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March 20, 2006 Archives

Get Your Giggle On

posted by chattering mind

Do you need a good laugh? In response to my blog item about drugs and kids getting high, a reader named Robert reminds us that laughter triggers healthy, euphoria-inducing chemicals in the body. “Laughter is, in my opinion, the best […]

Dissolving Smarm with Pith

posted by chattering mind

There’s a “smarmy Stuart Smalley” quality to the affirmations I posted yesterday, writes faithful reader Pacific231. As an antidote, she or he suggests discussing Buddhist “pith” teachings. Great idea. A pith saying is a distilled lesson, a gist, a bit […]

The Classic Wisdom of Stuart Smalley

posted by chattering mind

Speaking of that smarmy Stuart Smalley, did you know that years ago, Al Franken wrote a hilarious book based on his classically nasal, co-dependent, self-help group-addicted SNL character? As the King of Affirmations, in I’m Good Enough, I’m Smart Enough, […]

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Eighteen years ago, I wrote an article for a magazine that got me called in for a taped interview with a Fox TV morning news anchor. Being an effective communicator and a skillful public speaker was a dream of mine at the time. And still is. After some 30 minutes of prep with the station's hair-and-

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Websites to Visit, Blogs to Read
Here are some blogs and websites I like. It's not a complete list. But it's a start. The first is called New Moon Journal and it is written by Michele Bailey-Lessirard, a life coach, collage artist, and "shamanic astrologer." On the opening page of her site, you'll find a little slide show of her am

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Still Posted at My Desk
"Take off from here. And don't be so earnest, let others wear the sackcloth and the ashes. Let go, let fly, forget. You've listened long enough. Now strike your note." From "Station Island," by Seamus Heaney

posted 1:13:33pm Jul. 27, 2007 | read full post »

And Finally, This:
Place your burden at the feet of the Lord of the Universe who accomplishes everything. Remain all the time steadfast in the heart, in the Transcendental Absolute. God knows the past, present and future. He will determine the future for you and accomplish the work. What is to be done will be done at

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