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
Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you'll live -- and that a simple smile has a measurable... read more
11/11/2014
When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that... read more
11/11/2014
You don't need to plan an exotic trip to find creative inspiration. Just look up, says Gavin Pretor-Pinney, founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society. As he shares charming photos of nature's finest... read more
11/11/2014
Jinha Lee: Reach Into The Computer And Grab A Pixel The border between our physical world and the digital information surrounding us has been getting thinner and thinner. Designer and engineer Jinha... read more
11/11/2014
Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in New York in January 2009. What went through his mind as the doomed plane went down? At TED, he tells... read more
11/11/2014
After a visit to a plastic-filled waste transfer station last year, students Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao learned that much of the plastic in trash may not degrade for 5,000 years. Synthesized into... read more
11/11/2014
From saving the whales of the Antarctic to studying the salmon of Alaska, Casson Trenor has worked to support stewardship of our marine resources across the globe. In hundreds of conversations with... read more
11/11/2014
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t... read more
11/11/2014
In Rajasthan, India, an extraordinary school teaches rural women and men -- many of them illiterate -- to become solar engineers, artisans, dentists and doctors in their own villages. It's... read more

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