Replace the Dial

How many of you are old enough to remember the TVs with a dial for the channel and another for the volume, where the outer part of the dial was a knob that could be slipped off its post?  There's a story in my family that my father would ...

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Kim: A Dab Won't Do Ya

Early fall arrives in Maine sooner than it arrives on the calendar, and we've already had some frosty mornings, so today's warm sun and moderate temperatures were welcome for my walk.  Down by the river, I stood on a flat rock with my ...

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Kim: Following the Flow

A few years ago, I was really anxious about social situations.  I avoided most and was distinctly uncomfortable in those I could not deflect.  Was it true social anxiety, or was I just an introverted person who hit a long rough patch in ...

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Kim: Not Tarrying With Yesterday

I just returned from my Sunday morning nature walk.  The river and its early autumn foliage is a great setting to invite Gratitude Flow, which is one of my Poster Girl Habits (Habit #4:  EVERYDAY RITUALS). In the deep state of bliss ...

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Kim: Poster Girl Habits

They say to write what you love, and write what you know.  That is why I increasingly write about contentment as a way of being.  Fasting is the foundation of my contentment, and I've layered it with a few other practices that keep me in ...

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Ryan: Like Riding a Bike

People always say “it’s like riding a bike” to mean that something should be easy when it isn’t. At the beginning of every school year, I struggle to set up my electronic grade book even though I use it every day for 10 months. ...

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