Tag Archives: Personal growth

“Bricolage….” … learning how to create…and re-create….a meaningful life….

 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ A few years ago, I had no idea that the work I did…teaching school….or any job… any career … contributed so “automatically” to a such a deep and varied sense of  “a deeply meaningful life”…in … Continue reading

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Choose…plug in…connect to…. the “energy” of so many positive qualities

~ Choosing….plugging into…connecting to… the positive energies of a vast assortment of “Positive Qualities” ~ ~ There are SO many wonderful positive qualities that we can aspire to using and living in our everyday lives… There is so much positive … Continue reading

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Making an abundance of….. “Cheerful Choices…..”

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Nurturing courage: “It’s good to stand on my own 2 feet…”

~ nurturing  “courage” figuring out unfamiliar situations, going  new places, taking chances on trying new activities ~ ~ And for my pockets? “pocket cards” “Pocket Perspectives” encouragement….reassurance….nurturing independence ~ More images and  related ideas: to be independent, I might need … Continue reading

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Sounds interesting! BlogHer Conference San Jose, CA July 24, 25, 26

I just received a WordPress email notice about the “BlogHer 14” Conference, being held July 24, 25 and 26, 2014, in San Jose, California. (San Francisco Bay Area)

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Mindfulness: Choosing how we talk…

~ The page above  includes some criteria  that my family  and I try to  use when we are talking with each other. They’re called “wise” or “ethical” speech… ideas that are from the Buddhist tradition…and they’ve been so helpful in … Continue reading

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The “Future”….creating “fields of positive potential” in our lives

~ ~ I created all of the following pages because I’m confused…I really am quite confused. And since there may be others out there with similar “confusion,” I’m going to share a few ideas, as I work my way through … Continue reading

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