Monthly Archives: December 2011

Get Creative!

When you’re faced with a tough problem, get creative. When you’re confronted with a difficult challenge, that’s your chance to take a creative approach. Don’t get your thoughts bogged down in the difficulty of the situation. Instead, get enthusiastic about … Continue reading

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Compassion

Dalai Lama The first beneficiary of compassion is always oneself. When compassion, or warmheartedness, arises in us and our focus shifts away from our own narrow self-interest, it is as if we open an inner door. It reduces fear, boosts … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry be happy

I’m a big advocate of just getting as happy as I can — which takes care of everything. Even if I don’t have reason to be happy— I make something up. Fantasize it. I make a decision that I’m going … Continue reading

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Art

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better. – Andre Gide

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Let yourself

Let yourself be. Let yourself enjoy. Let yourself see and participate, know and feel, listen and understand. Let yourself live the brilliant richness that shines through even the smallest details of this very time and place. Let go of the … Continue reading

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Value in doing

Value in the doing +++++++++++++++++++ The reward is rewarding because you have earned it. It is the work that goes into the planting and cultivation that makes the harvest worth celebrating. Your effort is what makes your opportunities come to … Continue reading

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See the beauty

See the beauty +++++++++++++++++++ Look, really look, at how beautiful this day is. Let go of the worries and anxieties and judgments, and see the beauty. Step back from the confusion, and see the beauty. Rise above the petty conflicts, … Continue reading

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