08/09/2016
In spite of any and everything going on around you, you can find inner peace by embracing this word of the day: JOY. Sashay Shantay!
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08/08/2016
“Poor leaders drop the torch making it difficult if not impossible to pick up again. Mediocre leaders pass a dimly lit torch. Outstanding leaders pass the torch with fire blazing.”... read more
08/08/2016
Infinity and Betsy bring sage wisdom to your everyday life and practice, like today's mantra suggesting you find your inner female and embrace her...though you needn't be literal.
08/05/2016
Betsy reviews a book called TINY BUDDHA that doesn't have pictures. It's okay to be illiterate.
08/04/2016
Today's mantra from almost-life-coach Infinity and her neighbor/client Betsy is: Don't Make Waves. Make Flatness. It's not a breast thing.  
08/03/2016
Let the joy radiate from you...like Chernobyl...wait...what? Infinity and Betsy bring you a daily dose of inspiration and deep insights to ponder.
08/02/2016
Perhaps it is about letting go...releasing tension...nobody can be sure what Betsy is thinking. There is no better way to start your day. We hope you enjoy this profound and thought provoking... read more
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08/01/2016
When faced with the necessity for change, moving forward requires both energy and a deep rootedness as you make the necessary adjustments to hold your balance. It is not easy to move forward when... read more
08/01/2016
Today it's Betsy's turn to present the meaningful mantra, and we focus on the symbolism provided by a mere hacky sack. And Betsy is still trying to pursue a career as a rapper. Sigh.

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08/04/2013
“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, Joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” ~ Buddha What is “Bliss”? What would it mean to live in a state... read more
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08/02/2013
Reprinted with permission from Mike-Robbins.com I was recently talking to my counselor Eleanor, asking her for some guidance on both an important meeting I had coming up and on the approach I... read more
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07/28/2013
As it is already July and more than halfway through the year as well as being Social Wellness month, I decided to look back and assess my New Year's resolution which I created for myself at the... read more
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07/21/2013
Since the birth of my son, I’ve learned a lot about sleep or the lack of it. I was warned about sleep deprivation with a newborn but I hadn't counted on colic, croup, colds, ear infections and... read more
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07/14/2013
The skill of listening is one of the keys to wellness: personal wellness as well as social wellness…and yes, even bliss. The type of listening to which I am referring is a quality of listening... read more
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07/07/2013
At her Harvard commencement speech, "Harry Potter" author JK Rowling offers some powerful, heartening advice to dreamers and overachievers, including one hard-won lesson that she deems "worth more... read more
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06/30/2013
Children’s future happiness is not tied to how well they behave or whether they will be able to hold a job. It is tied to their ability to create with their minds and their hands. Saoirse... read more
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06/23/2013
© Detail from Original Painting, "Creativity", by Laura Basha “Like a great starving beast My body is quivering Fixed On the scent Of Light." ~ Hafiz Would you like ongoing grace... read more
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06/16/2013
I find hope in the fact that for all our wondrous differences, at the core we humans all want most of the same things. Fortunately, what we want aligns with where we need to go. This is the... read more

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11/11/2014
Instead of complaining about old people, or criticizing them for not "acting their age," just remember that one day, if you're lucky, you'll be old, too. It's time to change the way that we, as a... read more
11/11/2014
Shift your focus to exactly what you want, instead of focusing on what's not working or what you don't like about your life. 
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11/11/2014
Not making the commitment is just a lazy way to get yourself off the hook. What if instead of "trying" we simply "did?"
11/11/2014
Daily gratitude exercises give you higher alertness, more enthusiasm and more energy. Kids who do gratitude thinking have more positive attitudes towards school and family. 
11/11/2014
By telling ourselves that something is "too hard," we make it too hard. Cheryl touches on the importance of the words we use with others and with ourselves.
11/11/2014
Studies show that genetically identical cells from same stem cell source turn out differently because of their environment. Who you hang out with determines what you dream about and think about.... read more
11/11/2014
Banafsheh Akhlaghi is a pioneering civil and human rights attorney, educator and social entrepreneur. She has learned through her work how decisions we make globally affect us locally. For... read more
11/11/2014
When game designer Jane McGonigal found herself bedridden and suicidal following a severe concussion, she had a fascinating idea for how to get better. She dove into the scientific research and... read more
11/11/2014
Is there something you've always meant to do, wanted to do, but just ... haven't? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and... read more

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