Category Archives for Living With Intention

Be here now – A Word About Mindfulness

Staying present. Mindfulness. Living consciously. Whatever you call the concept, here’s what I’m going to tell you about it… ​First, defines mindfulness as, “The state or quality of being mindful or aware of something.” It’s hard as heck to do. Especially so for a worry-prone control freak who wants always to be prepared and […]

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Stop being a doormat

It’s no coincidence that a large percentage of those with chronic illness – or cancer have a history of being people-pleasing doormats. These are the cases you hear about where you are scratching your head in wonder over how it happened to them, of all people. They are healthy and strong. In fact, they are […]

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Stop carrying other people’s baggage

We all have baggage, it’s part of life and no one is immune. The difference is how heavy our baggage becomes and how we manage it. Personal responsibility involves carrying your own baggage because after all, you’re the one who packed that baby up through the decisions you’ve made in your life. Feeling like your […]

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Life Balance

The concept of life balance is one that is often misunderstood. When you look at it as it’s usually presented, it can certainly make you feel inadequate or doomed to be a failure for all the days of your life. Most commonly you’ll see this neat, tidy little pie chart with the sections equally sliced […]

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