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    Why Setting Boundaries Is Crucial To Your Health

    Boundaries No. N-O. This simple word, these two small letters are almost always the hardest for me to say. Someone needs some­thing when I don’t have time. I’ma sked to take on something that is really good but it doesn’t feel right. People need me to help them. Does this sound familiar? What happens to me when I can’t say no or tell what I need is that I get incredibly stressed out. I feel like my throat is tightening. I can see my heart rate racing and my gut churns… literally. I start to get anxious and feel like I’m on a merry go round and can’t get off.…

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    The Power Of The Small Stuff

    Today I heard in my meditation, “Don’t underestimate the power of the small stuff.” This is different than what I usually think. I thought we weren’t supposed to sweat the small stuff –  something I’ve been trying very hard to do. Here I am hearing just the opposite. The more I thought about it, though, I realized how true and powerful this statement really is. I saw pictures of my kids bringing me the dandelions they picked out of the yard. This was a seemingly little thing at the time but it now brings a smile to my face and joy to my heart.  It’s amazing how fast I can go…