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Three Lessons Learned From Wildfires

Three Lessons Learned From Wildfires

A single spark.    A single breath of wind.    That's all it takes for everything to change. While the SoCal skies have been filled with smoke and ash, NorCal is repeatedly shut into darkness with power outages to prevent the rise of devastating fires. Over...

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The Pace of Pain | Amberly Lago | TEDxBerkeley

The Pace of Pain | Amberly Lago | TEDxBerkeley

Amberly Lago shares her experience with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and her method, PACER, to strengthen resilience through personal challenges. Amberly Lago was a former athlete and professional dancer turned fitness trainer when her life was forever...

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Behind the Cover

Behind the Cover

Have you ever walked into a gallery that steals the breath from your lips and renders you silent in reverence? It’s partly due to the beauty of the individual works, but more impactful, it’s the curation - the way the exhibits have been chosen and strategically...

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How to March Through Every Obstacle This Month

How to March Through Every Obstacle This Month

When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all uphill, When stress is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but don't you quit. … If your plate is overflowing with obligations, your to-do list is longer than Tolstoy’s War and...

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The Gift That Costs Nothing and Benefits All

The Gift That Costs Nothing and Benefits All

It all started at a simple coffee meeting with a friend. We entered the cafe, greeted by the clinking of the doorbell and a barista with an expression shadowed by both his visor and his evident boredom. However, as we approached the counter, he took a closer look at...

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How Thanksgiving Will Change Your Life

How Thanksgiving Will Change Your Life

The evidence is in your spirit. In your brain. In your very DNA. Gratitude will change your life. And what better time to talk about it than this festive month? Thanksgiving is a holiday, yes – one of warmth and family and the best of food (pumpkin pie, anyone?!). But...

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Your Fall Diet Plan: Cinnamon, Cider & Self-Love

Your Fall Diet Plan: Cinnamon, Cider & Self-Love

As integral as cinnamon, cider & spice are to fall, there’s another ingredient that you must add to your diet this autumn... Self-love. That’s right, time to feed the soul. Your diet is not just what you eat. It’s what you watch, what you listen to, what you read,...

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Share Your Story, Heal Your Scars

Share Your Story, Heal Your Scars

My accident tore into my life like some merciless thief. He started with my body, trying to break me and take my leg. But more than that, he was there to rob me of my hope, to pulverize my very purpose. The thief tried to destroy everything I had built, to take...

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A Mom’s Survival Guide When Faced With Adversity

A Mom’s Survival Guide When Faced With Adversity

She’d always been a mama’s girl, and now you could see she was afraid to climb in my bed with me.  I thought she was going to cry, and my first instinct was to try and distract her, the way you do with kids when they fall and bleed a little.  So, I immediately looked...

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