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March 2017

Allowing the Tears to Flow

By | 2017-03-13T08:06:22+00:00 March 13th, 2017|blog, Empower Me, Featured, Wellness|

We shed tears when we hear some news that brings relief. We cry when we relate to someone on a very deep level. These tears are equally as important. Our human-ness is not meant to be stifled or buried, but honored, supported and celebrated. By Lisa Meade   Have you ever heard someone [...]

February 2017

Get Over It, Because Only Productive Dialogue Leads to Understanding

By | 2017-02-28T08:03:24+00:00 February 28th, 2017|blog, Empower Me, Featured, My Two Cents., News & Politics|

Did anyone think that he would suddenly veer off the positions in which the political right has grown increasingly entrenched for the last 50 years? I didn’t. By Denele Campbell Tuesday I attended a town hall meeting sponsored by Rep. Steve Womack (Republican) of our 3rd Congressional District (Northwest Arkansas). The room would comfortably [...]

Anxiety: Getting Past the Awkward & Choosing to Engage in Discomfort

By | 2017-02-24T09:24:43+00:00 February 24th, 2017|blog, Empower Me, Family & Parenting, Featured|

“No, not like that. Come on. Shake your arms out and make them loose. Just walk normally. Swing them normally.” I got better at it, but the humiliation of being distractingly self-conscious stayed with me.   By David Jones At one point in my childhood, I'd walk around without swinging my arms. I [...]

The One Thing That Creates Unhappiness, Relationship Problems & Frustration

By | 2017-02-21T21:31:13+00:00 February 21st, 2017|blog, Empower Me, Featured, Relationships|

We do it all day long: we tell ourselves a story about what’s happening in our lives, about other people, about ourselves.   By Leo Babauta   There’s a hidden mechanism that creates unhappiness, difficulty changing habits, relationship problems, frustration, anger and disappointment. Barely anyone is aware of this hidden mechanism, even though [...]

Is Your Cup Overflowing?

By | 2017-02-19T19:18:57+00:00 February 19th, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Empower Me, Featured|

Whether it’s the blankness of a canvas to an artist, the silence between the notes in music, bare dirt for a new garden, the not-knowing openness of a scientist exploring new hypotheses, an unused shelf in a closet or cupboard, or some open time in your schedule, you need space to act effectively, dance [...]