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Is Happiness Highly Over-rated?

by Patricia

I’ve been having discussions recently with people about happiness, as clients have been saying “I just want to be happy.” This peaked my curiosity and I started asking the question “What does that mean to you? How do you define happiness?”  This is what I heard… It means I won’t be sad anymore (some other […]

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Emotions are like weather – constantly changing!

by Patricia

As I opened the front door today to get the paper, I was greeted by a blast of cold air. I shivered at the thought that winter was coming quickly. My next wish was for warmth. So I shut the door. Then I realized that many of us do emotions the same way. We walk […]

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Finding patience with bits and bytes

by Patricia

Today I graduated to another level of geekdom (said with great respect for those who master technology!). I created a new blog site to host the documentaries on Vets Journey Home and Taking It Lightly. I was so wonderfully successful in converting videos to the right format and uploading them that I think I will […]

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Tears in the vegetable aisle

by Patricia

My eyes have been a little “leaky” lately! In the tiredness that comes from very long and high energy days, I have encountered sadness that I didn’t expect. Sadness that doesn’t seem to be associated with any one cause or incident. Just a general sad. The result is my leaky eyes have released tears in […]

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Reflections on Gratitude and Peace

by Patricia

On the Monday after a Taking It Lightly weekend, I am often physically tired yet deeply peaceful. Every weekend reminds me why I do this work – hearts are opened and sometimes literally a life is saved. It is rewarding to see someone get their giggle back or find forgiveness and peace. So this afternoon, […]

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Resistance is futile! What is, is. Now what? Take It Lightly!

by Patricia

When recently challenged with someone else’s crisis that dramatically affected my life, my workload and my emotional state, I found myself hi-jacked, in resentment and frustration. As I listened to my internal conversation (an actually hilarious version of why me? why now?) I began to laugh. What value was there in that response? It certainly […]

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