Be Gentle

Living a mindful life starts with being aware of your own self-care needs, but it also includes being aware of the needs of others and your environment. Life is an exchange of energy, and there is a depletion of gentleness to others and to the earth these days. Though mindful living starts with giving gentleness to yourself, don't let it end there.

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Carol Missel
Turning Darkness into the Gift of Light

Being hurt by someone you love is a deep kind of pain. It can send us in a tailspin of rage, despair, confusion, self-loathing and a multitude of other conflicting emotions.

The holidays, and darker winter months, can make this inner pain more acute sometimes. There’s the shorter days of sunlight that remind us can make us feel like most of life is lived in the dark and …

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