‘Be-attitudes’ for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

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"‘Be-attitudes’ for keeping New Year’s resolutions" is a recent article originally published in mycentralnewjersey.com by Valerie Minard, a health and spirituality blogger.  You will want to read her spiritual approach to making resolutions that improve our lives, even here in Southern California. After the Turkey, Christmas shopping, and family gatherings–focusing on everyone else–it’s natural to shift focus to one’s own well being. This is Continue Reading

New Year’s Resolution: Cultivate Health by Watching Thought

New Year's Resolution: Cultivate Health by Watching Thought

A guest post written by Diana Usrey from Escondido, California. I love the Hallmark Hall of Fame specials on TV. They frequently feature stories of love overcoming adversity in one form or another. The last one I watched, “Christmas In Conway” was about a man who wanted to build a Ferris wheel in his backyard for his dying wife. I bet I was not the only one who cried and cheered at the end! But the next morning instead of thinking about the Continue Reading

Kairos Time

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We are in the midst of summer and I think half way though the year may be a good time to republish a great blog post that was posted on New Year's Day! This is a guest post written by Tracy Clifton and originally published January 1, 2013. For most of us, New Year’s Day isn’t just about parties or buying a new calendar – it’s also when we give a lot of thought towards the concept of time, whether to exclaim that it has flown by as another year Continue Reading

Resolution – To Help Others With Mental Illness

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A guest post written by Katie S. Brown, a Christian Science practitioner and teacher and the media and legislative liaison for Christian Science in Indiana. One good New Year’s resolution for all of us might be to do whatever we can to prevent tragedies such as happened just before Christmas in Newtown, Connecticut by reaching out to troubled individuals. According to ABC Good Morning America, Adam Lanza “suffered from a condition where he Continue Reading

6 Ways to Build a Healthy Resolve

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  Resolving to make changes for the better is a good idea any time of the year…but each New Year helpfully reminds us of that fact! Tony Lobl’s Huffington Post UK blog “Keeping on Track With Those 'New Year' Resolutions – 6 Ways t0 Build a Healthy Resolve” was posted last year, but its message is still a good place to start. Resolve is a key quality in character reform. But taking it out of the airing cupboard one day a year isn’t Continue Reading

Kairos Time

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A guest post written by Tracy Clifton For most of us, New Year’s Day isn’t just about parties or buying a new calendar – it’s also when we give a lot of thought towards the concept of time, whether to exclaim that it has flown by as another year has passed, or to make resolutions about how we’d like to spend our time in the upcoming year. Time is on everyone’s minds as we try to find more and more of it each year, storing up minutes and hours Continue Reading