Tag Archives: nature

More Love

“What the world needs now is love, sweet love, no not just for some but for everyone.” –Burt Bacharach and Hal David, songwriters The above qoute was a song popularized by Jackie Deshannon in 1965. Let this be the year … Continue reading

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Returning to Peace

I woke up to the earsplitting sounds of tree trimmers high in the palm trees cutting dead fronds, coupled with the roar of a tree chipping machine. I could have been highly irritated. The noise of the tree chipping machine was … Continue reading

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Feeling Confident and Capable

Today I woke up thinking about confidence and empowerment.  As I lie in bed in the darkness, I remember that I am one with this life I am living. This beautiful life which includes soaring birds, and red sunsets, and … Continue reading

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Travel and Happiness

Travel can be so beautiful. It expands our horizons. It gives us new ideas about what life can be, especially when we go to a place rated by the Reader’s Digest, Thrive and Oprah as among the happiest places on … Continue reading

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Experience the Creativity in You

“[Smart] is an elusive concept. There’s a certain sharpness, an ability to absorb new facts. To ask an insightful question. To relate to domains that may not seem connected at first. A certain creativity that allows people to be effective.” … Continue reading

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Feeling Happy in a Japanese Garden

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around. – Henry David Thoreau I love anticipating the beautiful Japanese gardens at Cal State Long Beach. I can see the cherry blossom trees almost ready to bloom.  I can see … Continue reading

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Creativity Comes from Feeling

I went for a walk by the bay today. And for once, I slowed down.  I was not thinking of the past or the present. I was just in the now moment. I let each of my five senses guide … Continue reading

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