According to WHO (the World Health Organization), mental health is:  “… a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.” Thanks to my experience, I…

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“Energy is the common denominator in all dimensions of our lives. Physical energy capacity is measured in terms of quality (low to high) and emotional capacity in quality (negative to positive). These are our most fundamental sources of energy because without sufficient high-octane fuel no mission can be accomplished.” (The Power of Full Engagement: Managing…

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Energy, it can be quite powerful. This summer I experienced feeling the tension, emotion and energy of anger rising within a room, and more importantly the people sharing the space with me. In my particular situation, there was the distinct feeling of being attacked energetically like I had never been attacked before.  It was a…

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Here we are, back in the public park in Ireland. I found this peaceful photo opportunity and want to share it with you. Such grace and such beauty right there in front of my eyes. I enjoyed watching the swan gliding across the water with such grace. When was the last time you put life…

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On that same trip to Dublin Ireland last year, I came across (what I considered) a magical place, a special place. It was a place that literally called to me.  I was drawn to it like a moth to a flame, knowing there was “something” there for me. It was the same feeling for me…

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I photographed this tree in a public park in Dublin Ireland last year. I could have easily spent hours communing with this amazing tree.  I was seeking a few moments communicating with the tree, learning lessons for my life. Most trees give me a sense of “as above, so below”; a reaching for the heavens…

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Many plants can easily show they are healthy and doing well by growing flower buds and then allowing them to open.  In the process they are allowing the sweetness of their lives to be on display for us to enjoy and others  to enjoy – such as the bee in this photo! Truly prospering, flourishing…

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A week ago or so, back in my yard, I found myself taking yet another photo of a flowering rhododendron.  What beauty that planted displayed, do you agree? A thriving, old growth planting, placed here long before my time on this land. Prodded me to notice how people thrive in our world. Yes, there are…

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Just the other day I noticed how wonderfully colorful my yard is.  Having perennial plants flowering is an amazing gift received without much effort at all. The same can be true for you! Yes, you need to find the best location for the plant to root itself, and actually do a bit of work digging…

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While taking a walk in a local park just the other day, I came upon this lil creature. He was making his way ever so slowly across the moss. I decided to take some time to watch him as he moved, carrying his home on his back. He seemed at such ease as he appeared…

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