Can you bear some change?

It was a fruitless exercise, but I was already caught up in the ‘have tos’ and ‘gottas’. You see there I was, standing at the bakery counter, digging through my purse for some loose change so I could keep my Euro whole that I planned […]

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Dancing on the Fringe of Things

It is subtle at first: the ‘yes’ to that exciting new project; a nod to take on new levels of parenting (whether you feel prepared to do so or not); the impertinent weather that smacks your windshield as you navigate new roads to pick up […]

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Life Lessons from Yoga

Yoga Living magazine’s Robert Butera provided these great lifestyle tips disguised as how to get more out of your yoga practice. He recently authored the book The Pure Heart of Yoga: Ten Essential Steps to Personal Transformation. Honestly, you can apply these tips to your […]

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Poll ~ Is Multitasking a Must or a Myth?

People seem really divided on this issue. Debunking scientific research that proves the brain can only concentrate on one thing at a time, people clamor to this notion of multitasking. “I just can’t get through the day without it,” a radio host told me yesterday […]

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Oprah Asked Me

“What brings you joy?” Okay, so she asked a million others, too. Here’s what I wrote because I thought the topic was blog-worthy (and I’m also not sure anyone else will see it otherwise.) 🙂 The biggest joy I experience in life is connection with […]

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The Beast of Multitasking

The trader nervously tapped his pen on his desk as he viewed three monitors seemingly at once. Driven by his own ambition, he attempted to absorb the thousands of data points coming at him every day, until his mind became so jumbled that he made […]

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Extreme TV Viewing Kills

According to research conducted by Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute’s Professor David Dunstan, watching more than four hours of television a day can lead to an increase in cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer, and non-CVD/noncancer mortality in Australian adults. The study, which was recently published […]

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Five Ways to Slow Cash ~ Fast

January has motivated me to save. I’m not sure why, but I have this sudden urge to revamp my finances. It got me to thinking about how much money we waste on things we don’t need (one look at my children’s forlorn toy box will […]

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Top Ten Work-Life Balance Blogs

Many thanks to MyLifeScoop for naming the Power of Slow blog one of the top ten work-life balance blogs! Today has been yet another lesson in slow. Even though it didn’t start off very slowly… The alarm went off at 5:30 a.m., just as the […]

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