Beneath disconnection is fear and shame. We can learn to be more resilient. Summarizing the work of Dr Brene Brown as featured in her TED talk in Houston the fall of 2010.
The meaning of the holidays can easily get lost in the busy-ness of the preparations. How do we put the Thanks back in Thanksgiving.
With the emphasis on positive thinking, we can forget there is a value in pessimism. Positive thinking can be like magical thinking unless it is grounded in a realistic assessment of what is.
Often our response when stressed is counter to what we really need. It helps to practice mindfulness in the best of times so we can show up as we intend during the hardest of times.
It is worthwhile to create a daily or weekly practice of asking ourselves, what helps us feel alive? It can enhance our resilience even in difficult times.
Enhancing the quality of our conversations, can enhance the quality of our relationships. The program is derived from a book entitled, Crucial Conversations.
When we are hooked by other's judgments, it is an opportunity to learn more about ourselves.
GRAND MARAIS AREA
It’s time to push the clock forward by 60 minutes during the wee hours of Sunday, March 13 – 2 a.m. local time.
By JOHN FLESHER
AP Environmental Writer
March 9, 2011
By SCOTT BAUER
March 10, 2011
The Grand Marais City Council met on Wednesday and made a couple of automotive decisions. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report.