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Letting Go...

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It has been a while! I have thought of many subjects on which to comment these past few weeks. One common theme I have come across has been the idea of "letting go"...

I believe that sometimes letting go of the old narratives and life suffering can be difficult...for many reasons. But, I would like to propose one good reason for letting go... and that is 'because it facilitates our ability to move forward'! Getting stuck in the negative narrative can keep us from authentic happiness and can create an armor of fear. I have found that the media has the tendency to reinforce this notion by presenting lots of negative news with countless spins revolving around the same story. Exasperating!

It is true that bad things happen and for some reason they tend to stick harder to the psyche than the good things that happen. Some events can shake anyone at their very core... the loss of a loved one or a crippling diagnosis. These are difficult indeed. I do not propose to pour pi…

Finding Center

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Hello,
Today is an interesting day.. much going on nationally.  A good day for those without healthcare who now have access. But on the other hand,  a bad day for the those who are employed by the government and have been asked to go home because the government was shut down or those new parents whose WIC assistance was suspended. This is important to consider.  
 It seems that personal or ideological agendas are overriding the importance of remaining centered and pragmatic.  I have found that looking beyond the personal toward the collective good has somehow been forgotten. Unless there is the willingness to engage and communicate in an effective way, differences will only polarize people more. 
This is relevant in all relationships in our lives... work, family, and community.  My thought is that a sign of a good leader, parent, spouse is the ability to remain centered. Only when we are well centered can we evaluate any given situation and act accordingly for the collective good ...…