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Time is a Valuable Commodity – Decluttering Our Schedule

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Many books exist on decluttering our homes, getting rid of things. Nowadays we have the “luxury” of being burdened by having and owning too many things. Shelves are crowded and homes feel stuffy. Things take over and cramp our quality of life. The same goes for our schedules. Calendars are filled day after day, season […]

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Back to School as Adults

| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

As children are starting a new school year, we all are hopeful of beginning the season with a clean slate. Days are getting cooler and shorter and our work morale and ambitions are reaching new highs. We’re eager to do things better, and maybe even tackle the one or many left over projects from earlier […]

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Why Travel?

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

August is a strong travel month for a lot of people. It is a shove to get ready for it; to get the house ready for it; and now also to get ready with our baby girl. Just thinking about the preparation, I wonder why we do it. To top it off, it means significant […]

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Father´s Day

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father’s Day stands in the shadow of Mother´s Day, just like fathers often do in comparison to mothers. Moms are the known and celebrated nurturers, booboo kissers and lunch packers in children´s lives. Fathers often fulfill a more distant presence. The two roles are different in appearance but certainly not in respect to love towards […]

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A Mother´s Day Message

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

As I am eagerly awaiting my first Mother´s Day as a mother, I am reflecting on what it means to be a mother. So many things I only now understand: like the greatest happiness is when your child is happy and healthy; or when your child is in pain, all you want is to be […]

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Good Coming from Bad

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

It was 2.30 am a few days after Valentine´s Day and I was up nursing my four-month old daughter. As usual, all was quiet and we were the only ones up. I was pondering the topic for this column when things turned scary. After seeing flashlight beams in our hallway and a loud pounding on […]

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Meditating at Last in 2016

| January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

New year´s resolutions are passé, at least in my house. It is just too frustrating to make the same list every first of the year and not feeling very dedicated to their execution. Therefore, for many years I have had the habit of dreaming big on January first, more like visualizing. Some things happened, others […]

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Being Mentally Strong with Simple Behaviors and Habits

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Since my professional focus is around people´s habits, a book with the following title got my immediate attention: “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don´t Do: Take Back Your Power, Embrace Change, Face Your Fears, and Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success,” by Amy Morin. I decided to find out what things […]

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Shift from Enduring to Flourishing

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud “What does not kill me makes me stronger!” This sentiment is a staple in many households and maybe it was in yours growing up. It is very prevalent with people who went through severe hardships like a war or the Depression. It is understandable in those times and served well for survival. […]

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Fourth of July with an Additional Take on Independence

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud The Fourth of July is one of our nation´s proudest days. We celebrate the freedom and independence that this country allows us to experience. It is a precious human value, denied to many in this world. While you are celebrating this grand reality, I invite you to make it even more powerful […]

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