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Life & Love Lessons

Marlenea La Shomb

In relationships, the person you are with is like a mirror for your growth. If you start out needy, that is what you will attract into your life. Start by changing your thoughts, and you will attract a different kind of person to be with. Here are some points that I offered my dating-age girls in terms of attraction: Physical, Emotional, Mental, and Spiritual.


Intra-Personal Gratitude
Loving Organs, Systems, Cells

Arnie Shapiro, M.D.

All twelve of our bodily systems operate autonomously—but only our respiratory system is amenable to our volitional control. We are able to set a pattern to our breaths and influence our autonomic responses. Yogic breathing (deep, slow, smooth and rhythmic), induces the Relaxation Response. And Gratitude can evoke peace and joy—and is pro-wellness.


Everyone Needs Significance
Take Me Seriously. I Matter!

Janet Little

“Everyone needs significance,” a client said to me last week. Not showing respect—not having appreciation for another’s journey—manifests as waiting for the chance to speak instead of really listening to another’s words. Or bursting in late and noisily to a meeting. Or reading only the first part of an email, missing important later details.


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