TAKE A NATURE BREAK

May you walk in peace and may the light of love shine in and through you, now and forever THINKING ABOUT WHAT MATTERS Spend one day a week without traveling; turning on the tv, radio,  or computer.  Doing so practices kindness for our planet.  Minimally, drive less, buy nothing, keep the media turned off, and …

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SIX TIPS FOR DEALING WITH TOXIC PEOPLE

Oprah and many other people tell you to deal with toxic people by abandoning them. Even family members and once-upon-a-time friends. Not a good idea for two reasons. One: The feelings created in you by toxic encounters, belong to you and are your responsibility to deal with. I doubt you would be upset if I called you …

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SIX TIPS FOR KEEPING PREJUDICE FROM RULING YOU

  Prejudice starts in pain or fear. Pain is personal and leads to fear. As one theorist claims, all negative feelings are pain or fear of pain. A useful thought. However, not all fears come from personal experiences, Prejudices, in particular, are passed down from one generation to another.  As the Roger and Hammerstein noted …

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WHEN SOMEONE HAS DIED

A comforting thought, at least it helps me. What follows is a much longer read about dealing with death, People respond to the death in many different ways.   Much of what is felt varies  depending on many things including: The relationship to the person who died Whether the death was expected or not expected Whether the …

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