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Every Thorn in the Desert is a Flower.

    “Every thorn in the desert is a flower,” goes an Israeli expression.   So how do we turn our attitudes around? Sometimes all we see is a thorn. Sometimes we really have to push ourselves into seeing a … Continue reading

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If It Feels Wrong, Then You’re Doing Right

Yesterday, my friend Joelle (apple wedges, not slices) called me. Distraught and depressed. She told me that her sister is up to her eyeballs in a lethal swirl of prescription drugs and alcohol and Joelle has been trying to get … Continue reading

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Turning the Negative Into the Positive

  OK, I know that’s easier said than done…But how do we make a lousy situation a little better? I was sharing this concept with my friend, Emma, this morning. She was having a hard time dealing with her boss, … Continue reading

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