give to Receive

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Being Open

For someone who can be a bit obsessive about controlling a situation (I call it enjoyable meticulous planning) social media can be intimidating.  It’s putting yourself out there, on the interwebs, for anyone to see/critique/judge.  (They say, “Only put on the internet what you wouldn’t mind having on a billboard.) I’ve only ever kept a… Continue reading Being Open