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20 Postcards From Hawaii

Sometimes words cannot quite capture the beauty of a place, the magic of moments, and the affinity one has towards a person’s hometown. For me, Hawaii is one of those places and our recent trip to the islands was an unforgettable one. So without further ado, I present 20 postcards from Hawaii: Spectacular Sunrises   Stunning […]

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The Simple Life: How Intentionally Living With Less Is More

Living a simple life isn’t easy. In fact, it’s extremely difficult because we live in a consumer culture that encourages endless buying, splurging, and collecting. Separating our needs from our wants becomes increasingly difficult in a society constantly encouraging us to increase, super-size, and upgrade everything. So we end up spending all of our time, […]

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7 Steps to True Forgiveness

“I forgive you” are three of the hardest words you can ever give to someone else. Forgiveness is extremely difficult, but it can be the greatest gift if you are willing to give it. Why is forgiveness so difficult? Forgiveness is a heavy burden. You have experienced pain and hurt that doesn’t feel fair. You […]

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How to Be a More Mindful Parent

We all want our children to be happy. And we all want to be good parents in the process of raising our children. But parenting is downright stressful and almost unbearable at times. When our children don’t follow directions, live up to our standards, or pay attention, we get angry, irritated, and annoyed. And because […]

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How to Stop Worrying

Worrying doesn’t have any benefits associated with it. You become anxious, nervous, fearful, jealous, and even shameful. You lose sleep over your worries, your health deteriorates, and you try to comfort yourself with anything that might offer an escape, such as food, alcohol, drugs, TV, etc. Your relationships suffer because you become easily irritable and […]

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The Art of Doing Nothing

Doing nothing calms the soul. Doing nothing creates peace. Doing nothing helps create meaningful action. Doing nothing lets you start your something. Doing nothing isn’t easy. We all want to be productive and get stuff done, so we consume ourselves with being busy. Meetings, emails, phone calls, text messages, instant messaging, commuting, and multitasking have […]

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