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WELLNESS WEDNESDAY – July 14, 2021: KINTSUGI’S GOLD DUST

Last week we introduced the concept of kintsugi, the Japanese art form that puts broken pieces together with a mixture of gold dust and glue. The cracks are not hidden, but celebrated and honored. In his book Life Is Messy, Matthew Kelly reminds us, “We possess the...

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Wellness Wednesday – July 7, 2021: KINTSUGI

Last week we reflected on Matthew Kelly’s book, Life Is Messy. In the book, Kelly describes kintsugi, the Japanese ceramic art form in which artists take broken pieces and glue them together again. The sentences below further explain Kelly’s understanding of kintsugi:...

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Wellness Wednesday – June 30, 2021: LIFE IS MESSY

In his recent book, Life Is Messy, Matthew Kelly examines an inevitable aspect of the human condition. Kelly claims there is nothing we can do that will eradicate the mess of life. “The mess is here to stay. It’s unavoidable. It’s just life.” We each have our own mess...

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Wellness Wednesday – June 23, 2021: ASSUMPTION-FREE ZONE

Assumptions are accepted as true or as certain to happen without proof. Personal wellness can be significantly impacted by assumptions we make. Our wellness is enhanced if we can live more frequently in an Assumption-Free Zone. Let’s revisit the assumption I made in...

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Wellness Wednesday – June 16, 2021: ASSUMPTIONS

I had a Top 20 training with teachers in Duluth, Minnesota last Thursday. I drove the 150 miles from my home in St. Paul on Wednesday afternoon. I decided to leave early enough to arrive at my motel in time to watch my favorite baseball team on TV. When I got to my...

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