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Do you enjoy your own company?

Do you enjoy your own company

Sometimes you just need to disconnect and enjoy your own company. I enjoy interacting with people—but I also enjoy my own company. It is a wonderful feeling to spend time with myself, enjoying a sense of peace and silence with a cup of coffee, or doing something I like on my own. My Mom always found it amusing to see me quite happy being by myself, engrossed in something or other. As a child, even though I grew up in…

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It's just one of those days when..
Mindful Living Wednesday Wisdom

It’s just one of those days

It is just one of those days. A somewhat weird day. I woke up enthusiastically enough, enjoyed my coffee and looked at my day’s to-do list. Finished my usual work in the kitchen – lunch, breakfast, dinner planning and…

Healing soul ulcers Wednesday Wisdom
Mindful Living Wednesday Wisdom

Healing Soul Ulcers

One of my favorite newsletters is from Brian Johnson of Optimize. In two of his recent newsletters, he talked about soul ulcers–referring to envy being the ulcer of the soul. The phrase “soul ulcers” stuck in my mind—along with…

When Opportunity Knocks, how do you respond?
Mindful Living Wednesday Wisdom

When Opportunity Knocks

Ever sat back and mused with regret over not opening the door when opportunity knocked? Over lost opportunities? That wonderful opportunity you didn’t or couldn’t take? Any you missed this week? Why did you miss them? I’ve had moments…