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Shine Like the Sun!

I went to a Buddhist study meeting last night and we finished up our study guide in preparation for our upcoming exam. Studying about Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism is important for us because we really need to understand what we’re practicing. This way we won’t be easily discouraged and we will be able to explain this…
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Brain Training Takes Constant Effort!

Monday night John and I went to our couples therapy session with Pete. We had a good session, although the sessions are one and a half hours compared to the previous 50 minute session I was used to for individual therapy. Still, I really feel like couples therapy is a great thing for both of…
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Are We Over-Diagnosed?

While I believe it is healthy and healing to identify an individual’s mental health issues, primarily to help the person and his or her loved ones manage the illness and live life more fully, I also think society has a tendency to over-diagnose people and arbitrarily slap labels on individuals who may not be suffering…
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I Need Courage! The Times They Are A-Changin’

On Saturday John and I took John’s nephew miniature golfing in Sunnyvale for his birthday present. We had fun. We went late in the afternoon and the sky was overcast but it wasn’t too cold. There were a lot of people and a young boy was celebrating a birthday party. We started off behind two…
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Interactive Meditative Journalling with Life Constellation

I found a great website a few days ago called Life Constellation. I received a Tweet from the San Francisco Writer’s Conference about this website so I decided to check it out. I tried it for the first time yesterday, and I loved it. Life Constellation is a website designed by Jill Nephew, a scientist…
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