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Happy Valentine's Day!

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Valentine's Day! Download (right-click or control-click and save linked file) this BestieGram for all of your LuckyBesties.

Happy 7th Birthday to Us!

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Practice Until It Becomes A Trait!

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After a recent medical procedure, I laid in bed, in silence, for a few days recovering. I'd fall in and out of sleep for most of the day until my kids came home from school. It was glorious! After three days, I drove to the grocery store. I felt like a recent small-city transplant trying to maneuver through the big city; it was overwhelming to drive and hear the noise of life happening so fast around me. I was moving slower and more cautiously, and everyone else rushed around. I wished for my inner-stillness and peace to be contagious, a much-needed respite for everyone to behold. The luxury of taking one step at a time without the future in mind was awe-inspiring, and it lasted weeks after my procedure.

An article by best-selling author Martha Beck featured in Maria Shriver's The Sunday Paper, Martha said, "What I mean is that our brains, while primed to notice noise, can become tuned to anything we focus on. Each time we touch stillness, in memory or in real-time percept…