Category Archives: Thoughtful Thursday

True Happiness is Internal

The other day when I was texting a friend, I noticed how impatient and grumpy I felt when she didn’t reply and get back to me. There were similar instances with other people wherein I felt irked the same way.…

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To be nice or to be kind, that is the question

The other day an article in the Globe and Mail caught my attention because of its intriguing title, Canada is fighting Covid-19 with niceness … and losing, by Tenille Bonoguore.  The premise of the article was that in trying to … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: privilege is something we need to be very thoughtful about

 

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Thoughtful Thursday: to take care of others, first take care of yourself

Important reminders for us all as we near the 1-year mark of pandemic living. And, remember, taking care of ourselves includes giving ourselves a pass on being all things to all people! Image source: Pinterest  

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Self-kindness includes self-esteem

Two weeks ago I posted about self-kindness and the related benefits of being lazy.  It’s hard not to be attracted by that advice!  In reading about what other advice is out there, one expert suggests that you should concentrate on … Continue reading

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Let’s start with self-kindness – be willing to be lazy

When I mused about planning a year-long birthday project focused on kindness in my previous post, fellow blogger Crystal Byers, who writes the inspiring blog Faith + Gratitude = Peace + Hope, suggested that I could always start with self-kindness. … Continue reading

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Thoughtful (and throwback) Thursday: The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind

My husband and I were treated to a trip down memory lane recently when PBS reran one of their old Legends of Folk Specials, featuring popular singing groups from the 60s performing their hits. We watched and enjoyed the show, … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: what does leading a good life really mean?

This term the philosophy discussion group I belong to has been exploring what it means to lead a good life, or at least that’s our intended theme. Mostly we try to decipher the convoluted writing of the author of the … Continue reading

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