Category Archives: Letting Go

Add A Little Hygge To Your Life to Slow Down and Create Joy!

“Hygge was never meant to be translated. It was meant to be felt.” ~ToveMaren Stakkestad I was at a farmer’s market recently and came across a little booth selling Hygge items! I was intrigued as I’d been hearing about Hygge … Continue reading

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21 Ways To Save Yourself From Anger

Kids change your life. We all know that! Before I had kids I imagined all the ways. Was I ever surprised that I often found myself getting angry! I thought of myself as a very calm person. I was never … Continue reading

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Give The Best Gift This Holiday Season… Unconditional Love

“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled … Continue reading

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21 Ways To Let Go of Anger

Kids change your life. We all know that! Before I had kids I imagined all the ways. Was I ever surprised that I often found myself getting angry! I thought of myself as a very calm person. I was never … Continue reading

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Reasonable Expectations Verses No Expectations…What Do You Think?

Reasonable expectations verses no expectations…What do you think? Last week I posted a message about green tomatoes and expectations. You have certain expectations for life that life doesn’t always respond to. Like waiting for my green tomatoes to turn red. … Continue reading

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What I Expected Was Not What I Got: Letting Go of Judgment and Green Tomatoes

I’m hoping that the last bit of warm weather will completely redden my green tomatoes. But I have become a great fan of green tomatoes since I first wrote this post 2 years ago. As I looked at all the … Continue reading

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“If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh I discovered Thich Nhat … Continue reading

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The Priceless Gift To Give Your Family and Friends

There’s a beautiful gift you can give your family and friends. And, you don’t have to wait for Valentine’s Day or a birthday to give it. You don’t have to pay for it either. It doesn’t need a ribbon or … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Satori Everyday

“Early morning, the orange sun is slowly rising, shining forth in empty luminous clarity. The mind and the sky are one, the sun is rising in the vast space of primordial awareness..[this is] satori or [an] awakening where all of … Continue reading

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Ok, You’ve Told Me Not To Worry…Now Tell Me How!

The other day a friend said to me, “Ok, you’ve told me to stop worrying…now tell me how to do it.” I’ve pondered it over the last two weeks and thought about the times worry really entered my life. I’m … Continue reading

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