31
May
2016

Calm in the Eye of Stress

Jim Pehkonen

Life happens to each of us. Yet it is the awareness of our state of thought that allows us to be in the eye of the storm while the frenzy of life occurs.

So often we live in a world of the known, yet we live as if it is the unknown. Those closest to us have the unique ability to create a thought s...

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31
May
2016

Returning To Presence in a World of Stress

The beautiful thing about the morning these days is listening to the birds chirping in a symphony of nature’s love outside my window. I awake in a space of pure love — a powerful way to begin each day. Can you hear the beauty of nature over the noise of thought-storms in your mind?

Thoughts occur....

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16
May
2016

The Opportunity of Going Inside

Life is uniquely complicated. Life happens and we make it mean something. Then we live as if the meaning we created is real. When we begin to realize we create our experience of life from the inside, initially it may get very frustrating. When we realize our frustration is internally created, we oft...

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09
May
2016

Preparing For The Unexpected Inevitable

Jim Pehkonen

Death and taxes — the two “inevitables” in our lives. Whether it is a death of a close friend or relative, it hits us hard.

And yet each person begins this journey in birth and ends it in death. The quality of the time spent in between impacts your life, yet how do you prepare for when one close t...

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02
May
2016

Dealing With The Wounded Thoughts From Trauma

Jim Pehkonen

Trauma is something that happens to everyone to one degree or another, from bullying to events that are far worse. My definition of trauma is: anything less than nurturing that creates a wounded thought.

So many of us who have experienced trauma keep it alive and vital long after our bodies have c...

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