Inspiration, Letting Go, Faith – The BridgeMaker - Part 14

zen teachings Zen for Everyone

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Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity. – Thich Nhat Hanh Zen is simple: Zen is to live in the present moment; in the here and now. Zen grew from Buddhism, but it isn’t a religion.…

respecting the thin veneer 7 Days of Inspiration Challenge (#7DI)

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Change your thoughts and you change your world. – Norman Vincent Peale The world isn’t always an easy place to live. Financial hardship, terrorism, and abuse of power hang over our world like a thick blanket blocking the light, smothering our spirit and then making us anxious and afraid.…

stress less 10 Ways to Stress Less

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The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. – William James After spending a wonderful Christmas with my family and then enjoying a week-long vacation with Mary Beth in Florida, it’s time to get back to the grind.…

relationship with yourself 5 Practices for a Healthy Relationship with Yourself

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The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself. – Steve Maraboli Our relationship with ourselves influences every aspect of our lives—but it took me a long time to recognize this. Having spent years trying to fix things on the outside, trying harder at work, focusing on my relationships with other people, and living as busy and productive a life as possible, the penny finally dropped.…

self-compassion Compassion or Pity

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If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. – Dalai Lama I was recently asked if self-compassion played a role in getting past the mistakes I’ve made in my life. First, let’s clarify compassion or pity.…