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Gratitude

Gratitude It may seem a little cliché this time of year but maybe the season will give that extra push to really give gratitude a try.  I know I’m never disappointed when I make a point to focus on gratitude. … Continue reading

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No Good or Bad and Everything is a Choice

No Good or Bad and Everything is a Choice I have found it so helpful to not judge things that are happening around me as good or bad.  It helps me stay open and present in the moment. The story … Continue reading

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Non-Judgment

Non-Judgment One of the most transformational ideas I have embraced is the idea of withholding judgment.  I, of course, make judgments all the time related to what’s best for *me* but that’s where it stops, with me.  What was transformational … Continue reading

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Assuming Positive Intent

Assuming Positive Intent   Assuming positive intent is one of my first go-to tools after I’ve breathed through the “90 seconds”.  The decision to assume positive intent lays the foundation for making sure that everyone feels safe and heard.  It also … Continue reading

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“90 Second Rule”

Over the next couple of months, I want to share my favorite tools/ideas/concepts, the things that have helped me the most over the years.  These ideas have helped me be the parent, partner, friend and person that I want to … Continue reading

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Creating a Climate for Consensual Living

Creating a Climate for Consensual Living By Anna M. Brown Consensual living is a process, a philosophy, a mindset by which we seek to live in harmony with our families and community. It involves finding mutually agreed upon solutions, where … Continue reading

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Choices, “Have to” and the Stories We Tell

Choices, “Have to” and the Stories We Tell by Anna M. Brown Life is filled with choices, from the mundane to the epic. For the most part it’s an invisible process. We make decisions on the fly through out the … Continue reading

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