Month: November 2023

“I want to think again of dangerous and noble things. I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to be improbable, beautiful and afraid of nothing, as though I had wings.” ~Mary Oliver  I was a beautiful, wild, and exhilarating kid. I marched to the beat of my unicorn drum and, to the confusion
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Stepping into a gym for the first time as a fitness novice can be a pretty intimidating experience. For some, it’s even downright terrifying. The gym can feel like a toxic environment for those just starting their fitness journey. For lots of people, it’s easy to feel like they don’t fit in. In fact, there’s
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“It is often those moments you feel least connected that you are actually making your greatest progress. The chaos around you is an invitation to pause, reflect, and grow. You are more than equipped to deal with this. If you weren’t, you wouldn’t be here.” ~Benjamin P Hardy It’s 1 a.m., and the silence is
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James Anderson is a father, a plumber, and to many in the United Kingdom, a “godsend.” In 2017, Anderson closed his private business and devoted himself entirely to helping disabled and elderly people with their plumbing issues — for free (with that said, here are some kindness quotes). Why a Plumber Didn’t Charge an Elderly
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TRIGGER WARNING: This post references sexual assault and may be triggering to some people. “Spirit carved by NatureHere I am.Slowly ascendingtoward my own profundity.”~Elicura Chihuailaf That exhaustion you feel when your body is fighting something, the feeling of being completely drained to the point where you can barely move your body…. that’s how I felt
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In the heart of Fort Smith, Arkansas, a chance encounter at Target turned a routine shopping trip into a poignant moment of connection and compassion. Colby and Alyssa Hacker, accompanied by their friendly 18-month-old son, Owen, were perusing the toy aisle when Owen, in his innocent exuberance, couldn’t resist greeting everyone with his cheerful “hi”
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The couple that eats chocolate together, stays together. At least, that seems to be true for retired Air Force veteran Mike Cain (93) and his long-time girlfriend Doris Jerman (94). Every night, the couple partakes in a “sweet” ritual and shares a Hershey’s chocolate bar. It’s something they’ve done for more than 20 years, ever
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On this episode, we chat about the professional accountability groups we’re in, and why they’re helpful. Topics covered include: A brief chat about Chris’s recent meditation retreat; What an accountability group is; The purpose of forming an accountability group; The structure of our groups and meetings; How often we meet; The sweet spot for how
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