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The Gift of Community

This past Saturday was my birthday.  As with every other day there is always something to learn or relearn. My dear friend Anne Garland was hosting her annual conference at the Griswold Inn in Essex that day and we had decided that after her event a few of us would have a drink in the bar to celebrate my day.Anne…
Dorothy
August 16, 2017
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Power of Many

This past Saturday was my birthday and as always we have so many things to learn, or relearn, and that day was no different. Anne Garland had put together her annual women's event at Griswald Inn in Essex and it was suggested that afterward a few of us would toast at the bar and celebrate my birthday. Anne being Anne…
Dorothy
August 9, 2017
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The Adventure of the Journey

As with all of us, I am so aware that when I am focused on where I want to go in my life, and how I want to get there, amazing things happen.  It is when I sort of know, and/or I am sort of focused, that it seems everything gets stuck and it takes forever.  Life is so different…
Dorothy
August 2, 2017
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Opening Up to Bigger & Better Things

Over the years I have been interviewed by numerous magazines and newspapers as well as various TV and radio hosts in several countries. Nonetheless, being a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Network a short while ago felt as if I was moving to a whole other level. Then, two weeks ago, I received a call from a woman at Huffington…
Dorothy
July 26, 2017
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Simplifying the Journey

I lived overseas in Anguilla, BWI for almost ten years and in coming back to the US I have been able to see so many things I never noticed before. For one, the emphasis that is now being promoted on simplifying life and downsizing is actually a glorious step back into a world where there are so many fewer distractions…
Dorothy
July 19, 2017
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A New Year – Time for New Dreams

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE The first week or two of a New Year is my time to review the past year (once it is over) so I can assess where I am today versus where I was last year at this time. What dreams have been actualized? What dreams no longer fit? What new dreams have…
Dorothy
January 15, 2014
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What a month!

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Have you ever had those times when you knew you were going away for a trip and therefore felt you had to catch up on everything so that when you drove away there was nothing left undone? The house was cleaned, the bills were paid, the paperwork was done, the calls returned,…
Dorothy
August 12, 2013
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AMAZING NEWS

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE As a psychotherapist, I have been in the medical community since 1983.  In 1985 I became committed to alternative medicine, later renamed to complimentary health care, and then called integrative health care, regardless of the term used the theories and approach to health care in this approach are based on values I…
Dorothy
April 20, 2013
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Sixty is the new forty – so they say – and I believe it!

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Sixty is the new forty! Today I attempted something that up until 4 months ago never would have crossed my mind. Today I did a half-marathon in NYC. A girlfriend, Yolanda Lowe, had suggested this but I initially thought it was outrageous.  It was so not how I saw my exercise program…
Dorothy
April 15, 2013
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Another Adventure – with a Friendship Twist.

I have said that I want life to be an adventure and I must say that, as always, we get what we ask for. After my fall in which I sprained my ankle and dealt with swelling, crutches, and an air cast my recovery thankfully, was rather swift.  I did however take the time to read, have quiet time, watch…
Dorothy
October 3, 2012