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Am I Guided?

Am I Guided?

Happy birthday to Creating Joy and Wellness. In this first year our tribe has nearly doubled. Much gratitude to you all, I’m continuously inspired by your comments and encouragement.Am I Guided? Absolutely! Everyone is guided. Surely, you’ve had...

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Grab the Bull’s Eye of Self-Esteem

Grab the Bull’s Eye of Self-Esteem

I recently read that the measure of your self-esteem is the distance between who you are and who you want to be. Grabbing self-esteem is your bull's eye; anchored and unwavering. Who you are? Is true authenticity & being comfortable in your own skin. Is the...

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Wait For It

Wait For It

As a 60s Child I used to thrive on instant gratification. Today I see the bigger picture and know there is a Divine plan unfolding for my highest good. As a Type A personality I’m not famous for letting go of control but I’m learning that everything happens not at my...

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Play Like a Dog

Play Like a Dog

As a former marketing person, I love clever catchphrases, my favorite being “play like a dog.” Instant rapture! The wild abandon, the power of physical exertion and breathlessness, the ultimate output for the irresistible draw of stick. Have you ever played frisbee...

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Swamped? Take the Long Way Home

Swamped? Take the Long Way Home

We’ve all found ourselves in a perfect storm when work, family and general life converge and leave you feeling swamped. Stress puts up blinders to critical thinking. Fear robs you of trust in your abilities. But when you disengage, even briefly, you break the cycle,...

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You Are a Glowing Holiday Ornament

You Are a Glowing Holiday Ornament

Like a holiday bobble you generate a luminescent orb around you. I call it your energy field. Scientists call it your biosphere. Others call it your aura. When I starting seeing this etheric field it served as a constant reminder that I am a being of energy. Because...

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The 5 Regets of the Dying

The 5 Regets of the Dying

Yesterday I reviewed my holiday contact list and crossed off the names of three friends who made their transition this past year. Facing the end of life can bring great clarity and I pass along the work of Bronne Ware, an Australian hospice nurse who shares her...

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Gratitude

Gratitude

Gratitude “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into enough and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense...

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Speak the Language of Love

Speak the Language of Love

Express your voice as the language of love. Love is the presence of the Divine and a constant theme throughout all religions. It’s the cornucopia that softens our lives, unites us with one another, quiets our mind and elevates our consciousness. When we embody love we...

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The Definition of Love

The Definition of Love

When I started this journey of discovery I studied with spiritual leader, author and clairvoyant Ellen Tadd and remember her teaching, “Love is that which nurtures the growth of another.” Asking myself, “Does this nurture my growth?” has been a faithful test for my...

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Linda Dierks

Brattleboro, VT/Palm Springs, CA

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