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    Microblog Monday #36 Insights from Van Morrison

    “Smell the sea and feel the sky.  Let your soul and spirit soar”.  —Van Morrison. (Grammy Award winner, Northern Irish Singer-Songwriter) One of my favorite quotes, it teases our senses and encourages us to be very present in the moment. It suggests we experience the sounds, the scents, what we see, and how we feel this moment and our space. It reminds us to let our spirit and soul soar. A sunset  is a beautiful moment which reminds us of the beauty of the passing day. A moment to pause and express gratitude. Let your spirit soar.

  • #microblogMonday,  Conversations,  Friendship,  Relationships

    Microblog Monday #35 Let Love be Your Foundation

    “Let love be your foundation. Whether or not there is friendship. Whether or not there is agreement or understanding, let there be love.” –Tamara Levitt. When I allow love to be my foundational principle, my life feels easier. It is easier to forgive, both myself and others. It is easier to be open to life, to  new ideas and differing opinions.  Conversations are richer and deeper when I am listening with a loving ear.  And I am much kinder to myself and with others.

  • #microblogMonday,  Motivation,  Self-Care

    #MicroblogMonday #33 Trick or Treat—How to Get the Important Things Done

    “Trick or Treat: How to get the important things done.” (This is a method I’ve used for a while—I adapted it to a fun Halloween tradition.) We all have those large, overwhelming projects we need to get done. Or daily mundane activities we need to do for our own good. Here are my tricks and treats I use to get big things done and build better habits into my life. 3 TRICKS Break significant projects or tasks down into several small, doable steps. Something you can finish in 30 minutes or less. (Tip: Set a timer.) Pair something challenging or boring with something fun. Daily walks or workouts are much…