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My Positive Response to Difficulties
by Selina Maitreya – Arlington, MA

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Many of my Facebook friends comment on my continued positive response to the difficulties that I encounter in my life. The people that have known me a long time and know me well, remark on how I’ve changed over the years and continue to stay in a peaceful state regardless of the challenges I face. […]

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The Secret of Personal Magnetism
by Owen Waters – Texas

When people open their hearts to unselfish, unconditional love, a whole new world of possibilities opens. Rather than spending effort avoiding the selfishness of others, they spend time making sure that the way they choose to serve society is done in the best way possible. When people can trust others to treat each other with […]

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A World Full of Paradoxes
by Sarah Samuel – Brighton, UK

Our planet can be a joyful and heartbreaking place all at once. We live in a world of paradoxes, of darkness and light, of pain and joy and of love and hate. Embracing the paradoxes in the world, and in ourselves, is integral to mindfulness. You may not experience any of this first-hand, even if […]

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The Most Important Thing You Forgot
by Jill Mattson – Oil City, PA

woman playing the flute

In the beginning was a song. The song was absolutely beautiful–like invisible colors painting the sky in a translucent and uplifting way. The song sang to itself. All day and all night. Alas, the song got bored after many repeats of its song-beauty, so it experimented with different tunes. At first there were little variations […]

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You Can Prosper Wildly—Without Selling Your Soul
by Alan Cohen – Hawaii

One of the areas begging sorely for our awakening is the arena of business and money. As advanced as we are in commerce, many of us still subscribe to limiting fear-based ideas and attitudes that keep us from thriving. Over many years coaching and training thousands of clients to forge new paths to success in […]

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You Can’t Fight for Your Rights and Hide at the Same Time
by John Gilmore, Executive Director, Autism Action Network

It is time for our community to “come out of the closet.” We can no longer hide behind religious and personal belief exemptions and hope to protect our children, or even ourselves. The global drug industry that produces vaccines is no longer willing to tolerate us. They want to force everyone to use their products, […]

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Unity versus Separation by Owen Waters – Texas

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The eternal theme of human history on Earth has been that of good versus evil. We generally define good behavior as that which is unselfish and supportive. Evil, its opposite, is then defined as behavior which is self-serving at the expense of others. Underlying these opposing definitions is a common principle, that of separation. Long […]

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Your Attitude Can Change the Life of Your Loved One – and Your Own!
by Helene Berger – West Stockbridge, MA

two heads back to back

Shortly after our fiftieth anniversary, my husband, Ady Berger, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. His response when hearing the three fatal words, “you have Alzheimer’s” was, “I don’t want to live anymore.” During the first year after the diagnosis, he followed the typical path: stubbornness, frustration, irritability, rigidity, annoyance (if not anger) and inappropriate behavior. During […]

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Adversity is Your Greatest Ally
by Michael Taylor – Stafford TX

rock climber

At the age of 23 I was living the American Dream. I had the house, the wife, the 2.5 kids the 401K and by society’s standards I was pretty successful. The only thing missing was the white picket fence. Within approximately a 6 year time frame my dream turned into a nightmare as I experienced […]

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Alarming Decline in Millennials’ Health by Arthur Firstenberg – New Mexico

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Millennials—the first generation to grow up using cell phones—are experiencing an unprecedented decline in their health when they reach their late 20s. On April 24, 2019, the American health insurance association Blue Cross Blue Shield released a report titled “The Health of Millennials.” It showed not only that the health of this generation takes a […]

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