soul spaces, perfectionism

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This week in Soul Spaces I’m letting go of perfectionism. Giving Up Perfection I have the perfect thing to give up for lent; perfection. It is a dream, goal, and illusion that haunts my every move. I have tortured myself for years in search of the perfect. The perfect partner, the perfect diet, the perfect…

suiseki, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you Homeboy Industries, stone appreciation, and the secret to happiness. Homeboy Industries Father Greg started Homeboy Industries as part of Dolores Mission with the idea to invest in gang members rather than simply incarcerate them. Based in the LA with one of the largest gang, prison, and poverty populations in the…

Walking for Health, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories bring you hula hooping, hibernation, the meaning of life, walking for health and zestful living. Hoop Dancing Katie Sunshine sure knows how to make hooping fun and interesting. In this video, she uses a hoop with holes to paint while dancing! She makes it look easy, but I’ve tried hooping and…

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Gratitude and the Art of Life

More and more, I believe that gratitude is the key to satisfaction and happiness in life. And the way out of the rat race to success that most of us are engaged in. Even the spiritualists have hopped on the band wagon, encouraging us to achieve our goals, be happy, live purposefully, achieve enlightenment, nirvana, or Christ consciousness, end hunger,…

Satisfaction and the Art of Self Improvement

I dedicate 2012 to be the Year of Small Improvements. This is a new gentler perspective for me. I still have goals and things that I want to accomplish in my life, but I’m starting with satisfaction where I am. Gratitude has become the foundation for my steadily improving life. Here is a great little exercise by Terri Cole to stop…