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
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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08/01/2016
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

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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
In one of the most watched TED Talks, Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity. He... read more
11/11/2014
Dan Gilbert, author of "Stumbling on Happiness," challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things... read more
11/11/2014
In a presentation that can only be described as epic, comedian Charles Fleischer delivers a hysterical send-up of a time-honored TED theme: the map. Geometry, numbers, charts and stamp art... read more
11/11/2014
Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to... read more
11/11/2014
Over eleven million people have seen Jill Bolte Taylor's talk about how she got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her... read more
11/11/2014
Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single... read more
11/11/2014
13 billion pounds of paper towels are used by Americans every year. If we could reduce the usage of paper towels to one paper towel per person per day, 571,230,000 pounds of paper could be saved each... read more
11/11/2014
On a recent trip to New York, where he was asked to speak at the United Nations, Mike was inspired by those who were "thinking big" and making a difference in the world. How often do we think small... read more
11/11/2014
While at a picnic over the 4th of July weekend, Mike noticed how many people - himself included - were on their smartphones. How many important moments have you missed because you were on your phone... read more

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