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How to Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

How to Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

“I hate this one,” I thought during yogi toe crunch pose.  Even that name sounds miserable! “You’re probably getting pretty uncomfortable,” my yoga instructor said. You don’t say. “Breathe,” she said.  “Just breathe.  In yoga, we learn to get comfortable being...

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Allow Yourself to Grieve

Allow Yourself to Grieve

A few years ago, my step dad was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.  Needless to say, this is not what any of us imagined life would like.  I never would've guessed that at the age of 30, I'd have a parent with dementia. Loving someone who has dementia is...

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Please Stop Dehumanizing People

Please Stop Dehumanizing People

On April 11th, 2021, ex-police officer Kim Potter fatally shot a 20 year old black man named Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, MN.  Body cam footage shows her yelling “taser” multiple times before she shot Wright. She is later heard swearing when...

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What The Weirdest Year Ever Taught Me

What The Weirdest Year Ever Taught Me

I think we can all agree that 2020 has been pretty much the weirdest year ever.  We’ve all been impacted by the global pandemic, political divisiveness, and social unrest.  On top of that, we’re all dealing with personal challenges as well. For me, 2020 brought some...

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How to Love Difficult People

How to Love Difficult People

Luke 6:32 says “If you love only those who love you, why should you get credit for that? Even sinners love those who love them.” For most of us, it’s easy to be loving and kind when people are kind to us.  Loving difficult people, on the other hand, is much more...

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When Life Feels Unfair, Read This

When Life Feels Unfair, Read This

I recently listened to an episode of Cultivate a Good Life (an amazing podcast, by the way!) called Show Up!  The guest, Natalie Norton, was sharing her story…and it was heartbreaking. Her beloved brother passed away and shortly afterward, she lost her infant son to...

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