Today’s Gem: Does Your “Busy, Busy, Busy” Burn or Build?

Yesterday I was walking down the hallway of my building with my work bag packed, ear buds in listening to my favorite podcast, and my dog in tow. A neighbor on my floor who I don't know well (but would love to) passed by on her way to the elevator. She commented with a smile,"Here...
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Today’s Gem: Is This A Crisis Or An Awakening?

The words that come out of our mouths or the ones lingering in our heads have immense power over our experiences. It's interesting how subtle shifts in thinking can turn moments into opportunities for a panic attack... or doorways into new possibilities.

Think about a certain challenge, roadblock, or crisis you've dealt with in...

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Today’s Gem: Plug Into Your Inner Technology

Pay attention today to the role technology plays in every facet of our lives. From the moment we wake up it's around us. Our alarm clocks, smartphones, computers, car GPS, social media, texting, and so on. It's commonplace to see a couple at dinner in silence while on their phones, kids, and adult filling...

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Today’s Gem: Whose Mess Are You Picking Up?

How often do we overextend ourselves and try to "make things right" for everyone to the detriment of our own peace of mind, happiness, and sometimes safety? Yesterday my dog Birdie and I were on our morning walk going over our gratitude lists when we came across three large chunks of clear glass on the city...
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