Go With The Flow

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“Go with the flow.

Using the “go with the flow” approach to life is great if we keep our eyes open and our thoughts on the events going on around us. How are you going with the flow? Are you simply letting the days pass by or are you watching for the wonder of it all?

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Is Thinking About Time Stressing You?

“Stop longing. You poison today’s ease, reaching always for tomorrow.” — Robin Hobb

Do you know what day it is? Is it Tuesday? Saturday? Or is it just another day when the sun rose early this morning and will set later this evening? Do you know that keeping track of the days can create stress in your life?

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Your Greatest Treasures – Lao Tzu

“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” — Lao Tzu

With our high tech, fast paced, multiple choice world in which we live, having patience and trying to live a simple life often feels like only a dreamers possibility. Here are ways to simplify your life and free up some time for reflection and thought.

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Flowers Are Medicine To The Soul

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“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful: they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.”  — Luther Burbank

“Stop and smell the roses” is a cliché that we hear a lot. If you remember this saying when you look at what is flowering in your part of the world, perhaps you will also remember Mr. Burbank’s words and recognize in yourself that you really do feel better and happier in that moment.

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The Only Time We Have Is Now

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“I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.” — Golda Meir 

When you think about it, the only time we have is now. This man-made thing, this concept called time directs us when to rise, work, eat and sleep.  We plan “things” around time.

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Never Think Of The Future

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“I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.” — Albert Einstein

Are you thinking too much about next week, next month, next year?
Do you catch yourself saying “If this happens, I’ll have that’ or “When I get to that age, I’ll go there”?
Are you missing today’s beautiful sunset because you can’t wait until tomorrow’s sunrise?

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The Best Day Of The Year

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Many of us start and finish each day by doing habitual things. We have routines that we follow to begin our days and habits that we do at bedtime.  It is easy to do both. So easy that we forget to think about how important it is to be fully aware of our thoughts as we begin and end each day.

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