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NAVIGATING HIGHLY CHARGED EMOTIONAL WATERS—NOT THE EASIEST THING FOR THOSE OF US WHO ARE SUPER SENSITIVE. HERE IS A MUST HAVE FOR THOSE HIGH WAVES.

We’re living in some super charged emotional times and navigating that kind of energy every day from family and friends and colleagues and the evening news and the pings and the tweets…. well, let’s just say, it can feel absolutely, totally and completely overwhelming. And then, just for good measure, throw into that frothing mix…

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YOU’RE SENTENCED TO 27,432 OF THEM A DAY. WHAT ARE YOU DOING WITH YOURS?

Some say 20,000; some say 70,000; some say something in between so 27,432 is actually a conservative estimate. Let’s face it, whichever it is, it’s a big number; it’s a really really big number. You and I have somewhere in the vicinity of 20,000 to 70,000 thoughts a day. And guess what? Most of those

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LEGGO MY EGGO… IT’S LIKE A LENS REFOCUS ON A CAMERA. IT’S A GAME CHANGER…

Waffle popping out of toaster, someone grabbing said Eggo. “Leggo my Eggo”. Nope, we’re not going to talk about waffles today. Our topic of conversation is the proverbial, seemingly ever present ego. Oh yes, that wonderful, tenacious, “I’ve got a strangle hold on your joie de vivre and I’m not letting go” ego. Ego who

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WHAT DO YOUR ZUCCHINIS HAVE TO DO WITH YOUR HAPPINESS? TURNS OUT QUITE A LOT…

It’s planting season. It’s spring. Blossoms are popping all over the place. LOVE this time of year. Racks of seeds in the garden centers—green beans, zucchinis, tomatoes, basil, oregano, eggplants… So many possibilities waiting, dormant, in tiny seeds—sometimes minuscule seeds like basil. For our purposes, imagine packets of happiness, joy, serenity, peace, creativity, love… Oh

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TENDING TO THE TENDER HEART… MAYBE “TOUGHEN UP” ISN’T THE ANSWER.

Tending to the tender heart… maybe “toughen up” isn’t the answer. Some of us are incredibly sensitive. It’s how we came. No amount of “toughen up”, “you’re sooooo sensitive”, “you need a thicker skin” is going to change who we fundamentally are—beautiful, exquisitely sensitive souls. And while it’s your genius—yes, it really is—it can feel

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