Poem about what matters.

In honor of Seamus Heaney – his most quoted lines. stay strong Remember what matters most is The Mission and that means trying to make the world a bit kinder for all you meet; seeking peace any way you can. Katherine Links to other articles. Seamus Heaney Dead at 74.  (www.nytimes.com) Seamus Heaney Quotes (www.goodreads.com) Seamus Heaney reads …

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LAUGH Build your emotional fitness.

Daily Word Press Post Prompt: Do you consider yourself a funny person?  No. I steal other people’s jokes as I did for  this Parents Are People Too Blog Post. Thank you Doug Savage for letting me  steal yours.  emotional fitness tip “Laugh and Play” is one of my 12 Daily Easy Emotional Fitness Exercises. Humor helped …

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CALMING QUOTE

Continuing the week of creating calm with a quote. The Native Americans have always been attuned to nature’s way and learned many lessons.  I have learned  a few also: calm comes after the storm, winter is followed by spring, summer by fall, fall by winter.  Seek the sun; let the moon light your path to sleep; …

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CALM YOURSELF

First, a Staying Strong Poster Coach, then a few emotional fitness tips. EMOTIONAL FITNESS tipS Tip one: Self talk revs us up or calms us down.  Emotional Fitness Training (EFT) suggests practicing sloganeering to stop negative self-talk. Tip two: For some more advice check out EFT’s  previous post. Tip three: My book: Self-soothing – Create Calm …

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