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Need a Hug?

Need a Hug?

“Smile, breathe, and go slowly.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh My alarm was set for 30 minutes before my check-in time, and I sat with the browser page open so I wouldn’t be late. While I waited, I started reading a book. It was really interesting. It was so interesting that when I checked to see how […]

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To Put Aside those Thoughts

“The soul becomes dyed with the colour of its thoughts.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations   The lights go off and the thoughts come on. Where moments earlier the body was tired and the eyes were heavy, there is suddenly new life and sometimes anxiety in the form of unwelcome thoughts.  What is it that keeps […]

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When Life is Out of Control

“Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.” ― Kahlil Gibran The people standing beside me were crowding in, as if they might smother me, it seemed.  My heart was pounding, my skin was tingly, my head felt dizzy, and I thought I might just die right […]

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