Conversations with Santa

Strength, hope and hard truths

Those of us living in America are faced with heartache, pain, anger and confusion, both in the streets and in our hearts. This pandemic has affected all our lives, some were personally touched by loss and suffering of our loved ones.  And in the midst of all this, the light is being shined on issues …

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Self-communication

Communication with self is likely the most important form of communication that exists. Every word, action and subsequent decision starts with how we perceive and speak to ourselves. Firstly, take time to listen to the way you really talk to yourself. What do you say to yourself when you make a mistake? What words do …

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Alone but not isolated

At this time in our world, with so many things off-limits, those of us who are living alone, for whatever reason, may feel that there is too much silence.  The action, the white noise, the busyness that kept us surrounded by other people, has disappeared. This leaves us alone with our thoughts, emotions, stresses and …

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Joyful Communication

For the first time ever we are in the unique situation of being around our families or partners all day, every day.  For most people who are not going into a job , or are not able to leave the house except for essentials, we find our focus shifted to our environment and the people …

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Staying Connected

Our world is slowing opening up again.  But in the meantime, many of us find ourselves at home, in lockdown, either alone or with our family. Being in your house alone, not being able to go out, socialize and spend time with others can make one feel very lonely or unhappy.  Going out is form …

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Empowered communication

In this new world, we need to adapt the way we think or we will get left behind.  For some, this means braving the world of technology and for others it means figuring out how to live, work and play at home.  One of the keys to effectively surviving this lock-down period, no matter where …

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Living in the now

Every day our inboxes are flooded with headlines of what is going on around the world right now.  Everywhere you look, there is a constant reminder of how much things have changed and how our lives will be forever changed. With all the information out there, one can feel overwhelmed.  But  we all have a …

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What your mind can do for you

Our strong immune system has everything to do with a regulated nervous system. It is important to have our nervous systems regulated.   So how do we regulate our nervous systems?   We do this by breathing, being mindful and calming ourselves in whatever way works for us. This is a time for us to create as …

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Embracing our new world

We find ourselves in a brave new world with new rules and an entirely new way of living.  Each day we wake and the things that we would normally do, we can no longer do.  Our routines, habits and even our way of thinking about our days, have had to change. Change is never easy.  …

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