Grounded in Hope


Free use from Pixabay Each year at this time, I look forward to the tulips 🌷 blossoming in my front yard, the geese returning, and seeing the children playing outside, their winter jackets all tossed in a heap on the last pile of melting snow. The spring season represents opening, rejuvenation, and renewal. The promise of spring shows us that after…

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Self-Worth Lessons From “The Breakfast Club”

smiling woman looking in the mirror

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio: Combative, comparative, and conditional types of self-worth are temporary and ego-based whereas constitutional self-worth isn’t dependent on any outside situation or person. You already know that a healthy sense of self-worth is essential for overall well-being. But do you know the origin of your self-worth? Can your self-esteem survive any number…

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How Ayurveda Can Help You Find (and Keep) Your Best Relationships

woman lying on her partner

  Photo by Anastasia Shuraeva from Pexels Is your relationship too fiery? Is there too much “go with the flow” and not enough stability? Does one partner constantly have their head in the clouds, forgetting important events, while the other rigidly adheres to calendars and schedules? If so, you may have a relationship in need…

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How Mindfulness Keeps the Surprise Alive


  Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels The element of surprise A friend of mine who lives about 20 miles away recently told me about a great vegan restaurant near me where we could meet for lunch. I hadn’t heard of it, so I asked her for the location, and, as she described the landmarks,…

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