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  • November 22, 2016

    What Are You Grateful For? Name One Thing

    What Are You Grateful For? Name One Thing

    Every year at this time, I write a post on gratitude. I could just keep repeating the same post: What are you grateful for--family, friends, work, pets, quality of life, peace of mind? If you look around, there's probably at least one thing you can be thankful for. And once you name that one thing, another will probably spring to mind, and then another. And pretty soon you're feeling pretty good.

    Today, I'm grateful my mother is a happy, healthy and active 91-year-old. I'm thankful my family and I worked together to support her recent transition to a wonderful supportive living facility in Illinois. I feel healthy, have a roof over my head, am married to a man I love, enjoy my work, and have a mind that can think and write and be present to this ki moment....

  • June 7, 2016

    Single Most Important Thing To Manage Stress

    Single Most Important Thing To Manage Stress


    "The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another."
    --William James, American psychologist


    A good friend sent me a great YouTube link recently -- a visual lecture titled: The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do To Manage Stress, by Dr. Mike Evans.

    Any guesses as to what the single most important thing might be?

  • June 1, 2009

    Ki Moments June 2009

    Why do we spend so much time in the past or the future? What is wrong with this moment?